Autódromo de Benguela, Angola

Originally, touring cars and club class machinery ran around the town of Benguela, but it was in May 1972 that the 4km long permanent circuit was opened; however as with much of the African continent, various economic and political problems had kept the arena virtually abandoned for the most part over the next nearly 30 years.
It was a great loss considering the layout possesses some truly fantastic corners – in particular the nearly flat turns 4-5 section and difficult last two corners are stand outs, followed by a very long straight for overtaking. More…….


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