USA - UNITED STATES
RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY
Description Since its opening in 1946, this circuit changes three times official names and five times track layout
Location Richmond
VA - Virginia - Southern States
Location 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA
Latitude - Longitude + 37°35'28"     - 77°25'11"
37.591111     -77.419722
UTM Coordinates X = 286364.34  -  Y = 4163202.343  -  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 57 m - 187 ft
Inauguration October 12th 1946
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> North America --> USA: Southern States -->
(2) English en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richmond_International_RacewayWikipedia
(3) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(4) English (United States) www.richmondracewaycomplex.com
(5) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/richmond.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World: It has a brief history of the track
(6) English (United States) www.usacracing.com/trackslist/90.html?div=silver
(7) English www.rir.comOfficial website

(*) 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.

Dirt oval
Description  
Years 1946÷1968?
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Dirt Oval course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 27th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 805  m 2640  ft 1/2  mi   (5)

Oval
Description  
Years 1968÷?
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Oval course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 27th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 805  m 2640  ft 1/2  mi   (5)

Richmond International Raceway
Description  
Years 1988÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Oval course
Inauguration September 1988
Closing  
Last update of this page June 25th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1207  m 3960  ft 3/4  mi   (6)
length 1221  m 4007  ft 0.759  mi   (3)
length 1221  m 4007  ft 0.759  mi   (5)
Width 18.3  m 60  ft      (5)
Max. banking (bends) 14  ° 24.9  %        (2)
Total area 324  hectares 3237520  m² 800  acres   (4)
Banking 8  ° 14.1  %      Start finish straight (2)
Banking 2  ° 3.5  %      Opposite straight (2)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
October 26th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 27th 2007     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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