ESP - SPAIN
ALMERÍA, CEMA (MICHELIN)
Not to be confused with Almería
Description  
Location Níjar
AL - Almería - Andalucía
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 36°47'52"     - 2°11'42"
36.797778     -2.195
UTM Coordinates X = 571815.642  -  Y = 4072741.813  -  Zone 30S
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Visor SIGPAC
Altitude AMSL 40 m - 131 ft
Inauguration 1973
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Spanish noticias.ya.com (...) [Publishing date: March 21st 2006]
(2) English www.michelin-engineering-and-services.com (...)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.

Centro de Experiencias Michelín de Almería (CEMA): High speed track (mashed ground)

Michelin Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 11490  m 37697  ft 7.14  mi   (2)
Width 14  m 46  ft      (2)
Max. gradient 6  % 3.4  °        (2)
Bend minimum radius 40  m 131  ft      (2)
Max minimum radius 500  m 1640  ft 0.311  mi   (2)
Longitudinal inclination 8  % 4.6  °      Maximum (2)
Longitudinal inclination 3  % 1.7  °      Minimum (2)

Centro de Experiencias Michelín de Almería (CEMA): Sinuous handling track (Flat zone)

Michelin Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1025  m 3363  ft 0.637  mi   (2)
Width 7  m 23  ft      (2)
Bend minimum radius 150  m 492  ft      (2)
Max minimum radius 280  m 919  ft 0.174  mi   (2)
Longitudinal inclination 1.5  % 0.9  °      Maximum (2)
Longitudinal inclination 0  % 0  °      Minimum (2)

Centro de Experiencias Michelín de Almería (CEMA): Sinuous handling track (Mountain zone)

Michelin Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2435  m 7989  ft 1.513  mi   (2)
Width 6  m 20  ft      (2)
Bend minimum radius 20  m 66  ft      (2)
Max minimum radius 100  m 328  ft      (2)
Longitudinal inclination 10  % 5.7  °      Maximum (2)
Longitudinal inclination 4  % 2.3  °      Minimum (2)

Centro de Experiencias Michelín de Almería (CEMA): Endurance / Comfort Track (Asphalt)

Michelin Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2820  m 9252  ft 1.752  mi   (2)
Width 4  m 13  ft      (2)
Bend minimum radius 30  m 98  ft      (2)
Max minimum radius 240  m 787  ft 0.149  mi   (2)
Longitudinal inclination 0.5  % 0.3  °      Maximum (2)

Centro de Experiencias Michelín de Almería (CEMA): Dust Testing Tracks - Track 4

Michelin Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 5367  m 17608  ft 3.335  mi   (2)
Width 14  m 46  ft      (2)
Bend minimum radius 20  m 66  ft      (2)
Max minimum radius 40  m 131  ft      (2)
Longitudinal inclination 3  % 1.7  °      Maximum (2)

Centro de Experiencias Michelín de Almería (CEMA): Dust Testing Tracks - Track 47

Michelin Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2858  m 9377  ft 1.776  mi   (2)
Width 4  m 13  ft      (2)

Centro de Experiencias Michelín de Almería (CEMA): Testing track for objective measurement

Michelin Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1356  m 4449  ft 0.843  mi   (2)
Width 6  m 20  ft      (2)

Centro de Experiencias Michelín de Almería (CEMA): Gravel Testing Tracks - Track 45

Michelin Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3680  m 12073  ft 2.287  mi   (2)
Width 5  m 16  ft      (2)

Centro de Experiencias Michelín de Almería (CEMA): Gravel Testing Tracks - Track 46

Michelin Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 25th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2860  m 9383  ft 1.777  mi   (2)
Width 5  m 16  ft      (2)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 25th 2009     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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