USA - UNITED STATES
WATKINS GLEN STREET CIRCUIT (1953÷1955)
Not to be confused with Watkins Glen - Watkins Glen Street Circuit (1948÷1952)
Description  
Location Watkins Glen
NY - New York - Northeastern States
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 42°20'16"     - 76°56'18"
42.337778     -76.938333
UTM Coordinates X = 340320.742  -  Y = 4689099.925  -  Zone 18T
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Microsoft Research Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) MapQuest
Altitude AMSL 500 m - 1640 ft
Inauguration 1953
Closing 1955
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English (United States) Watkins Glen Racing Author: Kirk W. House, Charles R. Mitchell - Published by: Arcadia Publishing - Published in: USA - year: 2008 - ISBN: 9780738556666
(2) English www.milermeter.com/?r=4231707Track layout
(3) English (United States) www.na-motorsports.com/Tracks/NY/WatkinsGlen.htmlNorth American Motorsports Pages
(4) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database

(*) 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.

Watkins Glen Street Circuit (1953÷1955)
Description  
Years 1953÷1955
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1953
Closing 1955
Last update of this page January 14th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Bronson Hill Road - Hedden Road - Baker Hill Road
length 7403  m 24287  ft 4.6  mi   (3)
length 7403  m 24287  ft 4.6  mi   (4)
length 7379  m 24210  ft 4.585  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)

Watkins Glen Street Circuit: comparison between two circuits

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)


Watkins Glen Street Circuit (1953÷1955)

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
January 14th 2011   1953÷1955 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Mazimloyola Update Description with map
January 6th 2011   1953÷1955 Guido de Carli     Update Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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