BLR - BELARUS
BOLSHOE MINSKOE KOLTSO / БОЛЬШОЕ МИНСКОЕ КОЛЬЦО
Description First road track used in USSR, then it was replaced by Borovaya
Location Minsk - Minsk (Voblast)
Location Up to July 26th 1990, Belarus was part of USSR (Soviet Union)
Latitude - Longitude + 54°00'25"     + 27°46'17"
54.006944     27.771389
UTM Coordinates X = 550555.31  -  Y = 5984569.612  -  Zone 35U
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  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) New Kosmosnimki
Altitude AMSL (approx) 250 m - 820 ft    (approx)
Inauguration 1955
Closing 1959
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Europe --> More countries --> BLR - Bolshoe Minskoe Koltso (Greater Minsk Ring) [ENG]
(2) English www.milermeter.com/?r=2591738Track layout
(3) Russian www.ussr-autosport.ru/tracks/greater_minsk_ring.html

(*) 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.

Bolshoe Minskoe Koltso / Большое Минское кольцо
Description  
Years 1955÷1959
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1955
Closing 1959
Last update of this page March 1st 2009
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 44.1  km    27.403  mi   (3)
length 44.348  km    27.557  mi   (3)
length 40.167  km    24.959  mi Calculated from aerial photo (*) (2)
Min width 5  m 16  ft      (3)
Max width 6  m 20  ft      (3)
Difference in level 60  m 197  ft      (3)

Bolshoe Minskoe Koltso (approximated)

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Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
March 1st 2009   1955÷1959 Guido de Carli Roelard Smit Roelard Smit New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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