GRE - GREECE
RODOS / ΡΌΔΟΣ
Description Street circuit used from 1958 to 1971. It was a very fast, spectacular and difficult circuit. During the 1971 race a prominent driver of that time, G. Meimarides, who raced under the pseudonym "Mavros", had a fatal accident when his Alfa Romeo GTAm crushed into the walls at high speed. Because of that the street circuits were banned in Greece.
Location Rodi / Rhodes / Rodos - Dodecaneso / Dodecanese - Egeo Meridionale / South Aegean
Location Around the medieval walls of the city, Rhodes
Latitude - Longitude + 36°26'35"     + 28°13'48"
36.443056     28.23
UTM Coordinates X = 610236.093  -  Y = 4033794.602  -  Zone 35S
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
Altitude AMSL 1 m - 3 ft
Inauguration 1958
Closing 1971
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English mail, note All info were e-mailed by Nick A. Tsentikopoulos on February 4th 2006

(*) 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.

Rodos / Ρόδος
Description  
Years 1958÷1971
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration 1958
Closing 1971
Last update of this page February 19th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Acti Sachtouri - Alexandreias Sq. - Papagou - Makariou - Dimokratias - Vyronos
length (approx) 3800  m 12467  ft 2.361  mi   (1)

Rodos

Rodos



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
February 19th 2006   1958÷1971 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Nikos A. Tsentikopoulos New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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