ITA - ITALY
CASERTA
SORRY, SOME DATA ARE NOT TRANSLATED YET
Description Street circuit used with diferent layouts from 1928 to 1967, when in a race valid for Italian F.3 championship in a big accident died "Geki" Russo. The accident took place around the gentle right hand curve (see the map)
Location Caserta
CE - Caserta - Campania
Location Few hundreds South of Caserta Royal Palace
Latitude - Longitude + 41°03'50"     + 14°19'19"
41.063889     14.321944
UTM Coordinates X = 443029.367  -  Y = 4546070.836  -  Zone 33T
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Altitude AMSL 56 m - 184 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> CASERTA - at last!, message by Barry Boor
(2) English www.grandprix.com/gpe/cir-030.htmlGrandPrix.com - Circuits: Italian Road Racing
(3) Italian Autosprint 26/1967 (page 6)Map ans sketch of Geki Russo’s crash
(4) Italian Autosprint 14/1971 (page 8)La sentenza assolve gli organizzatori per la morte di Geki Russo

(*) 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.

Caserta
Description  
Years 1928÷1929
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type  
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 4th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 21500  m 70538  ft 13.36  mi    

Caserta
Description  
Years 1930
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type  
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 4th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 25370  m 83235  ft 15.765  mi    

Caserta
Description  
Years 1951÷1952
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 April 4th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4600  m 15092  ft 2.858  mi    

Caserta
Description Layout confirmed as shown on my map (previously I had some doubts)
Years 1953÷1967
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 May 18th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4550  m 14928  ft 2.827  mi    
Straight length 1269  m 4163  ft 0.789  mi Start finish straight (3)
Straight length 1620  m 5315  ft 1.007  mi Straight between turn 2 and turn 3 (3)
Straight length 1708  m 5604  ft 1.061  mi Straight between turn 1 and turn 2 (3)

Caserta 1953÷1967

Caserta 1953÷1967



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 18th 2008   1953÷1967 Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 18th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
May 13th 2004     Guido de Carli     Update Description
July 5th 2003     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
July 2nd 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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