Friday, 26 July 2013

Radrennbahn Bielefeld

Radrennbahn Bielefeld
Pictures Taken Monday 8th July 2013 
The Velodrome Bielefeld  track is 333.33 meters long and made ​​of seamless cast prestressed concrete. It is due to their high banked curves as one of the fastest concrete runways of Europe and is particularly suitable for stayer but also for sprint races.
Designed the Velodrome from Münster architect Clemens Schürmann , who specialized as a former cyclist on the construction of cycle tracks. The construction of the railway in the Heeper spruce, a recreational area, it was decided by the Bielefeld City Council in mid-August 1950. It means budget of 350,000 marks were approved by December 1953, the total had increased to around 535,000 but Mark. On 29 May 1953 was celebrated topping the path that ultimately cost over 600,000 marks. For the opening race on 14 June 1953 were 15,000 spectators, the first year a total of around 50,000 spectators. In the early 1960s, 10,000 people annually visited the railway, to having lost some of stayer sports attraction.pacemaker Christian and André Dippel . 
In addition, the oval of games the American Football Association Bielefeld Bulldogs held there matches there in the early 2000's. German Translation From Wikipedia

Pictures From the Entrance