MotoGP : know your NextGP JapaneseGP motegi


Japan is the home to MotoGP powerhouses Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki - this makes it one of the biggest manufacturers of motorcycles in the world. The country has a rich motorcycle racing heritage and Motegi Twin Ring Circuit has been a permanent fixture on the MotoGP™ calendar since it first hosted a race in 1999.


Located amongst the vast natural beauty of the northern Kanto district, the twin ring circuit at Motegi in Japan consists of a 1.5 mile oval and a 2.9 mile road course constructed to international standards. Built by Honda as the ultimate test facility in August 1997, the road circuit became home to MotoGP in 2000 whilst the oval is designed to introduce American motorsports culture to the country.
Twin Ring Motegi is a major attraction for motorsports fans all year round as it is the venue for the Honda Collection Hall, a museum which houses an illustrious collection of motorcycle, car and racing machines from throughout the ages. The complex also includes a safety and riding school, dirt track, go-karts, hotel, restaurant, shops and event halls and currently employs some 300 staff.

Track                       - 4.8km (2.98 miles)
corners                    - 6Left-  Right8
Width                      - 15m.
Longest Straight   -  762 mts
MotoGP Laps         - 24
Total Distance        - 115.2kms (71.5 miles)

Circuit Record        - 1'45.350 (Lorenzo 2014 yamaha)
Avg Speed                - 162.3 kmph
Top Speed                - 314.3 kmph

Most Wins               - 3 (Dani Pedrosa)
                                   - 3 (jorge Lorenzo)

Most Poles               - 4 (Jorge Lorenzo)
                                    -3 (Loris Capirossi)


2016 RESULTS- 
1. MarcMarquez        -  42'34.610
2.Andrea Dovizioso  -  42'37.602
3.Maverick Vinales   -  42'38.714

MotoGP : know your NextGP JapaneseGP motegi MotoGP : know your NextGP JapaneseGP motegi Reviewed by SKKRISHH on October 03, 2017 Rating: 5

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