ANG - ANGOLA
RESTINGA DO LOBITO
Description On September 17th 1967 it hosted V Circuito do Lobito (5th Lobito Circuit), so probably this track was first used in 1963 (or before) and not in 1972, as I wrote at first
Location Lobito - Benguela
Location  
Latitude - Longitude - 12°19'22"     + 13°34'27"
-12.322778     13.574167
UTM Coordinates X = 344957.592  -  Y = 8637342.011  -  Zone 33L
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 1 m - 3 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Portuguese autosport.aeiou.pt (...)
(2) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Benguela circuit, Angola
(3) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2323278Track layout
(4) English www.motorsportmemorial.org/focus.php?db=ct&n=8708The Motorsport Memorial
(5) Angolan Portoguese www.sanzalangola.com/galeria/album97?&page=5Racing photos

(*) 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.

Restinga do Lobito
Description  
Years 1963?÷
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 9th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1456  m 4778  ft 0.905  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (3)

Restinga do Lobito (hypothesis)

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
April 9th 2009   1963?÷ Guido de Carli   Pier Paolo Garagnani Update Description
October 10th 2008   1963?÷ Guido de Carli Vasco Jorge Taborda Update Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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