ANG - ANGOLA
SUMBE
NOVO REDONDO
Description Circuit used at least in 1966 and in 1969÷1972, probably also in some more years
Location Sumbe (ex Novo Redondo) - Kwanza-Sul
Location Sumbe. Before independence (1975) name of the city was Novo Redondo
Latitude - Longitude - 11°11'52"     + 13°50'24"
-11.197778     13.84
UTM Coordinates X = 373354.319  -  Y = 8761903.029  -  Zone 33L
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 8 m - 26 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Angolan Portoguese angolaoffroad.livreforum.com (...)Angola OffRoad --> CLUBE OFFROAD --> Desporto Motorizado --> Automobilismo --> Provas Velocidade em Angola --> Grande Prémio Kwanza Sul - 22 e 23 Novembro 2008
(2) Portuguese autosport.aeiou.pt (...)
(3) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Benguela circuit, Angola
(4) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2368649Track layout
(5) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2368655Track layout
(6) Angolan Portoguese www.sanzalangola.com/galeria/album97?&page=22Racing photos

(*) 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.

Novo Redondo
Description  
Years 196x÷197x
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 3rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1875  m 6150  ft 1.165  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (5)

Sumbe
Description On November 22nd and 23rd 2008 it will jhost Grande Prémio do Kwanza Sul (Kwanza Sul Grand Prix). I don’t know if it hosted some more events previously.
Years 2008÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page November 3rd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2050  m 6726  ft 1.274  mi   (1)
length 1906  m 6252  ft 1.184  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (4)

Novo Redondo ...÷1975?

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Sumbe 2008

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
November 3rd 2008     Guido de Carli Vasco   Update Description with map
October 10th 2008 Novo Redondo 196x÷197x Guido de Carli Vasco Jorge Taborda New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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