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Not to be confused with Salzburg, Anif-Grödig - Salzburg, Liefering
Description Street circuit. In 1970 there was a proposal for changing direction, from clockwise to anticlockwise, because pits are just after a quick bend; I don’t think this was ever done.
On June 25th 1971 the circuit was temporary closed because some requirements made by CSI and GPDA were not fulfilled. They were made after some severe accident occurred, among them a fatal one during a Formula V race. Dangerousness of the circuit is due to high barrier, so that low cars fitted under them, with a great danger for drivers. Moreover, main straight was so dangerous that they proposed to change direction from right to left (but I don’t know in regards to what and I don’t think it was changed). Once the track was opened, CSI sanction provide for a block of all international activities for 60 days, so 1971 season was virtually ended in June. I don’t know when the track was reopened and what changes were made.
Location Salzburg
5 - Salzburg
Location Near Salzburg
Latitude - Longitude + 47°49'20"     + 13°09'53"
47.822222     13.164722
UTM Coordinates X = 362629.108  -  Y = 5298171.935  -  Zone 33T
Aerial photo / Map (*)  Google Maps  -    Bing Maps  -    Flash Earth
Altitude AMSL 685 m - 2247 ft
Inauguration 1968
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) Italian (page 206)Author: Tommaso Tommasi - Published by: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore - Published in: Italia - year: 1973
(2) Italian ForumForum --> Chiacchiere in Italiano --> Modifiche da fare all’archivio
(3) German
(4) Italian Autosprint 11/1968 (page 23)In costruzione, il consigliere tecnico è Bonnier
(5) Italian Autosprint 38/1969 (page 33)Gara inaugurale
(6) Italian Autosprint 46/1969 (page 24)Si realizzerà una chicane?
(7) Italian Autosprint 11/1970 (page 24)Sarà invertito il senso di marcia?
(8) Italian Autosprint 27/1971 (page 36)Chiuso provvisoriamente per motivi di sicurezza
(9) Italian Autosprint 30/1971 (page 35)Perché è stato chiuso
(10) Italian Autosprint 20/1972 (page 34)Annullate tutte le gare in calendario
(11) Italian Autosprint 17/1977 (page 38)Safety run off areas modified at paddock corner
(12) Italian Autosprint 50/1980 (page 68)In febbraio si decide se chiudere
(13) Italian Autosprint 16/1981 (page 25)Sarà chiuso alla fine del 1982?
(14) Italian Autosprint 45/1981 (page 9)Chiusura rinviata di 3 anni
(15) Barbados www.salzburgring.comOfficial 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.

Years 1968÷1975
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Inauguration 1968
Closing 1975
Last update of this page March 16th 2004
Info last update 1973
Distinctive points  
length 4238  m 13904  ft 2.633  mi Long circuit (1)
length 3090  m 10138  ft 1.92  mi Short circuit (1)
Width 10  m 33  ft      (1)

Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Permanent
Last update of this page July 24th 2002
Info last update  
Distinctive points  
length 4255  m 13960  ft 2.644  mi Long circuit  

Salzburgring 1968÷1975, long course

Salzburgring 1968÷1975, long course

Salzburgring 1968÷1975, long course

Location: + 47°49'20", + 13°09'53"
If the aerial photo is not visible, you have to zoom out by clicking (maybe more then once) button ’-’ in top left corner

Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
April 8th 2008     Guido de Carli     Update Description
October 20th 2005   1968÷1975 Guido de Carli     Update Description
August 12th 2005     Guido de Carli     Update Description
July 18th 2005   1968÷1975 Guido de Carli     Update Description
September 17th 2004     Guido de Carli     Update Description
March 16th 2004   1968÷1975 Guido de Carli Guido de Carli   New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list

Guido de Carli

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