Velopark (Brazil)

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Velopark
Location BR 386, km 428 s/nº, Nova Santa Rita-RS, Brazil
Time zone GMT −3
Major events Stock Car Brasil, Brazilian Formula Three Championship
Length 2.153 km (1.338 mi)
Turns 9
Website www.velopark.com.br

The Velopark is a motorsport centre opened in 2010, located in the city of Nova Santa Rita, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It was designed to have a large number of layouts so that it could accommodate a wide variety of vehicles, such as karts, dragsters, and formula and touring cars.

The Velopark consists of a main racecourse, a straight for dragsters, and three kart tracks including an oval, the only oval made for karts in South America.[1]

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The track is composed of nine turns and two long straights, for a total length of 2,278 meters.[2]

Its first official race was held in May 2010 for Stock Car Brasil, it was won by Ricardo Maurício. This track has 9 curves and 3 sectors with 2 DRS zones, the circuit now also host the Brazilian Formula Three Championship.

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Coordinates: 29°49′22″S 51°19′15″W / 29.82278°S 51.32083°W / -29.82278; -51.32083