Track Calendar + Track Info

The Suzuka circuit is a sprawling track known for its sweeping corners and long straights, creating a unique challenge and signature experience for drivers. Located in Mie prefecture, Japan, Suzuka is a popular destination for motorsport racing enthusiasts.

Upcoming Events and Sessions

Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.

Past Events

W Series    
October 7-9 2022
Formula 1    
October 7-9 2022

Suzuka: Interesting Facts

Nearest track of a similar category is Okayama International Circuit (211 kilometers away).

  1. The Suzuka Circuit is the only race track in Formula One history to have a figure eight layout.

  2. The circuit opened in 1962 and is widely regarded as one of the most challenging and exciting circuits in the world.

  3. In 1953, UNESCO designated the island on which the Suzuka Circuit was built as a cultural world heritage site.

  4. The circuit is 4.448 kilometres in length and has a total of 17 turns.

  5. The Suzuka Circuit holds a special place in motorsport history as the site of some of the most iconic F1 moments, such as the epic 1989 Japanese Grand Prix when Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost fought for the title.

  6. The circuit is the host of the Japanese Grand Prix, occupying alternate years with the Fuji Speedway.

  7. Since the year 2000, the Suzuka Circuit has seen some of the most epic duels between and amongst formula one racers.

  8. The race track has been a home for a number of international motorsport competitions such as the Super GT, MotoGP and WTCC championships.

  9. The Suzuka Circuit also features a museum dedicated to displaying its motorsport history.

  10. The circuit is considered to be one of the harshest and most challenging in the world, with numerous speed changes, snaking S-curves, chicanes and tight turns.

FIA Grade:  1    Length:  5807 m    Turns:  18

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