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CONTINENTAL DIVIDE RACEWAY
Description Circuit open in 1959 and closed somewhen later. Then, maybe in 1970s, it was reopened, closed again in 1979 because of a fatal crash, reopened in 1981 for Clud races only and finally closed in 1983. Today the circuit doesn’t exist anymore and it is not visible on aerial photos.
Not to be confused with Continental Divide Race Park (Mountain View Motorsports Park)
Location Castle Rocks
CO - Colorado - Western States
Location Approx 4 km - 2.5 mi South of Castle Rocks, 36 km from Denver and from Colorado Springs (Colorado)
Latitude - Longitude + 39°19'59"     -104°53'34"
39.333056     -104.892778
UTM Coordinates X = 509240.858  -  Y = 4353742.705  -  Zone 13S
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Microsoft Research Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) MapQuest
Altitude AMSL  
Inauguration 1959
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian Author: Tommaso Tommasi - Published by: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Published in: Italia - year: 1973
(2) English (United States) www.na-motorsports.com/Tracks/CO/Continental.htmlNorth American Motorsports Pages

(*) 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.

Continental Divide Raceway
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Asphalted Drag strip
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page January 21st 2007
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 1280  m 4200  ft 0.795  mi    

Oval course
Description  
Years 1959÷1983
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Oval course
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page May 4th 2003
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 805  m 2640  ft 1/2  mi   (2)

Road course
Description  
Years 1959÷1983
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1959
Closing 1983
Last update of this page May 4th 2003
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4506  m 14784  ft 2.8  mi   (2)
length 4280  m 14042  ft 2.66  mi   (1)
Width 9.14  m 30  ft      (1)

Continental Divide Raceway

Continental Divide Raceway

Continental Divide Raceway


Latitude - Longitude: + 39°19'59", -104°53'34"
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 2007     Guido de Carli        
May 16th 2004     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
May 4th 2003     Guido de Carli     New Description
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

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