ARG - ARGENTINA
MENDOZA, AUTÓDROMO GENERAL SAN MARTÍN
Not to be confused with Mendoza, Parque General San Martín
Description This circuit replaced the old street circuit. One of the first (or the first) international race had been first race of Temporada Argentina F.2, on November 5th 1978. That day, circuit No. 3 (the only one shown on the map) was the only one built; later the circuit was extended and 5 it had different layouts, up to 5 km - 3.1 mi long. Now (2006) the circuit is completely abandoned and ruined abd there are no projects for any repair.
Location Mendoza
M - Mendoza - Nuevo Cuyo
Location Approx 8 km - 5 mi West of Mendoza Town Center
Latitude - Longitude - 32°53'38"     - 68°55'11"
-32.893889     -68.919722
UTM Coordinates X = 507508.201  -  Y = 6360473.575  -  Zone 19H
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 1033 m - 3389 ft
Inauguration March 31st 1974
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian mail, note Track lenght calculation according to Marc Surer’s (winner of F.2 1978 race) total time and average
(2) Argentinian Spanish mail, note Mail from Marcos Fournier dated April 3rd 2006
(3) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> 1-litre Formula 3 --> post # 146 by Pablo Vignone
(4) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(5) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/mendoza.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(6) Italian Autosprint 16/1974 (page 31)First race
(7) Italian Autosprint 45/1978 (page 20)Mappa track # 3

(*) 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 General San Martín
Description  
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration March 31st 1974
Closing  
Last update of this page January 23rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3175  m 10417  ft 1.973  mi Circuit # 2 (5)
length 3600  m 11811  ft 2.237  mi Circuit # 2 (4)
length 1400  m 4593  ft 0.87  mi Circuit # 1 (5)
length 3175  m 10417  ft 1.973  mi Circuit # 1 (4)
length 3600  m 11811  ft 2.237  mi Circuit # 3 (5)
length 3813  m 12510  ft 2.369  mi Circuit # 3 (1)
length 4296  m 14094  ft 2.669  mi Circuit # 3 (4)
length 4270  m 14009  ft 2.653  mi Circuit # 4 (5)
length 5026  m 16490  ft 3.123  mi Circuit # 4 (4)
length 1400  m 4593  ft 0.87  mi Circuit # 5 (4)
length 5025  m 16486  ft 3.122  mi Circuit # 5 (5)

Mendoza, Autódromo General San Martín: Circuito # 3

Mendoza, Autódromo General San Martín: Circuito # 3



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 23rd 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
April 8th 2006 Autódromo General San Martín   Guido de Carli   Marcos Fournier Update Description
November 12th 2004 Autódromo General San Martín   Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 27th 2003 Autódromo General San Martín   Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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