LIB - LEBANON
BEIRUT (1999)
Not to be confused with Beirut Hariri
Description After 1997 proposal not developed, in 1999 another proposal was made. The target was to host a F.1 event in 2003.
Location Beirut - Beirut
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 33°54'09"     + 35°30'03"
33.9025     35.500833
UTM Coordinates X = 731237.989  -  Y = 3754161.38  -  Zone 36S
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 1 m - 3 ft
Inauguration  
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English https://www.milermeter.com/?r=7568550
(2) English news.bbc.co.uk (...)F1 circuit planned for Beirut [Publishing date: June 27th 2001]
(3) English https://blogbaladi.com/heres-how-beiruts-f1-grand-prix-would-have-looked-likeHere’s How Beirut’s F1 Grand Prix Would Have Looked Like [Publishing date: April 11th 2016]

(*) 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.

Beirut (1999)
Description  
Years 1999
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page March 9th 2021
Info last update April 11th 2016
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4100  m 13451  ft 2.548  mi   (3)
length 4100  m 13451  ft 2.548  mi   (2)
length 4324  m 14185  ft 2.687  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (1)

Beirut (1999)

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!)

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(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
March 9th 2021   1999 Guido de Carli Roelard Smit Roelard Smit New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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