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MAS - MALAYSIA
SHAH ALAM, BATU TIGA
Description Permanent road circuit first used in 1968 with 3380 m layout. In 1977 it was closed for a while because of a faral accident that killed 6 children. In summer 1985 it was lengthened up to 3693 m, by adding turn 11. On December 1st 1985 a 800 km valid for Endurance world championship, even in previous months there were some doubts for safety: it’s a narrow circuit, with many walls. Now the circuit is closed and overbuilt
Not to be confused with Shah Alam Stadium Circuit (kart track)
Location Shah Alam
SGR - Selangor - Penisola Malese / Malay Peninsula
Location Approx.30 km - 18 mi from Kuala Lumpur
Latitude - Longitude + 3°04'31"     +101°32'31"
3.075278     101.541944
UTM Coordinates X = 782542.9  -  Y = 340250.304  -  Zone 47N
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 13 m - 43 ft
Inauguration 1968
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian ForumForum --> Asia --> More countries --> Malaysia - Shah Alam circuit [ITA]
(2) English ForumForum --> Asia --> More countries --> Malaysia: Shah Alam built over?? [ENG]
(3) English s-b-r.50megs.com/shahalam.htm
(4) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(5) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/tracksThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World
(6) Italian Rombo 40/1985 (page 36)Map

(*) 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.

Shah Alam Racing Circuit
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page August 21st 2005
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3380  m 11088  ft 2.1  mi   (4)

Shah Alam Racing Circuit
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page August 21st 2005
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3693  m 12117  ft 2.295  mi   (4)

Batu Tiga Speedway Circuit
Description  
Years  
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 21st 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3500  m 11483  ft 2.175  mi   (3)
length 3693  m 12116  ft 2.295  mi   (5)







Latitude - Longitude: + 3°04'31", +101°32'31"
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
January 21st 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 21st 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 21st 2005     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
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