MAR - MOROCCO
AIN DIAB
Not to be confused with Anfa - Casablanca, Corniche
Description Track inaugurated in 1957 and used for Morocco F.1 GP in 1958. Some sections are in common with previous Anfa circuit and it is not far from Circuit de la Corniche de Casablanca
Location Ain Diab, Casablanca - Casablanca-Anfa - Grand Casablanca
Location Ain Diab, suburb of Casablanca
Latitude - Longitude + 33°34'43"     - 7°41'18"
33.578611     -7.688333
UTM Coordinates X = 621728.603  -  Y = 3716205.523  -  Zone 29S
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 15 m - 49 ft
Inauguration 1957
Closing 1958
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) French jbbassibey.free.fr/ain_diab.htm
(2) English jbbassibey.free.fr/eng-%20ain_diab.htm
(3) Dutch www.circuitsofthepast.nlCircuits of the past: phots
(4) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1694802Track layout
(5) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(6) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/aindiab.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(7) Italian Conoscere la Formula 1 1 (page 271)Published by: Rizzoli Editore - year: 1984
(8) Italian Grace 3/2007 (page 34)Description in brief (without map) [Publishing date: April 2007]

(*) 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.

Ain Diab
Description  
Years 1957÷1958
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1957
Closing 1958
Last update of this page March 13th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Coast Road - Ain Diab Corner - Boulevard Panoramique - Boulevard Alexandre Corner - Azemmour Casablanca Main Road - Azemmour Road Curve - Sidi Abderhaman Curve
length 7602  m 24942  ft 4.724  mi   (6)
length 7633  m 25042  ft 4.743  mi   (5)
length 7618  m 24993  ft 4.734  mi   (7)
length 7633  m 25043  ft 4.743  mi   (1)
length 7658  m 25124  ft 4.758  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (4)

Casablanca - comparison between different circuits: Anfa, Ain Diab and Circuit de la Corniche de Casablanca

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Ain Diab

Ain Diab

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
April 4th 2008   1957÷1958 Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 12th 2008   1957÷1958 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Map
August 23rd 2005   1957÷1958 Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 21st 2004   1957÷1958 Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 12th 2004   1957÷1958 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
October 31st 2002   1957÷1958 Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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