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BOLOGNA, AUTODROMO
Not to be confused with Bologna (1908÷1913) - Bologna, Giardini Margherita - Bologna, Motor Show - Bologna, Zappoli - Borgo Panigale (Ducati) - Borgo Panigale, Pista Azzurra
Description Proposed permanent circuit to be built just outside Bologna. I don’t know if there is any relationship between two proposals or if they are completely independent
Location Bologna
BO - Bologna - Emilia Romagna
Location  
Latitude - Longitude (approx) + 44°30'00"     + 11°20'00"     (approx)
44.5     11.333333     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 685495.695  -  Y = 4930057.324  -  Zone 32T     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Portale Cartografico Nazionale  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Visual Pagine Gialle
Altitude AMSL (approx) 50 m - 164 ft    (approx)
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian Autosprint 25/1963 (page 23)
(2) Italian Autosprint 20/1971 (page 3)Goodbye to Imola, will it be replaced by a new track at Borgo Panigale?

(*) 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.

Autodromo di Bologna
Description In Spring 1971 according to some rumors Imola circuit would have been abandoned and replaced by a new one to be built at Borgo Panigale, just outside Bologna.
Years 1971
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 12th 2008
Info last update May 1971
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Autodromo di Bologna
Description At the end of 1963 two firms such as Benelli (motorbikes) and Weber (carburettors) proposed a permanent track close to Bologna and that could have been used even for tests of their own products. In fact Imola and Modena (and of course even Monza were far and inconvenient and they both had problems that limited possibility to use them. This proposal was never developed
Years 1963
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page February 10th 2008
Info last update December 1963
Designer  
Distinctive points  





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
February 12th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
February 10th 2008 Autodromo di Bologna 1963 Guido de Carli     New Description without map
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