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SACHSENRING
HOHENSTEIN-ERNSSTHAL
SORRY, SOME DATA ARE NOT TRANSLATED YET
Not to be confused with Grillenburg (Sachsenring)
Description  
Location Hohenstein-Ernssthal
SN - Sachsen - 1949÷1990: DDR
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 50°47'31"     + 12°41'20"
50.791944     12.688889
UTM Coordinates X = 337114.912  -  Y = 5629234.797  -  Zone 33U
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) GoYellow.de
Altitude AMSL  
Inauguration 1927
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumEuropa - Europe --> Paesi Tedeschi - German Countries - Países Alemanes --> GER - Hohenstein-Ernstthal (Sachsenring) [ENG]
(2) French alnaute.free.fr/Compet/Circuit%20GP/circuit500-Sachsenring.htm
(3) English velobanjogent.blogspot.com (...)
(4) English www.bmw-motorrad.com/international/en/boxercup/re/sachs.html
(5) German www.cyberjeans.de/gpl/sachsenring/History.htm 
(6) German www.luftbild-service.org/galerie/tourismus/sachsenring.jpgAerial photo
(7) German www.motorradonline.de/d/140404Motorrad
(8) German www.ostmotorsport.de/rennstrecken/index.php?id=103Motorrennsport-Archiv Jordan
(9) German www.puru.de/moststr.htmlPuru’s & Franz Page
(10) English www.puru.de/moststre.htmlPuru’s & Franz Page
(11) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(12) English www.research-racing.de/srx2.htmHistory, maps and photos
(13) German www.sachsenring-circuit.com
(14) German www.sachsenring.de/index.php?id=42
(15) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/sachsenr.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(16) German www.tilke.de/HTML_D/3d_8.htm
(17) German www.trikesandmore.de/Image/treffen2005/ring-gross.jpgAerial photo
(18) English www.sachsenring-circuit.com/english/index_eng.htmOfficial website
(19) German www.sachsenring-circuit.com/sachsenring/datenblatt.aspOfficial 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.

Hohenstein-Ernssthal
Description  
Years 1927÷1972
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1927
Closing 1972
Last update of this page January 16th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Queckenberg - Heiterer Blick - Jugend - MTS Kurve - Bodberg
length 8618  m 28274  ft 5.355  mi   (9)
length 8730  m 28642  ft 5.425  mi   (11)
length 8731  m 28645  ft 5.425  mi   (15)

Hohenstein-Ernssthal
Description  
Years 1990
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1990
Closing 1990
Last update of this page January 16th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Queckenberg - Heiterer Blick - Jugend - MTS Kurve - Bodberg
length 8740  m 28675  ft 5.431  mi   (11)

Sachsenring
Description Motorbike layout has one more chicane, not used by cars
Years 1996÷1997
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration March 1st 1996
Closing 1997
Last update of this page January 16th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Coca Cola Kurve - Castrol Omega - Stern Quell
length 3517  m 11539  ft 2.185  mi   (4)
length 3517  m 11539  ft 2.185  mi Motorcycle Circuit (11)
length 3517  m 11539  ft 2.185  mi Car Circuit (11)

Sachsenring
Description  
Years 1998÷1999
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1998
Closing 1999
Last update of this page January 16th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Coca Cola Kurve - Castrol Omega - Stern Quell
length 3442  m 11293  ft 2.139  mi   (4)
length 3508  m 11509  ft 2.18  mi   (11)
length 3508  m 11509  ft 2.18  mi   (2)
Straight length 560  m 1837  ft 0.348  mi   (2)

Sachsenring
Description  
Years 2000
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2000
Closing 2000
Last update of this page January 16th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Coca Cola Kurve - Castrol Omega - Stern Quell
length 3386  m 11109  ft 2.104  mi   (4)
length 3386  m 11109  ft 2.104  mi   (11)
length 3508  m 11509  ft 2.18  mi   (2)

Sachsenring
Description  
Years 2001÷2002
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2001
Closing 2002
Last update of this page January 16th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Coca Cola Curve - Castrol Omega - Wemesgrüner Curve / Stern Quell - Zwischenzet - Sachsencurve - Queckenberg Curve (Besico)
length 3704  m 12152  ft 2.302  mi   (11)
length 3704.59  m 12154  ft 2.302  mi   (18)

Sachsenring
Description  
Years 2003÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 2003
Closing  
Last update of this page January 16th 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points Coca Cola Curve - Castrol Omega - Wemesgrüner Curve / Stern Quell - Zwischenzet - Sachsencurve - Queckenberg Curve (Besico)
length 3670.59  m 12043  ft 2.281  mi   (19)
Width 14  m 46  ft    Start finish straight (19)
Min width 12  m 39  ft      (19)
Max width 20  m 66  ft      (19)
Straight length 780  m 2559  ft 0.485  mi Start finish straight (19)
Max. gradient (uphill) 10  % 5.7  °        (19)
Max. gradient (downhill) 12.8  % 7.3  °        (19)
Total area 44  hectares 440000  m² 108.725  acres   (19)

Sachsenring 2001÷2002 (layout used from 2003 is nearly the same)

Sachsenring 2001÷2002 (layout used from 2003 is nearly the same)


Location: + 50°47'31", + 12°41'20"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
May 10th 2011 Hohenstein-Ernssthal 1927÷1972 Guido de Carli   micap Update Description
December 30th 2010     Guido de Carli     Update Description
April 8th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
January 22nd 2008     Guido de Carli   Michele Capozzolo Update Description
January 16th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
May 21st 2006 Sachsenring 2001÷2002 Guido de Carli   whrphlio Update Description
March 17th 2006 Hohenstein-Ernssthal 1927÷1972 Guido de Carli   Roelard Smit New Description
March 11th 2006 Sachsenring 2001÷2002 Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi Update Description
March 11th 2006 Sachsenring 1996÷1997 Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi Update Description
March 11th 2006 Hohenstein-Ernssthal 1927÷1972 Guido de Carli   Lorenzo Tommasi New Description
September 10th 2002     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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