COD - CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
LÉOPOLDVILLE (1956)
Not to be confused with Léopoldville (1958)
Description Circuit used in 1956 and maybe in 1957
Location Kinshasa (ex Léopoldville) - Kinshasa
Location Kinshasa South West suburb. The track went through Djelo-Binza too.
Latitude - Longitude (approx) - 4°22'39"     + 15°15'07"     (approx)
-4.3775     15.251944     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 527953.91  -  Y = 9516140.589  -  Zone 33M     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL (approx) 380 m - 1247 ft    (approx)
Inauguration September 2nd 1956
Closing 1957
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> African racing
(2) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/africa/leopoldville.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(3) Italian Grace 3/2007 (page 36)Description in brief (without map)

(*) 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.

Léopoldville (1956)
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration September 2nd 1956
Closing  
Last update of this page January 13th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 14000  m 45932  ft 8.699  mi   (2)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
October 11th 2010     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 13th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description without map
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