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CARMONA, CIRCUITO ANTIGO
Not to be confused with Carmona, Circuito Novo
Description  
Location Uíge (ex Carmona) - Uíge
Location Uíge. Before independence (1975) name of the city was Carmona and before Vila Marechal Carmona
Latitude - Longitude - 7°36'56"     + 15°03'34"
-7.615556     15.059444
UTM Coordinates X = 506556.672  -  Y = 9158202.189  -  Zone 33M
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 844 m - 2769 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2363783Track layout
(2) Angolan Portoguese www.sanzalangola.com/galeria/album97/Carmona_imagem_cedida_por_Carlos_DinizDescription of the circuit
(3) Angolan Portoguese www.sanzalangola.com/galeria/album97?&page=3Racing 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.

Circuito Antigo

Old circuit
Description In 1960s the circuit went through Rua do Comércio, Rotunda da Fina, recta do Candombe, rotunda do Candombe, then turned left on the street in front of Fati’s and Isabel Martins’ house, then on the top it turned right towards Bar Eugénio and it went back in Rua do Comércio.
Sanzalangola.com webmaster confirmed to Vasco that the map reported here is 75% correct: section after football playground is still to be confirmed
Years 196x
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 13th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Rua do Comércio - Rotunda da Fina - Recta do Candombe - Rotunda do Candombe
length 1784  m 5854  ft 1.109  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Carmona: Circuito Antigo and Circuito Novo

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)


Carmona, Circuito Antigo (layout to be confirmed)

Due to technical problems, temporarily it’s no longer possible to see the circuits on Google Maps embedded in the current page.
This feature will be restored as soon as I figure out how to do (any help would be appreciated!)

See this track layout with Google Earth - milermeter.com
(milermeter.com can be used in your browser, without installing anything; Google Earth is a program that must be installed in your computer)
(Map shown here above can show at the same time all eventual layouts drawn. If you want to see only some of them, please go to Google Maps or Google Earth, by clicking on its own link)



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
November 13th 2008 Circuito Antigo 196x Guido de Carli Vasco Vasco Update Description with map
October 10th 2008 Circuito Antigo 196x 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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