The AVUS - Track at Berlin TODAY *UPDATED* 10/25/06

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The AVUS - Track at Berlin TODAY *UPDATED* 10/25/06

Post by sebbbl » 15 years ago

Hello guys :wave:

Last week I visited the AVUS. There I made about 120 photos. I post the 24 best here...

The old Grandstands...
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View to the Mercedes building
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The old Nordkurve
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A look on the track
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The AVUS-Monument
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enjoy!!!

(feel free to add addidtional AVUS photos)
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Post by PTRACER » 15 years ago

*Moved from Motorsport Photos to Motor Racing Circuits*

Thanks! It's a shame that none of the banking is still there...as far as I remember, it was demolised the 1960s. 1967 or something like that.
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Post by aerogi » 15 years ago

Interesting pics! :thumbsup:
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Post by bigears » 15 years ago

Lovely photos!

Indeed it is quite sad to not see much of the original Avus there.

Have you considered of putting your photos in the www.racingcircuits.net website? As there is a growing photo section of old and abandoned track in there.

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Post by caneparo » 15 years ago

thank you very much for this pics

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Post by sebbbl » 15 years ago

bigears wrote:Have you considered of putting your photos in the www.racingcircuits.net website? As there is a growing photo section of old and abandoned track in there.
I did this today, thanks for the hint :)
(I only have written an e-mail to them)

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Post by StrtRacrZ » 15 years ago

Shame, I didn't realize this facility wasn't operational :cry:

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Post by MinardiFan » 15 years ago

I just came back from a 6 days long sightseeing tour through Berlin, Potsdam and Prague. I took a lot of pictures, however I only managed to take one picture and one video when we passed the Berlin AVUS with our car. :oops: sebbbl's pictures are a lot better, and probably it's completely useless to post these here, but anyway, here you go:

The one and only picture I took, showing the Mercedes tower:
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Short video (ca. 1min), taken from the backseat of our car while passing the old grandstands. Sorry for the bad quality, but the video feature of my digital camera isn't very good...

http://home.arcor.de/minardifan/PICT016 ... %fcnen.AVI

At least this should be something new to you:
Picture of a metal postcard I bought in Berlin, showing an advert of the 1965 Formula 3 AVUS race:
http://home.arcor.de/minardifan/PICT000 ... tkarte.JPG

Ok, I doubt it, but maybe there's someone who still finds this footage interessting...

Btw, thanks to sebbbl for the pictures, as I only passed the AVUS in the car, I haven't seen most of the buildings which are on your pictures.
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Post by sebbbl » 15 years ago

thanks a thousand times for the video...

I was there by train and I had no opportunity to drive along the AVUS.

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Post by sebbbl » 15 years ago

My photos are ONLINE here...

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Post by Karting90 » 15 years ago

I love this track.

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Post by Mäth » 15 years ago

yeh me too

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Post by bbgunn » 14 years ago

sebbbl wrote:My photos are ONLINE here...
Sebbbl - correct me if I'm wrong.
Is this the section where the banking was, or was this the other end?
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Post by sebbbl » 14 years ago

bbgunn wrote:
sebbbl wrote:My photos are ONLINE here...
Sebbbl - correct me if I'm wrong.
Is this the section where the banking was, or was this the other end?
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This is where the banking was...

I was too lazy to walk the 4-5 km the the Südkehre :oops: (but I'll do that this year...)

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Post by bbgunn » 14 years ago

sebbbl wrote:
bbgunn wrote:
sebbbl wrote:My photos are ONLINE here...
Sebbbl - correct me if I'm wrong.
Is this the section where the banking was, or was this the other end?
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This is where the banking was...

I was too lazy to walk the 4-5 km the the Südkehre :oops: (but I'll do that this year...)
Thank you very much for those pictures.
It brings those of us that are not too close
to that area a glimpse of racing history.

I know of old racetracks around here that townhouses are now built on
top of!

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