ITA - ITALY
NARDÒ
SORRY, SOME DATA ARE NOT TRANSLATED YET
Description Test and high speed proving ground, very wide and banked.
Built in 1987 by Fiat Group. Later it was sold to an indipendent ownership. In April 2012 Porsche announced to having bought the facility
Inside the main track there are some new tracks built since 2003. They are not shown on my map, plaese see official website
Location Nardò
LE - Lecce - Puglia
Location It lays in Nardò and Porto Cesareo municipalities
Latitude - Longitude + 40°19'46"     + 17°49'35"
40.329444     17.826389
UTM Coordinates X = 740112.287  -  Y = 4468157.85  -  Zone 33T
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Altitude AMSL (approx) 50 m - 164 ft    (approx)
Inauguration 1975
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian ForumForum --> Europe --> Italy --> ITA - Nardò [ITA]
(2) Italian Autosprint 12/1976 (page 57)Mappa
(3) Italian Quattroruote 4/1993 (page 122)Description and map [Publishing date: January 1993]
(4) Italian Quattroruote [Publishing date: June 9th 2008]
(5) Italian Corriere della Sera [Publishing date: April 11th 2012]
(6) English www.prototipo.org/eng/nardo_eng/newtracks_eng.htmOfficial website
(7) Italian www.prototipo.org/prove.htmOfficial website
(8) English www.prototipo.org/uk/prove.htmOfficial 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.

Anello Alta Velocità
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration 1975
Closing  
Last update of this page January 28th 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 12566.371  m 41228  ft 7.809  mi   (3)
Diameter 4000  m 13123  ft 2.486  mi   (3)

Pista Prove - Nürburgring Track
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 4th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 13300  m 43635  ft 8.264  mi    

Pista Prove - City Track
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 4th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 6000  m 19685  ft 3.728  mi    

Pista Prove - Wet Track
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page April 4th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 2700  m 8858  ft 1.678  mi   (4)

Pista Handling - Handling track
Description  
Years 2008÷...
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration June 2008
Closing  
Last update of this page April 12th 2012
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 6222  m 20413  ft 3.866  mi   (4)
Min width 12  m 39  ft      (4)
Straight length (approx) 1000  m 3281  ft 0.621  mi Approximated length (4)

Nardò, high speed circuit (1 Office and ’factory’ - 2 control tower - 3 dynamic test track - 4 track entrance)

Nardò, high speed circuit (1 Office and ’factory’ - 2 control tower - 3 dynamic test track - 4 track entrance)



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
April 18th 2012     Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 18th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
November 23rd 2004     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Description with map
June 29th 2003     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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