TC2000 Street Car Race in Recoleta

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Be aware – Libertador and Figueroa Alcorta streets will be closed from Callao to Tagle beginning Friday morning, March 29.

For the second 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 of Recoleta on the first date of the Argentine Championship Super TC2000 on March 31st, 2013. 

The circuit will have an extension of 3200 meters and will run on Av. del Libertador and Av. Figueroa Alcorta, between Tagle and Ayacucho.

The TC2000 (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. 28 top level drivers will participate in this event, racing at a top speed of 230 km/hour on the stretches.


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 1.9 meters high.

The classification rounds and promotional activities will take place on Saturday, March 30th, and the Gran Prix will be run on Sunday, March 1st, with it’s start at the ACA on Av. del Libertador y Tagle. The activities on both days will begin at 10:00am, with the following schedule:

Saturday 30:
10:00 am – 12:30 pm: Training 1
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm: Training 2
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Qualification
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm: Training 3

Sunday 31: 
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.
There are preferential seats and access to Paddock and Boxes on sale through

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