The Twin Ring Motegi is owned by Honda, born in 1997 as a track for private testing of the Japanese company, is located in a mountainous area 160 km from Tokyo and hosts since 1999 the Japanese GP. The circuit, quite tortuous, develops on 4800 m. It boasts a total of 14 curves, 6 left and 8 right, er mostly slow and averagely varied: from the fast 130R (curve 6) to the slow Hairpin Curve (curve 10) that leads to the Downhill Straight, the longest straight of the track -762 meters- that, as the name suggests, is slightly downhill.
The circuit is located in a mountainous area of great beauty, in the district of Kanto. The circuit is modern and consists of two separate tracks: an oval of 2,493 meters, for "American" car racing, and a road course, used by the World Motorcycle Championship, of 4,801 meters in total, also available in two shorter configurations.
It houses the Honda Museum