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KASSEL-WILHELMSHÖHE / HERKULES BERGRENNEN / HERKULES BERGPREIS
Not to be confused with Kassel Calden Flughafenrennen
Description  
Location Kassel
HE - Hessen - 1949÷1990: BRD
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 51°18'32"     + 9°24'59"
51.308889     9.416389
UTM Coordinates X = 529023.366  -  Y = 5684257.741  -  Zone 32U
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) GoYellow.de
Altitude AMSL 300 m - 984 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1546991Track layout
(2) English www.milermeter.com/?r=4559416Track layout
(3) English www.milermeter.com/?r=4559439Track layout
(4) English English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(5) German www.herkules-bergrennen.deOfficial website

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Herkules Bergrennen
Description Map (used for drawing my one here) and lenght data reported by Motor Racing Circuits Database are very different, but I don’t know what are correct and what are wrong
Years 1923÷1927, 1951÷1954
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Hillclimb
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 6th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2384  m 7823  ft 1.482  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (4)
length 5400  m 17717  ft 3.355  mi Editions 1923?÷1924  
length 4500  m 14764  ft 2.796  mi Editions 1926?-1927  
length 4800  m 15748  ft 2.983  mi Edition 1925  

Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Description  
Years 195x
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 24th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Kleine Schleife - Große Schleife - Spitzkehre - Burgfeld-Kurve - Wall-Kurve - Löwenburg - Steinhöfer Wasserfall - Sprungbrett - Aquädukt - Gefällstrecke
length 4336  m 14226  ft 2.694  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Herkules Bergpreis
Description Track layout used surelòy in 2011, I don’t know if it is the same used also from 2005
Years 2005?÷2011÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Historical parade
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 7th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4500  m 14764  ft 2.796  mi   (5)
length 3652  m 11981  ft 2.269  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)

Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe / Herkules Bergrennen / Herkules Bergpreis

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Herkules Bergrennen (1923÷1927, 1951÷1954) - layout to be confirmed

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth - milermeter.com
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe 195x

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth - milermeter.com
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Herkules Bergpreis 2011 (also from 2005?)

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth - milermeter.com
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
June 7th 2011 Herkules Bergpreis 2005?÷2011÷... Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Martin Berrang Update Description with map
February 24th 2008 Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe 195x Guido de Carli Lorenzo Tommasi   New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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