TC 2000 street car race on Avenida 9 de Julio

2:18 PM Sandra Gutrejde 2 Comments

For the first time after sixty years the city of Buenos Aires will organize a car race on a street circuit. This will occur when Super TC2000 strolls the city streets on the 2nd date of the 3M Argentine Championship SuperTC2000 on April 1st, 2012. 

The circuit will have an extension of 3080 meters and will run in the streets of Av 9 de Julio, between Viamonte and Avenida de Mayo, Diagonal Norte, and Avenida de Mayo, between Bolivar and 9 de Julio Avenue. 

The TC 2000 (Turismo Competicion 2000) is a touring car racing competition recognized as one of the world's best in its category for its sports quality and famous drivers. 30 teams and 25 top level drivers will participate in this event. 

The streets where the circuit will be held will be protected from both vehicles and partial elements ejected, by concrete structures of 1.10 meters, and above them a mesh 2.5 meters high.

The classification rounds and promotional activities will take place on Saturday, March 31st, and the Gran Prix will be run on Sunday, April 1st, with it’s start at the Obelisco. The activities on both days will begin at 10:00am, with the following schedule:

Saturday 31:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm: Training 1
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm: Training 2
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm: Classification
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm: Training 3

Sunday 1: 
11:10 am: Previous lap
11:12 am: Race 14 laps FLC
12:30 pm: STC2000 Opening boxes
12:40 pm: Grid show
12:45 pm: National Anthem
1:00 pm: Previous lap
1:05 pm: 36 lap race
2:10 pm: Podium

The event is open to the public with free access.

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  1. Sandra, What a nice blog! We got to see the cars racing through the streets on Saturday, right before our flight home. I'm just now discovering your blog and wish we had known about you before our trip! Oh, well, maybe next time... Keep up the good work!

  2. Hi Phil
    Thanks for your comment. You can subscribe to the blog so you don't miss anything next time, which I hope is soon.