ARG - ARGENTINA
MAR DEL PLATA, LA PERLA
Not to be confused with Mar del Plata (autódromo) - Mar del Plata - Miramar - Mar del Plata, Atlantic F.1 (2013) - Mar del Plata, El Torreón - Mar del Plata, Golf Club - Mar del Plata, Hipódromo - Mar del Plata, Playa Grande - Mar del Plata, Punta Mogotes
Description Circuit used only once for car racing, on April 29th 1956 for a Turismo Carrettera event. Some years before it had been used for motorbike Gran Premio General San Martín
Location Mar del Plata
B - Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires
Location La Perla neighbourhood, Mar del Plata
Latitude - Longitude - 37°59'22"     - 57°32'47"
-37.989444     -57.546389
UTM Coordinates X = 452021.452  -  Y = 5795215.376  -  Zone 21H
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 19 m - 62 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Argentinian Spanish ForumForum --> Latin America --> Argentina --> Circuitos Argentinos [ESP] (with description)
(2) Argentinian Spanish www.actc.org.ar/modules/results/all.php?decada=50ACTC: list of all Turismo Carretera events (Argentinian Touring Car Championship)
(3) English www.milermeter.com/?r=4435316Track layout
(4) English www.motorsportmemorial.org (...)The Motorsport Memorial
(5) Argentinian Spanish www.hemerotecadigital.com.ar/diario/24630/?page=5&zl=3&xp=-442&yp=-717 [Publishing date: April 30th 1956]
(6) Argentinian Spanish Coche a la Vista 105/1956 [Publishing date: May 1956]

(*) 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.

Circuito La Perla
Description Track map is drawn only knowing streets used, so it could be approximated
Years ...÷1956÷?
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 16th 2011
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Boulevar Marítimo (Costanera) - Avenida Libertad - Avenida Indipendencia
length 1600  m 5249  ft 0.994  mi   (1)
length 1515  m 4970  ft 0.941  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (3)

Mar del Plata: El Torreón, Playa Grande, Circuito La Perla, Golf Club, Atlantic F.1 (2013)

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)


Mar del Plata: Circuito La Perla (approximated map)

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
April 17th 2011 Circuito La Perla ...÷1956÷? Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Luis Alberto González New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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