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BEIJING JINGKAI (A1GP)
Not to be confused with Beijing / Da Dushezhen - Beijing Goldenport Motor Park - Beijing International Street Circuit (Superleague) - Beijing Olympic Stadium
Description  
Location Beijing / Pechino - Beijing
Location Jingkai Convention and Exhibition Centre,
Beijing
Latitude - Longitude + 39°48'30"     +116°29'52"
39.808333     116.497778
UTM Coordinates X = 457010.762  -  Y = 4406605.035  -  Zone 50S
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 32 m - 105 ft
Inauguration November 12th 2006
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_International_StreetcircuitWikipedia
(2) English www.a1gp.comA1GP Official website
(3) English www.a1gp.com/Circuit/CircuitInfo.aspx?circuitId=10A1GP Official website
(4) English www.etracksonline.co.uk/Asia/China/jingkai06.htmle-Tracks
(5) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2360939Track layout
(6) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2360945Track layout
(7) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2360950Track 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.

Beijing Jingkai (A1GP)
Description Original proposal
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 5th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3122  m 10243  ft 1.94  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (7)

Beijing Jingkai (A1GP)
Description Original track layout. In the night between November Friday 10th and Saturday 11th the track was modified, as Turn 8 (hairpin) was too tight. The new track layout is much shorter, but the hairpin is wider
Years 2006
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration November 10th 2006
Closing November 10th 2006
Last update of this page November 5th 2008
Info last update November 12th 2006
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3080  m 10105  ft 1.914  mi   (3)
length 3049  m 10005  ft 1.895  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (6)

Beijing Jingkai (A1GP)
Description Modified track layout. In the night between November Friday 10th and Saturday 11th the track was modified, as Turn 8 (hairpin) was too tight. The new track layout is much shorter, but the hairpin is wider
Years 2006
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration November 11th 2006
Closing  
Last update of this page November 5th 2008
Info last update November 12th 2006
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2200  m 7218  ft 1.367  mi    
length 2231  m 7319  ft 1.386  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (5)

Beijing (A1GP): original proposal

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Beijing (A1GP): circuit used in practice

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Beijing (A1GP): circuit used for the race

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
November 5th 2008     Guido de Carli Vasco Vasco Update Description with map
June 24th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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