CZE - CZECH REPUBLIC
BRNO, MASARYK CIRCUIT
Not to be confused with Brno (1972) - Brno BVV - Brno, Masaryk Circuit (autodrom)
Description Road course known as Masarykův Okruh (Masaryk Circuit) until 1937 and as Brněnský Okruh (Brno’s circuit) from 1949.
Location Brno
B - Jihomoravský kraj - Jihovýchod
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 49°10'27"     + 16°32'18"
49.174167     16.538333
UTM Coordinates X = 612122.773  -  Y = 5447956.5  -  Zone 33U
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Mapy.cz
Altitude AMSL 430 m - 1411 ft
Inauguration September 29th 1930
Closing 1986
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English Autodrome: The Lost Race Circuits of Europe (page 115)Author: Sam S. Collins, Gavin D. Ireland - Published by: Veloce Publishing Ltd - year: 2005 - ISBN: 1904788319
(2) English ForumForum --> Europe --> More countries --> CZE - Brno, Masaryk street Circuit 1981÷1986 [ENG]
(3) Italian forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Brno Maseryk Circuit
(4) Czech www.automotodrombrno.cz/go/main.asp?catid=177&langid=1Track history in brief
(5) English www.automotodrombrno.cz/go/main.asp?catid=177&langid=2Track history in brief
(6) German www.automotodrombrno.cz/go/main.asp?catid=177&langid=3Track history in brief
(7) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1509656Track layout
(8) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1509669Track layout
(9) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1509681Track layout
(10) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(11) Italian www.tazionuvolari.it/corse6it.htmTazio Nuvolari’s official website
(12) English www.the-fastlane.co.uk/formula2/V31_12.htmII Masarykuv Okruh 1931

(*) 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.

Masarykův Okruh
Description  
Years 1930÷1937
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration September 29th 1930
Closing 1937
Last update of this page March 28th 2013
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 29142  m 95610  ft 18.108  mi   (11)
length 29144  m 95617  ft 18.11  mi   (12)

Brněnský Okruh
Description  
Years 1949÷1963
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Road course
Inauguration 1949
Closing 1963
Last update of this page March 28th 2013
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 17800  m 58399  ft 11.061  mi   (10)
length 17651  m 57911  ft 10.968  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (7)

Brněnský Okruh
Description  
Years 1964÷1974
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Road course
Inauguration 1964
Closing 1974
Last update of this page March 28th 2013
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 13941  m 45738  ft 8.663  mi   (10)
length 13791  m 45245  ft 8.569  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (8)

Brněnský Okruh
Description From 1981 this layout was used only for car races
Years 1975÷1986
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Road course
Inauguration 1975
Closing 1986
Last update of this page March 28th 2013
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 10925  m 35843  ft 6.789  mi   (10)
length 11026  m 36174  ft 6.851  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (9)

Brněnský Okruh
Description Layout for motorbikes only.
Compared to previous layout, 3 more chicanes were added (all still visible on aerial photos). At first it should have been two more: one of them was used for first motorbike practice, but it was abandoned after some falls
Years 1981÷1986
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Road course
Inauguration 1981
Closing 1986
Last update of this page March 28th 2013
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Brněnský Okruh 1949÷1986 (3 layouts)

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!)

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Brněnský Okruh 1949÷1963

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!)

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(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)


Brněnský Okruh 1964÷1974

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)


Brněnský Okruh 1975÷1980

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
March 29th 2013     Guido de Carli   Sal Chiappetta "Muzza" Update Description
January 20th 2011 Brněnský Okruh 1981÷1986 Guido de Carli   David Griac (jpm) Update Description
October 2nd 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
February 12th 2008 Masarykův Okruh 1930÷1937 Guido de Carli   Michele Capozzolo Update Description
January 23rd 2008     Guido de Carli Lorenzo Tommasi   Update Description with map
April 8th 2006 Masarykův Okruh 1930÷1937 Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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