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DETROIT
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Description  
Location Detroit
MI - Michigan - Midwest
Location Around Reinassance Center, Detroit
Latitude - Longitude + 42°19'49"     - 83°02'28"
42.330278     -83.041111
UTM Coordinates X = 331833.604  -  Y = 4688465.226  -  Zone 17T
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 173 m - 568 ft
Inauguration June 6th 1982
Closing June 16th 1991
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian Rombo 17/1981 (page 28)prime anticipazioni (senza mappa)
(2) Italian Autosprint 37/1981 (page 6)
(3) Italian Rombo 8/1982 (page 60)Mappa del circuito
(4) Italian Rombo 17/1982 (page 20)Visita al circuito
(5) Italian Rombo 23/1983 (page 8)
(6) Italian Rombo 41/1985 (page 69)Resta in centro (e non a Belle Isle) il GP Detroit F.1 1986
(7) Italian Autosprint 4/1989 (page 5)

(*) 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.

Detroit
Description Proposal dated September 1981 for Detroit street circuit, that hosted a F.1 GP in 1982.
Years 1981
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 February 26th 2004
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Detroit
Description First track layout used by F.1 on June 6th 1982
Years 1982
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration June 6th 1982
Closing June 6th 1982
Last update of this page February 26th 2004
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4015  m 13173  ft 2.495  mi    

Detroit
Description 1989-1991 Cart version of the track used by F.1. The only change is the removal of chicane just before start/finish line
Years 1989÷1991
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration June 18th 1989
Closing June 16th 1991
Last update of this page February 26th 2004
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4023  m 13199  ft 2.5  mi   (7)

Detroit
Description 1983-1988 track layout, used for the first time on June 5th 1983. Compared to 1982 layout, corner 5 was removed and chicane had a new quicker layout (even if it’s not shown on the map)
Years 1983÷1988
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Street course
Inauguration June 5th 1983
Closing June 19th 1988
Last update of this page February 26th 2004
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4023  m 13199  ft 2.5  mi   (5)

1981 proposal

1981 proposal


1982 layout

1982 layout


1983÷1988 layout

1983÷1988 layout

1983÷1988 layout



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
November 9th 2005     Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi Update Description
October 17th 2004   1983÷1988 Guido de Carli     Update Description
February 27th 2004   1981 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
February 27th 2004   1989÷1991 Guido de Carli     Update Description
February 27th 2004   1982 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
February 27th 2004   1983÷1988 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
July 5th 2003   1989÷1991 Guido de Carli     Update Description
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