BRA - BRAZIL
FORTALEZA (VIRGILIO TÁVORA)
Description  
Location Eusébio (Fortaleza)
CE - Ceará - Região Nordeste
Location  
Latitude - Longitude - 3°53'46"     - 38°27'31"
-3.896111     -38.458611
UTM Coordinates X = 560105.634  -  Y = 9569336.717  -  Zone 24M
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 30 m - 98 ft
Inauguration January 12th 1969
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Brazilian Portuguese pt.wikipedia.org (...)History, description and map
(2) Brazilian Portuguese speedracing.50webs.com/autodromos_nacionais.html
(3) English www.atlasf1.com/bb/showthread.php?postid=915815#post915815Map

(*) 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.

Autódromo Internacional Virgilio Távora
Description  
Years 1969÷1996
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration January 12th 1969
Closing 1996
Last update of this page May 6th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2500  m 8202  ft 1.553  mi   (1)

Autódromo Internacional Virgilio Távora
Description  
Years 1997÷2005
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration November 30th 1997
Closing 2005
Last update of this page December 24th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Desespero - Fernando Ary - Entrada do Miolo - 90 graus - Sol - "S" - Dirce
length 3000  m 9843  ft 1.864  mi Long circuit (1)

Autódromo Internacional Virgilio Távora
Description  
Years 2006÷...
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration April 2006
Closing  
Last update of this page December 24th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Desespero - Fernando Ary - Entrada do Miolo - 90 graus - Sol - "S" - Dirce
length 3000  m 9843  ft 1.864  mi Long circuit (1)
length 1780  m 5840  ft 1.106  mi Short circuit (1)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 6th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
July 24th 2003 Autódromo Internacional Virgilio Távora 1969÷1996 Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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