ARG - ARGENTINA
CAPILLA DEL MONTE
Description Road circuit used for Touring Car races. Surface was partially asphalted (on National Road N°38) and partially in grit and dirt track
Location Capilla del Monte
X - Córdoba - Centro
Location  
Latitude - Longitude (approx) - 30°50'51"     - 64°33'08"     (approx)
-30.8475     -64.552222     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 351571.512  -  Y = 6586267.612  -  Zone 20J     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL (approx) 1000 m - 3281 ft    (approx)
Inauguration 1964
Closing August 2nd 1970
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Argentinian Spanish mail, note Mail from Luis Alberto González dated November 7th 2009
(2) Argentinian Spanish ForumForum --> Latin America --> Argentina --> Circuitos Argentinos [ESP]
(3) Italian Autosprint 21/1970 (page 39)Touring race on a road circuit 66 km long
(4) Argentinian Spanish Automundo 153/1968 (page 18)Map and description [Publishing date: April 9th 1968]

(*) 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.

Capilla del Monte
Description  
Years 1964÷1967
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1964
Closing 1967
Last update of this page November 10th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Capilla del Monte - Ruta Nacional N°38 - Charbonnier - Cruz del Eje - Los Sauces - San Marcos Sierra - Capilla del Monte

Capilla del Monte
Description Track layout is very similar to the one used on previous years. The only difference is near Los Sauces, where the previous ford is replaces by a new wider section, on the right
Years 1968
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration April 14th 1968
Closing April 14th 1968
Last update of this page November 10th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Capilla del Monte - Ruta Nacional N°38 - Charbonnier - Cruz del Eje - Los Sauces - San Marcos Sierra - Capilla del Monte
length 47.2  km    29.33  mi asphalted sections only (1)
length 38.2  km    23.737  mi dirt sections only (1)
length 85.4  km    53.067  mi Total length (1)

Capilla del Monte
Description 1970 track layout was a short version of the previous one. Section removed probably was the one near Cruz del Eje and its artificial lake
Years 1970
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration August 2nd 1970
Closing August 2nd 1970
Last update of this page November 10th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 30000  m 98425  ft 18.642  mi asphalted sections only (1)
length 36.6  km    22.743  mi dirt sections only (1)
length 66  km    41.012  mi Total length (3)
length 66.6  km    41.384  mi Total length (1)

Capilla del Monte 1968

Capilla del Monte 1968



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
November 11th 2009     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Luis Alberto González Update Description with map
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