Fuji International Speedway

Track Calendar + Track Info

. The Fuji International Speedway is a 4.5km long, broad and demanding course located in the foothills of Mount Fuji. It features a long start-finish straight and sweeping corners, making it a challenging and exhilarating track for any level of driver.

Upcoming Events and Sessions

September 13-15 2024

Past Events

September 9-11 2022
6 Hours of Fuji

Fuji: Interesting Facts

Nearest track of a similar category is Twin Ring Motegi (174 kilometers away).

  1. Fuji Speedway is the first non-permanent racetrack built in Japan, originally for use by the original JAF Grand Prix in 1963.

  2. The name of Fuji Speedway was officially changed to Fuji International Speedway in 1965, and continues to be used for some events today.

  3. The circuit measures 4.5 kilometers long, has 11 turns and is one of the longest motorsport circuits in Japan.

  4. The track is owned by Toyota Motor Corporation, who purchased the land in 1963.

  5. It is one of the few race tracks in the world to feature a 1.2 kilometer long straight known as “The Velocity Line” at its midpoint.

  6. The track hosted Formula One Grand Prix Races between 1976 and 1977 and between 1987 and 2008.

  7. The track hosted the Japanese Super GT series between 1993 and 2016.

  8. The track also hosts the annual 6 Hours of Fuji endurance race since 1966.

  9. The only multi-collision accidents in history took place at the Fuji International Speedway during the 1973 Japanese Grand Prix when 9 cars were involved in a destructive pile-up at the end of the first lap.

  10. The Fuji Speedway held the first 24 Hours Nürburgring race outside of Europe from 2005 to 2007.

FIA Grade:  -    Length:  4563 m    Turns:  16

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