SVK - SLOVAKIA
KOPČANY
Description  
Location Kopčany - Trnavský kraj - Západné Slovensko
Location Up to 1992 it was in Czechoslovakia
Latitude - Longitude + 48°47'22"     + 17°07'04"
48.789444     17.117778
UTM Coordinates X = 655546.881  -  Y = 5406212.763  -  Zone 33U
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Mapy.cz  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Mapy.sk
Altitude AMSL 163 m - 535 ft
Inauguration 1967
Closing 1993
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> More countries --> SVK - Slovak tracks [ENG]
(2) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2846124Track layout

(*) 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.

Kopčany, Záhorácky okruh
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration 1967
Closing  
Last update of this page May 20th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2186  m 7172  ft 1.358  mi   (1)

Kopčany, Záhorácky okruh
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 20th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2297  m 7536  ft 1.427  mi   (1)

Kopčany, Záhorácky okruh
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 20th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3570  m 11713  ft 2.218  mi   (1)

Kopčany, Záhorácky okruh
Description Note: length found is very different from one calculated on aerial photos
Years  
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing 1993
Last update of this page May 20th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3700  m 12139  ft 2.299  mi   (1)
length 3215  m 10548  ft 1.998  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)
Min width 7.2  m 24  ft      (1)

Kopcany, Záhorácky okruh

Kopcany, Záhorácky okruh

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PHOTOS

Photos of long course (3700 m) published here with author’s authorization. Description in English are by the author, translation in Italian is mine.

Photos by David Griac (jpm) -  
Click on thumbnail to open original large photo

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Starting linemoving onnegotiate church

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past catholicsTurn 1Turn 1 exitout of Turn 1

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into Turn 2Turn 2: linedTurn 2 backwardsTurn 2 exit

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Turn 3Turn 3: curbs & linesTurn 3 exitout of Turn 3

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back to churchinto Turn 4

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Turn 4: see the line bendTurn 4

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out of Turn 4Post Office sectionTurn 5

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Turn 6Turn 6 backwardsinto Turn 7

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Turn 7into Turn 8Turn 8Turn 8 details

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Turn 8 bankingTurn 8 backwardsTurn 9Turn 9 exit

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backstraightbackstraight oninto Turn 10Turn 10 exit (+Holic)

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nearing Turn 11into Turn 11Turn 11

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Turn 11: race track linepast Turn 11Turn 12

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Turn 12 exitTurn 12 backwards

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out of Turn 12down to bridgebridge

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uphill back to startfinishing  


Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 20th 2009     Guido de Carli   David Griac (jpm) New Photos (on this site)
May 20th 2009     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli David Griac (jpm) New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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