BRA - BRAZIL
SALVADOR, CENTRO ADMINISTRATIVO DA BAHIA
Not to be confused with Salvador, Pelourinho
Description Circuit that on August 9th 2009 will host a Brazilian Stock Car event, the first one on a street circuit and the second one in Nordeste after the one held at Fortaleza on July 15th 1979. The new race was confirmed on June 5th 2009.
Not to be confused with 2005 circuit at Pelourinho
Location Salvador
BA - Bahia - Região Nordeste
Location Centro Administrativo da Bahia
Latitude - Longitude - 12°56'49"     - 38°25'52"
-12.946944     -38.431111
UTM Coordinates X = 561705.095  -  Y = 8568662.894  -  Zone 24L
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 55 m - 180 ft
Inauguration August 9th 2009
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2897129Track layout
(2) English www.milermeter.com/?r=3006865Track layout
(3) English www.milermeter.com/?r=3006953Track layout
(4) Brazilian Portuguese esporte.ig.com.br (...) [Publishing date: June 5th 2009]
(5) Brazilian Portuguese www.speedonline.com.br (...) [Publishing date: June 5th 2009]
(6) Brazilian Portuguese globoesporte.globo.com (...)Final map and description [Publishing date: July 9th 2009]

(*) 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.

Salvador, Centro Administrativo da Bahia
Description Preliminary proposal, published on June 5th 2009. Direction to be confirmed. Two sources reports track layout and length non compatible, I don’t know which is the right one.
Years 2009
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page June 8th 2009
Info last update June 5th 2009
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2800  m 9186  ft 1.74  mi   (5)
length 3668  m 12035  ft 2.28  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Salvador, Centro Administrativo da Bahia
Description Final layout, published on July 9th 2009
Years 2009÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration August 9th 2009
Closing  
Last update of this page July 15th 2009
Info last update July 9th 2009
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2724  m 8937  ft 1.693  mi   (6)
length 2698  m 8850  ft 1.676  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)
length 1019  m 3343  ft 0.633  mi Pit lane (3)

Salvador, Centro Administrativo da Bahia: preliminary proposal (June 2009)

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)


Salvador, Centro Administrativo da Bahia: final layout

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
July 15th 2009   2009÷... Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Sal Chiappetta "Muzza" Update Description with map
June 8th 2009   2009 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Sal Chiappetta "Muzza" New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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