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MONTJUICH
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Not to be confused with Barcelona (Castelldefels) - Barcelona, Carlos III - Barcelona, Parque de Barcelona - Catalunya (Barcelona) - Pedralbes
Description  
Location Montjuïc / Montjuich, Barcelona
B - Barcelona - Catalunya / Cataluña
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 41°21'59"     + 2°09'03"
41.366389     2.150833
UTM Coordinates X = 428980.358  -  Y = 4579778.833  -  Zone 31T
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Visor SIGPAC
Altitude AMSL 100 m - 328 ft
Inauguration 1933
Closing 1986
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montju%C3%AFc_circuitWikipedia
(2) Spanish foro-gratis.latin-foros.com (...)Forum El Quinto Elemento --> Érase una vez.... --> Circuitos españoles:.1980 proposal
(3) English Dutch www.circuitsofthepast.nlCircuit of the Past
(4) Spanish www.forocoches.com/foro/showthread.php?t=352772ForoCoches --> Zona ForoCoches --> ForoCoches --> ***un Dia En Las Carreras***
(5) English www.milermeter.com/?r=1407988Track layout
(6) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(7) English www.racingimages.cc/gallery.php?eid=403&page=1
(8) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/montjuic.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(9) Italian www.tazionuvolari.it/corse5it.htmTazio Nuvolari’s official website
(10) Italian www.tazionuvolari.it/corse6it.htmTazio Nuvolari’s official website
(11) Italian Autosprint 21/1969 (page 20)Mappa e dati essenziali
(12) Italian Autosprint 15/1971 (page 5)Mappa e breve storia
(13) Italian Autosprint 30/1971 (page 8)Il giudizio di Stewart
(14) Italian Autosprint 2/1972 (page 37)Scompare il circuito?
(15) Italian www.formulapassion.it (...)History and map [Publishing date: April 29th 2021]

(*) 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.

Montjuich
Description  
Years 1933÷1986
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration 1933
Closing 1986
Last update of this page January 15th 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3790  m 12434  ft 2.355  mi   (9)
length 3791  m 12438  ft 2.356  mi   (10)
length 3791  m 12438  ft 2.356  mi   (6)
length 3740  m 12270  ft 2.324  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (5)
Difference in level 65.42  m 215  ft      (8)

Montjuich
Description Note: my map could be approximated in the area of the stadium
Years 1951
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration 1951
Closing 1951
Last update of this page May 28th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 6033  m 19793  ft 3.749  mi   (6)

Montjuich
Description Note: my map could be approximated in the area of the stadium
Years 1952
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Street course
Inauguration 1952
Closing 1952
Last update of this page May 28th 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4205  m 13796  ft 2.613  mi   (6)

Montjuich
Description  
Years 1986
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 March 21st 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  

Montjuich
Description Proposed circuit at Montjuich foot and close to Zona Franca
Years 1980
Direction  
Progetto Proposal Proposal  YES
Proposal not developed YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 9th 2006
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4100  m 13451  ft 2.548  mi   (2)

Montjuich: all layouts

Montjuich: all layouts


Montjuich: traditional course (1933÷1986)

Montjuich: traditional course (1933÷1986)

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 Maps - Google Earth - milermeter.com
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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)


Montjuich 1951: motorcycle circuit

Montjuich 1951: motorcycle circuit

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 Maps - 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)


Montjuich 1952: motorcycle circuit

Montjuich 1952: motorcycle circuit

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 Maps - 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)


Montjuich, 1980 proposal: long course

Montjuich, 1980 proposal: long course

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 Maps - Google Earth Montjuich, 1980 proposal: long course


(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)


Montjuich, 1986 proposal

Montjuich, 1986 proposal

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 Maps - 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)


Location: + 41°21'59", + 2°09'03"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

PHOTOS

1933÷1986 layout. Photos and description in English are by Clyde Berryman, here published with his authorization. Translation in Italian is by Guido de Carli. Position of each photo is shown on Google Maps/Google Earth map (see above)

Photos by Clyde P. Berryman - March 2003
Click on thumbnail to open original large photo

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Looking downhill towards where the start/finish line was located with pit boxes off to the sideRise along Avinguda de l’Estadi after the start line before a fast slighlty left curve at the crestDownhill at full bore over the "hump" before massive braking for the Miramar hairpinThe immensely challenging, sharp left-turn hairpin of Miramar where the road also narrows dramatically

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Exiting Miramar hairpin, an immediate right-hander awaitsDownhill along twisty and narrow Passeig de Santa MadronaSharp right hander bend along Passeig de Santa MadronaExiting sharp right-hander and proceeding downhill along Passeig de Santa Madrona to the next left turn

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Scenic and narrow Passeig de Santa Madrona left curveCurving, downhill leg along Passeig de Santa MadronaDown and hard left at the corner where the Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya [Archeological Museum of Catalonia] (behind trees on left) is locatedPassing between Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya [Archeological Museum of Catalonia] (left) and the Teatre Lliure [theater] (right)

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The end of Passeig de Santa Madrona leading to Palau d´Alfons XIIIRight turn onto Av. Tecnica (Carrer de la Guardia Urbana)Sharp left from turn from Av. Tecnica (Carrer de la Guardia Urbana) onto Avinguda de Rius i TauletLooking down Avinguda de Rius i Taulet

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Beginning of Avinguda del Marquès de Comillas’S’ bends along Avinguda del Marquès de ComillasAlong Avinguda del Marquès de ComillasRise to left-hand bend on Avinguda del Marquès de Comillas leading to Plaza Sant Jordi

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Plaza Sant JordiEntering fast left-hand sweeper towards Avinguda del EstadiExititing fast left-hand sweeper towards Avinguda del EstadiAvinguda del Estadi - the rise approaching Piscines Bernat Picornell off the right


Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 17th 2010   1933÷1986 Guido de Carli   Clyde P. Berryman Update Photos (on this site)
March 21st 2009     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   Update Description with map
October 22nd 2008   1933÷1986 Guido de Carli Vasco Vasco Update Map
December 18th 2007     Lorenzo Tommasi     Update Description
May 28th 2007     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 9th 2006   1980 Guido de Carli   Rafa Reyna Update Description
August 12th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
February 15th 2005     Guido de Carli     New Photos (link)
September 23rd 2003     Guido de Carli     Update Description
July 6th 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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