Traditionally one of the final races of the season, the Japanese Formula 1® Grand Prix has seen the Drivers’ World Championship decided an incredible 13 times in the last 30 times the race has been staged. Staged exclusively at one of the oldest and most demanding circuits in world motorsport, Suzuka since 2009, the Japanese Formula 1® Grand Prix very rarely fails to deliver a thrilling race including famous showdowns between Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna, Senna vs Mansell, Michael Schumacher vs Damon Hill, Hill vs Jacques Villeneuve… the list goes on!
The only ‘Figure 8’ circuit remaining in Formula 1®, the Suzuka Circuit is undoubtedly one of the really special tracks of world motorsport. 5.8km in length with an awesome capacity of 155,000, the circuit features 18 of the most famous turns and corners in the world including the famous three ‘esses’ chicanes, the ‘Casio Triangle’ 90º left-hander, and one of the tightest hairpin corners in the world in Turn 11! Famous for it’s natural beauty, the circuit is located in the Mie Prefecture (Kansai Region) in Japan’s South East. The Prefecture’s land area is 35% national parks and attractions include: the Ise Grand Shrine – Japan’s holiest Shinto shrine; Iga-Ueno – birthplace of the ninja, and several of Japan’s best ‘onsens’ (hot springs). The circuit itself features an amusement park, a racing school and a motorcycle and automobile school.
If you’d love to experience what will be the 45th edition of the Formula 1® Japanese Grand Prix, please take a moment to register your interest by completing the Enquiry Form below. When our travel packages and tours are released later this year, one of our friendly and helpful travel consultants will be in touch to discuss the options available to you, as well as your travel requirements in further details.
Thanks and hope you can join us at sensational Suzuka in 2018!
|2018 Formula 1® Japanese Grand Prix – Event Details|
|Event Official Name:||2018 Formula 1® Japanese Grand Prix|
|Event Start Date:||5 October 2018|
|Event End Date:||7 October 2018|
|Event Official Website:||www.formula1.com/en/championship/races/2017/Japan.html|
|Event Category:||Formula 1®|
|Event Location:||Suzuka Circuit|
|Event Address:||Japan, 〒510-0295 Mie Prefecture, Suzuka, Inoucho, ７９９２|
|Performers:||To be Announced|