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BOLOGNA, GIARDINI MARGHERITA
SORRY, SOME DATA ARE NOT TRANSLATED YET
Not to be confused with Bologna (1908÷1913) - Bologna, Autodromo - Bologna, Motor Show - Bologna, Zappoli - Borgo Panigale (Ducati) - Borgo Panigale, Pista Azzurra
Description Street circuit used on June 10th 1927. I don’t know if and eventalluy when it was used in following years too. In 1991 Margherita Park hosted GP 4e, a race for electrical cars, but the circuit (not shown here) was different and much shorter than the 1927 one.
Location Giardini Margherita, Bologna
BO - Bologna - Emilia Romagna
Location In Giardini Margherita (Margherita Park) and around Arsenale militare (Military Arsenal), today Staveco parking
Latitude - Longitude + 44°29'01"     + 11°21'05"
44.483611     11.351389
UTM Coordinates X = 686983.517  -  Y = 4928278.002  -  Zone 32T
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Portale Cartografico Nazionale  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Visual Pagine Gialle
Altitude AMSL 78 m - 256 ft
Inauguration June 10th 1927
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian www.baconinborzacchini.it/bologna.htmBorzacchini official website - Map
(2) Italian www.motorvalley.it/personaggi_dettaglio.asp?idpa=1549&idd=105&categoria=Motociclismo
(3) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(4) Italian www.tazionuvolari.it/corse3it.htmTazio Nuvolari’s official website
(5) Italian Guida d’Italia del Touring Club Italiano - Liguria, Toscana settentr., Emilia - vol II /1916 (page 160)Published by: Touring Club Italiano - year: 1916
Town map
(6) Italian Rombo 19/1991 (page 50)Circuito usato per il GP 4e (vetture elettriche) del 1991

(*) 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.

Circuito Automobilistico di Bologna
Description  
Years 1927 (1928÷1939, 1945÷1951?)
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration June 10th 1927
Closing  
Last update of this page May 23rd 2003
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4800  m 15748  ft 2.983  mi   (4)

Bologna, Giardini Margherita

Bologna, Giardini Margherita

Bologna, Giardini Margherita



PHOTOS

1988


Photos by Guido de Carli - July 22nd 2004
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Piazzale Mario Jacchia (Mario Jacchia square), where start/finish line wasPiazzale Mario Jacchia (Mario Jacchia square)Chalet, in Piazzale Mario Jacchia (Mario Jacchia square)viale Gino Gamberini

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viale Gino Gamberiniviale Gino Gamberini

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Giardini Margherita (Margherita Garden) gateSame as previous photo, but in opposite directionvia Castiglione

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via Castiglionejunction between via Castiglione and via dei Cappuccinijunction between via Castiglione and via dei Cappuccinivia dei Cappuccini

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via dei Cappuccinivia dei CappucciniStrada San Michele in Bosco (San Michele in Bosco Street). This photo was taken in front of Rizzoli Hospital (behind the photographer)Strada San Michele in Bosco (San Michele in Bosco Street)

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Strada San Michele in Bosco (San Michele in Bosco Street)Strada San Michele in Bosco (San Michele in Bosco Street)Strada di San Mamolo (San Mamolo Street)Viale Enrico Panzacchi. This photo was taken in front of D’Azeglio Gate

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Arsenale Militare (Military Arsenal), Viale Enrico Panzacchi. This photo was taken in front of Castiglione Gate, in opposite direction to the circuitJunction in front of Castiglione GateViale Giovanni Gozzadini. This photo was taken in front of Castiglione GateCastiglione Gate

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Viale Giovanni GozzadiniSanto Stefano GateGiardini Margherita (Margherita Garden) gate, in front of Santo Stefano gate. Here the circuit went into the gardenPath just after the gate

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This photo was taken in opposite direction to the circuit 


Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
August 18th 2005 Circuito Automobilistico di Bologna 1927 (1928÷1939, 1945÷1951?) Guido de Carli     Update Description
February 18th 2005 Circuito Automobilistico di Bologna 1927 (1928÷1939, 1945÷1951?) Guido de Carli     New Photos (on this site)
January 18th 2004 Circuito Automobilistico di Bologna 1927 (1928÷1939, 1945÷1951?) Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
January 7th 2004     Guido de Carli     New Description
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