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#1 Boniver

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Posted 01 August 2008 - 20:06

1931 GP Marocco - 6,709 km
1934 GP Marocco - 6,707 km

the circuit was in ALFA = Ain Diab (6 km left of Casablanca/Dar-el-Beida)
the left side of the circuit is now Boulevard Panoramique (=Boulevard de Grande Criature)

www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/anfa.html

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1932 GP Marocco - 8,851 km

the circuit was also in ALFA = Ain Diab (but now 4 km left of Casablanca/Dar-el-Beida)
bld de la Comlche - bld de Mohammed Zerktoire - bld d'Anfa - bld Franklin Rooseveld


www.autodiva.fr/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=23&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=40

see poster " PALMARES DUNLOP 1932"

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1958 GP Marocco - 7,652 km

the circuit was also in ALFA = Ain Diab (but now 8 km left of Casablanca/Dar-el-Beida)
the right side of the circuit is now Boulevard Panaramique (the same street of the circuit from 1931 and 1934)
but the car drive in 1931/34 from land to see, and now from see to land

www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/aindiab.html

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#2 Rob29

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 07:47

I guess the last circuit was the same as the one used in 1957? Any info on a circuit used for an F3 in the 60s? Also one in Agadir used for sports car racing?
Moroccan racing may be of interest in view of plans to run in Marakkech.

#3 fines

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 18:59

Originally posted by Boniver

1932 GP Marocco - 8,851 km

the circuit was also in ALFA = Ain Diab (but now 4 km left of Casablanca/Dar-el-Beida)
bld de la Comlche - bld de Mohammed Zerktoire - bld d'Anfa - bld Franklin Rooseveld


www.autodiva.fr/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=23&st=0&sk=t&sd=a&start=40

see poster " PALMARES DUNLOP 1932"

Very interesting thread, very interesting forum - a French TNF? Sadly, my French is almost non-existant, but the pictures alone are mouth-watering... :up:

#4 Buford

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 19:13

"Those French! They have a different word for EVERYTHING!!!

Steve Martin

#5 fines

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 19:21

:lol:

Except for "Grand Prix", though!;)

#6 Graham Gauld

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Posted 02 August 2008 - 20:10

You can still drive round the old 1958 circuit at least you could eleven years ago. Along with Andrew Fletcher we had the idea of holding a historic racing weekend in Casablanca in 1998 to celebrate fortyyears since Mike Hawthorn won Britain's first world championship there. We looked at the original circuit but it would have been impossible to bring it up to modern safety standards and I never realised just how fast and how long it was. We did come up with an alternative circuit actually in Casablanca itself but nothing came of the whole project as we could not get anyone from the Ministry of Tourism downwards to make a commitment to the event.