USA - UNITED STATES
PHILADELPHIA
Description Abandoned proposal for a street circuit that should have hosted a Champ Car event in 2006 or 2007. I don’t know the relationship between two proposals
Location Philadelphia
PA - Pennsylvania - Northeastern States
Location Philadelphia town center
Latitude - Longitude + 39°57'41"     - 75°10'21"
39.961389     -75.1725
UTM Coordinates X = 485267.158  -  Y = 4423486.034  -  Zone 18S
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Microsoft Research Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) MapQuest
Altitude AMSL 10 m - 33 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.autoracing1.com/rumors.asp?tid=194
(2) English www.etracksonline.co.uk/NAmerica/USA/PA/philadelphia1.htmle-Tracks
(3) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2355809Track layout
(4) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2358383Track layout

(*) 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.

Philadelphia
Description First proposal
Years 2006 o 2007
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 24th 2008
Info last update 2006
Designer  
Distinctive points Benjamin Franklin Pkwy - N 20th Street - Race Street - Logan Square - Benjamin Franklin Pkwy - N 20th Street - Benjamin Franklin Pkwy - N 22nd Street - Pennsylvania Avenue - Kelly Dr - East River Dr - Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
length 2977  m 9766  ft 1.85  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (3)

Philadelphia
Description Second proposal
Years 2006 o 2007
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 24th 2008
Info last update 2006
Designer  
Distinctive points Benjamin Franklin Pkwy - N 21st Street - Benjamin Franklin Pkwy - Logan Square - Benjamin Franklin Pkwy - N 20th Street - Benjamin Franklin Pkwy - N 22nd Street - Pennsylvania Avenue - Spring Garden Street - Art Museum Plaza - East River Dr - Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
length 2594  m 8511  ft 1.612  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (4)

Philadelphia: First proposal

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Philadelphia: Second proposal

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
October 24th 2008     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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