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MODENA, NAVICELLO
Not to be confused with Modena (1927÷1928) - Modena (1933÷1947) - Modena (1951) - Modena, Aerautodromo - Modena, Bruciata - Modena, Marzaglia, Cittanova
Description A section of straight that link Modena to Navicello, on the road to Ferrara, was used in 1909 and 1910 for Record del Miglio (Mile Record), as a young spectator, Enzo Ferrari, remembers.
As you can see on the map, this straight wasn’t too far from Bologna 1908 circuit.
Location Navicello, Modena
MO - Modena - Emilia Romagna
Location On a section of the road between Modena and Navicello, on the road to Ferrara
Latitude - Longitude (approx) + 44°39'59"     + 10°59'11"     (approx)
44.666389     10.986389     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 657464.091  -  Y = 4947810.745  -  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) 30 m - 98 ft    (approx)
Inauguration 1909
Closing 1910
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian Piloti Che Gente... Author: Enzo Ferrari
Enzo Ferrari, Piloti Che Gente.... (Chapter 1)
(2) English www.modenaterradimotori.com/english/mostrafotostorica.htmModena Terra di Motori
(3) Italian www.modenaterradimotori.com/mostrafotostorica.htmModena Terra di Motori

(*) 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.

Modena, Navicello
Description  
Years 1909÷1910
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Asphalted Drag strip
Inauguration 1909
Closing 1910
Last update of this page March 5th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1609  m 5280  ft 1  mi   (1)

Modena, Navicello (green, left on the map). In blue: Coppa Florio 1908

Modena, Navicello (green, left on the map). In blue: <a href=Coppa Florio 1908" />



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
April 7th 2005   1909÷1910 Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 31st 2003   1909÷1910 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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