URU - URUGUAY
COLONIA, REAL DE SAN CARLOS
Description  
Location Colonia del Sacramento - Colonia
Location  
Latitude - Longitude - 34°26'24"     - 57°51'57"
-34.44     -57.865833
UTM Coordinates X = 420455.717  -  Y = 6188716.024  -  Zone 21H
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 16 m - 52 ft
Inauguration December 14th 1986
Closing December 14th 1986
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English Google Earth
(2) English ForumForum --> Latin America --> More countries --> URU - Colonia del Sacramento [ENG]
(3) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(4) Argentinian Spanish Corsa 1067/1986 (page 10) [Publishing date: December 1986]

(*) 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.

Circuito urbano Real de San Carlos
Description  
Years 1986
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration December 14th 1986
Closing December 14th 1986
Last update of this page July 23rd 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2300  m 7546  ft 1.429  mi   (3)
length 2300  m 7546  ft 1.429  mi   (4)
length 2301  m 7550  ft 1.43  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Colonia del Sacramento: Circuito urbano Real de San Carlos

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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(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)



PHOTOS

Photos taken by Yves-Henri Randier and reproduced with his kind permission

Photos by Yves-Henri Randier - May 6th 2013
Click on thumbnail to open original large photo

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from the Start & Finish line looking north towards the old Arena / Plaza de Torossame position as 1, then looking down to the River Plate at the end of the main straightbottom of the main straight looking north at the beginning of Turn 1same position as 3 looking into the Turn 1 and we can see the Turn 2 (esse /chicane)

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inside Turn 1, looking backwardsstill inside Turn 1, looking on the entrance of the Turn 2at the end of Turn 1 looking backwards inside Turn 1Turn 2 at the outside

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same position as 8, looking towards from long and smooth right curve leading to the second straight closed with the Turn 3 (hairpin).Turn 4 can be seen on your leftthe beginning of the second straight used on both waysview from the Turn 3 (hairpin)beginning of Turn 4, a long right curve initially cut with an esse/chicane (which has disappeared !) to reduce high speed

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end of the straight coming out after this long right curve viewed from Turn 5same position as 13 but looking towards Turn 6 which comes back to the main straightview of Turn 5 from Turn 6same position as 15, looking down to the main straight!


Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
September 14th 2013 Circuito urbano Real de San Carlos 1986 Guido de Carli   Yves-Henri Randier Update Photos (on this site)
July 23rd 2012 Circuito urbano Real de San Carlos 1986 Guido de Carli Antonio Pessoa Antonio Pessoa Update Description with map
January 25th 2007 Circuito urbano Real de San Carlos 1986 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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