UAE - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
DUBAI (1981)
SORRY, SOME DATA ARE NOT TRANSLATED YET
Description Street circuit held in an open area and on the asphalt streets around Hyatt Regency hotel. A section approx 1 km - 0.62 mi long used an existing two-lanes road, while remaining section is completely new. On December 4th 1981 it hosted Dubai Grand Prix: it was an exhibition, a general test for hosting a Formula 1 race in 1983.
Location Dubai - Dubai
Location Around Hyatt Regency hotel
Latitude - Longitude + 25°16'39"     + 55°18'13"
25.2775     55.303611
UTM Coordinates X = 329188.393  -  Y = 2796755.457  -  Zone 40R
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 5 m - 16 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Asia --> More countries --> UAE - Dubai Autodrome [ENG]
(2) English www.forix.com/8w/bsp-81.html8W: 1981 - Martin Hone gains some experience at the Dubai Grand Prix - by David Page
(3) Italian Rombo 33/1981 (page 16)Dubai
(4) Italian Autosprint 41/1981 (page 6)Il circuito per la dimostrazione F.1 di fine dicembre
(5) Italian Rombo 26/1981 (page 52)Circuito per la gara di dicembre [Publishing date: October 12th 1981]

(*) 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.

Dubai (1981)
Description  
Years 1981
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page September 25th 2005
Info last update October 1981
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2625  m 8612  ft 1.631  mi    

Dubai (1981)

Dubai (1981)



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
June 24th 2008   1981     Lorenzo Tommasi Update Description
September 25th 2005   1981 Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 30th 2005   1981 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
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