BRA - BRAZIL
VELOPARK
Description  
Location Nova Santa Rita
RS - Rio Grande do Sul - Região Sul
Location Approx 28 km - 17.5 mi North of Porto Alegre and 5 km - 3 mi West of Nova Santa Rita, on the road BR-386
Latitude - Longitude - 29°49'30"     - 51°19'20"
-29.825     -51.322222
UTM Coordinates X = 468867.968  -  Y = 6700562.269  -  Zone 22J
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 10 m - 33 ft
Inauguration March 29th 2008
Closing  
Designer Milanez
Ricardo Milanez
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Brazilian Portuguese www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=537915SkyscraperCity --> Latin American Forums --> Foruns Brasileiros --> Foruns Gerais --> Projetos --> RM de Porto Alegre --> Maior complexo automobilístico da América Latina (see all pages ofnthe thread, there are several pics, articles, links and maps)
(2) Brazilian Portuguese www.24horasnews.com.br/index.php?mat=23407724HorasNews [Publishing date: October 19th 2007]
(3) Brazilian Portuguese globoesporte.globo.com (...) [Publishing date: October 25th 2007]
(4) Brazilian Portuguese www.velopark.com.brOfficial website

(*) 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.

Velopark
Description Opening scheduled in 2009
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 29th 2008
Info last update  
Designer Milanez
Ricardo Milanez
Distinctive points  
Total area (approx) 3500  m 11483  ft 2.175  mi   (1)
Total area 68  hectares 680000  m² 168.03  acres   (1)

Velopark
Description There are three different track. Two of them can be joined into a single one, more than 2 km long.
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Kart track
Inauguration March 29th 2008
Closing  
Last update of this page April 29th 2008
Info last update  
Designer Milanez
Ricardo Milanez
Distinctive points  
length (approx) 2000  m 6562  ft 1.243  mi Full circuit (4)

Velopark
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Asphalted Drag strip
Inauguration April 27th 2008
Closing  
Last update of this page April 29th 2008
Info last update  
Designer Milanez
Ricardo Milanez
Distinctive points  
length 402.5  m 1321  ft 1/4  mi   (4)
Total area 68  hectares 680000  m² 168.03  acres   (1)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
April 29th 2008     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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