ARG - ARGENTINA
MAR DEL PLATA, PLAYA GRANDE
Not to be confused with Mar del Plata (autódromo) - Mar del Plata - Miramar - Mar del Plata, Atlantic F.1 (2013) - Mar del Plata, El Torreón - Mar del Plata, Golf Club - Mar del Plata, Hipódromo - Mar del Plata, La Perla - Mar del Plata, Punta Mogotes
Description Track not to be confused with Golf Club, that shares a little section with and El Torreón, located approx. 1 km - 0.6 mi North
Location Mar del Plata
B - Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires
Location  
Latitude - Longitude - 38°01'45"     - 57°32'03"
-38.029167     -57.534167
UTM Coordinates X = 453119.98  -  Y = 5790814.202  -  Zone 21H
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 12 m - 39 ft
Inauguration September 21st 1947
Closing 1985
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Argentinian Spanish Historia Deportiva del Automovilismo Argentino Author: Alfredo Parga - Published by: La Nación - Published in: Argentina - year: 1995
(2) Argentinian Spanish Argentinian Spanish ForumForum --> Latin America --> Argentina --> Circuitos Argentinos [ESP] (with description)
(3) Argentinian Spanish www.apefa.com.ar/estadisticas.html
(4) Argentinian Spanish www.automovilsport.com.ar/historia/latemporada/capitulo3.htm
(5) Argentinian Spanish www.jmfangio.org/c194728mdelplata.htmJ.M. Fangio - Un tributo al chueco.... (Fangio’s official website)
(6) Argentinian Spanish www.jmfangio.org/gp1949mdelplata.htmJ.M. Fangio - Un tributo al chueco.... (Fangio’s official website)
(7) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1489660Track layout
(8) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2359077Track layout
(9) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(10) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/mardelpl.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World

(*) 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.

Playa Grande
Description  
Years 1947, 1949
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration September 21st 1947
Closing February 27th 1949
Last update of this page April 10th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2133  m 6998  ft 1.325  mi   (9)
length 2124  m 6969  ft 1.32  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (7)

Playa Grande
Description On December 18th 1966 it hosted a Fórmula Mini Juniors event. This category had no more race here, but I don’r know if this track layout was used for some more events
Years ?÷1966÷?
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 22nd 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2200  m 7218  ft 1.367  mi   (3)

Playa Grande
Description Track used for a Codasur F2 event
Years 1985
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration 1985
Closing 1985
Last update of this page November 5th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1880  m 6166  ft 1.168  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (8)

Mar del Plata: El Torreón, Playa Grande, Circuito La Perla, Golf Club, Atlantic F.1 (2013)

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Mar del Plata, Playa Grande 1949

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth - milermeter.com
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Mar del Plata, Playa Grande 1985

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth - milermeter.com
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
April 17th 2011 Playa Grande 1947, 1949 Guido de Carli   Luis Alberto González Update Description
November 22nd 2009 Playa Grande ?÷1966÷? Guido de Carli   Luis Alberto González Update Description
November 5th 2008     Guido de Carli Vasco Vasco Update Description with map
January 24th 2008     Guido de Carli Lorenzo Tommasi   Update Description with map
April 22nd 2004 Playa Grande 1947, 1949 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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