CRO - CROATIA
GROBNIK
Description Circuit used by motorbike world championship, inaugurated in 1978 as the old Opatija - Preluk circuit was used for tha last time in 1977. They wished to host F.1 for tests and for a Yugoslav GP, but I don’t think that a single lap has never performed.
Location Grobnik (Rijeka) - Primorsko-goranska - Jadranska Hrvatska
Location Grobnik, 12 km from Rijeka, along highway E65 to Zagreb. Up to 1991 Croatia was part of Yugoslavia
Latitude - Longitude + 45°22'57"     + 14°30'23"
45.3825     14.506389
UTM Coordinates X = 461355.626  -  Y = 5025561.223  -  Zone 33T
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia
Altitude AMSL 300 m - 984 ft
Inauguration September 17th 1978
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian www.spidiland.it/pista/rijeka/rijeka.html
(2) Italian Autosprint 41/1978 (page 51)
(3) Italian Motosprint 26/1979 (page 14)
(4) English www.grobnik.hr/engl/circuit.aspOfficial website
(5) Croatian www.grobnik.hr/hrv/circuit.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.

Grobnik
Description  
Years 1978÷...
Direction Anticlockwise   Anticlockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration September 17th 1978
Closing  
Last update of this page August 17th 2005
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 4168.75  m 13677  ft 2.59  mi   (1)
Straight length 2151.13  m 7058  ft 1.337  mi Sum of all straights  

Grobnik

Grobnik



Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
August 17th 2005   1978÷... Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 16th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Map
February 9th 2005   1978÷... Guido de Carli     New Description without map
September 21st 2003     Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
March 26th 2003     Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 23rd 2002     Guido de Carli     New Description
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