BRA - BRAZIL
BOA VISTA
Not to be confused with Barra da Tijuca, Guanabara - Barra da Tijuca, Kartodromo do Shopping
Description Circuit (probably a street circuit) that hosted Grande Prêmio da Quinta da Boa Vista. In 1952 7th edition was held, and this track was used until approx 1960 (1958?), when it was replaced by Circuito Internacional da Guanabara (Barra da Tijuca) (these two circuits mustn’t be confused, as other websites does)
Location São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro
RJ - Rio de Janeiro - Região Sudeste
Location São Cristóvão (Saint Christopher in English, San Cristóbal in Spanish) is a Rio de Janeiro neighbourhood
Latitude - Longitude (approx) - 22°54'13"     - 43°13'41"     (approx)
-22.903611     -43.228056     (approx)
UTM Coordinates (approx) X = 681740.542  -  Y = 7466056.459  -  Zone 23K     (approx)
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL (approx) 20 m - 66 ft    (approx)
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English forums.autosport.com (...)Autosport.com Bulletin Board --> The Nostalgia Forum --> Argentinian Temporada Series
(2) Argentinian Spanish www.jmfangio.org/gp1952boavista.htmJ.M. Fangio - Un tributo al chueco.... (Fangio’s official 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.

Boa Vista
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type  
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page March 11th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2000  m 6562  ft 1.243  mi   (2)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 16th 2009     Guido de Carli   Francisco Muniz Update Description
March 11th 2009     Guido de Carli   Bob Simbel New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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