PER - PERU
CAMPO DE MARTE
Description Circuit that hosted "Primer Gran Premio Internacional Ciudad de Lima" (First International Grand Prix City of Lima) on July 1959. Moreover, it hosted "Las Seis Horas Peruanas" (Peruvian 6 hours), an endurance car race every year from its first edition in 1964 to 1968 and then again in 1977, 1979, 1991, 1993, 1996 and 1997. I have no more info, neither if track layout was the same over the years.
Location Lima - Lima (Provincia)
Location Campo de Marte, Jesús María district, in Lima city center
Latitude - Longitude - 12°04'06"     - 77°02'28"
-12.068333     -77.041111
UTM Coordinates X = 277819.458  -  Y = 8665062.533  -  Zone 18L
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 125 m - 410 ft
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Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Peruvian Spanish dashautos.blogspot.com/2006/12/6hs-ganadores.htmlWinners of "Las Seis Horas Peruanas" (Peruvian 6 Hours)
(2) Peruvian Spanish www.acpperu.net/20076HP/6HP2007_Historia.pdfHistory in brief of "Las Seis Horas Peruanas" (Peruvian 6 Hours)
(3) Peruvian Spanish www.blogalaxia.com/busca/campo-de-marte/6Brief note about track location
(4) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1528203Track layout
(5) Peruvian Spanish www.perurally.com/index.php?nav=2¬a=26
(6) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database

(*) 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.

Campo de Marte
Description Map drawn on Gmap Pedometer is taken from the one published by Motor Racing Circuits Database and could be approximated. The latter wrote this is 1966÷1969 layout. I don’t know if in following years track layout changed or not.
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 5th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3275  m 10745  ft 2.035  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (4)

Campo de Marte (map could be approximated)

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 5th 2008     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Lorenzo Tommasi New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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