FRA - FRANCE
YVELINES
Description On October 16th 2008 FFSA (Fédération Française du Sport Automobile, that is French Federation of Car Racing) announced that French 2009 F.1 GP (scheduled at Magny-Cours) will be cancelled. Meanwhile it announced that there are 6 proposals for new circuits that should host French GP in the following years. This proposals are listed here in alphabetically order:
On March 17th 2009 Apex Circuit Design announced a proposal for permanent circuit that should host French F.1 GP from 2011
Location Flins-sur-Seine - Les Mureaux
78 - Yvelines - Île-de-France
Location Between Flins-sur-Seine and Les Mureaux
Latitude - Longitude + 48°59'17"     + 1°53'11"
48.988056     1.886389
UTM Coordinates X = 418528.911  -  Y = 5426725.488  -  Zone 31U
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 (*) GéoPortail
Altitude AMSL 20 m - 66 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer Apex
Apex Circuit Design Ltd
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Chat in English --> French Grand Prix cancelled for 2009
(2) Italian English ForumForum --> Europe --> France --> FRA - Yvelines, Flins Les Mureaux [ITA ENG]
(3) English www.apexcircuitdesign.co.uk (...)Apex Circuit Design Ltd.
(4) English www.apexcircuitdesign.co.uk (...)Apex Circuit Design Ltd.
(5) Dutch www.circuitsofthepast.nl/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=86&sid=1cf6c73e67c8c1ed5bfbe39fe40c9a97Circuits of the past - Nederlandstalig forum --> Circuits --> Flins-sur-Seine
(6) Italian Autosprint 5/2009 (page 28)No economic help from French governement
(7) Italian Autosprint 11/2009 (page 26)
(8) French paris-ile-de-france-centre.france3.fr (...) [Publishing date: September 26th 2008]
(9) French www.ffsa.org/article.php?id=18575 [Publishing date: October 16th 2008]

(*) 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.

Yvelines
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page March 20th 2009
Info last update March 17th 2009
Designer Apex
Apex Circuit Design Ltd
Distinctive points  
length (approx) 4500  m 14764  ft 2.796  mi   (7)
length (approx) 4500  m 14764  ft 2.796  mi   (7)
length (approx) 4460  m 14633  ft 2.771  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)
Straight length (approx) 1000  m 3281  ft 0.621  mi Longest straight (7)
Straight length (approx) 700  m 2297  ft 0.435  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)
Straight length (approx) 900  m 2953  ft 0.559  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)
Total area 95  hectares 950000  m² 234.748  acres   (4)





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April 6th 2009     Guido de Carli   Quintin03 Update Description
March 20th 2009     Guido de Carli   Quintin03 Update Description
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October 21st 2008     Guido de Carli   Roelard Smit New Description without map
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