KEN - KENYA
NAKURU
Description Circuit largely disused by 1986, it was still occasionally used as a testing ground through to at least 2002. Now the area is overbuilt.
Location Lake Nakuru - Rift Valley
Location Lake View Estate area, at bottom of Honeymoon Hill
Latitude - Longitude (approx) - 0°19'00"     + 36°04'00"     (approx)
-0.316667     36.066667     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 173454.797  -  Y = 9964952.549  -  Zone 37M     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL (approx) 1780 m - 5840 ft    (approx)
Inauguration February 1956
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> A Kenyan track called Nakuru
(2) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Nakuru
(3) English www.etracksonline.co.uk/Africa/Kenya/nakuru.htmle-Tracks
(4) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/nakuru.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(5) Italian Grace 3/2007 (page 36)Description in brief (without map) [Publishing date: April 2007]

(*) 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.

Nakuru
Description  
Years 1956÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration February 1956
Closing  
Last update of this page January 18th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Hairpin Bend - Rhoda Bend - Back Straight - Town Bend - The Esses - Lake View
length 2092  m 6864  ft 1.3  mi   (2)
length 2137  m 7012  ft 1.328  mi   (3)

Nakuru

Nakuru



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
October 15th 2010   1956÷... Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Description with map
January 18th 2008   1956÷... Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 13th 2008   1956÷... Guido de Carli     Update Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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