Suzuka Circuit

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Suzuka International Racin Course (鈴鹿サーキット, Suzuka Sākitto?), Suzuka Circuit for short, is a motorsport race track located in Ino, Suzuka Ceety, Mie Prefecture, Japan an operate bi Mobilityland Corporation, the subsidiary o Honda Motor Co., Ltd..

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Designed as a Honda test track in 1962 bi John Hugenholtz, Suzuka is ane o few circuits in the warld to hae a figure 8 layout. Due tae the obvious danger it woud present, the track disna actually intersect wi itsel; insteid, the back straucht passes ower the front section bi means o an overpass.

The circuit can be uised in three configurations; the fou circuit, the "Suzuka East" an "Suzuka Wast" configuration. The "East" portion o the course consists o the pit straucht tae the first hauf o the Dunlop curve (turn 7), before leadin back to the pit straight via a ticht right-hander. The "Wast" course is made up o the ither pairt o the fou circuit, wi the pitlane located at the straucht afore the 130R corner. Baith the "Suzuka East" an "Suzuka Wast" configurations dinna include the Casio Triangle chicane.