The 2014 MotoGP™ season is winding down with only four races left on the calendar! In a little under two weeks, the sport is heading to Japan for the 2014 Airasia Grand Prix of Japan hosted at the Twin Ring Motegi Circuit. And conquering this circuit is no easy feat; it's a challenge for riders and a thrill for MotoGP™ fans to watch!
Take a look inside the history of the circuit, the challenges it brings forth and learn about the Grand Prix of Japan experience!
The Secrets of Twin Ring Motegi
Twin Ring Motegi Circuit is nestled within the beautiful countryside of the northern Kanto district of Japan. The track consists of a 1.5 mile oval and a 2.9 mile stretch, keeping it within international standards. The circuit was built in 1997, by Honda with the intent of becoming the ultimate test faciltiy. By 2000, the road circuit became home to MotoGP™.
Check out these fast facts about Twin Ring Motegi Circuit:
Length: 4.801 m or 2.983 miles
Width: 15 m
Left Corners: 6
Right Corners: 8
Longest Straight: 762 m or 0.473 miles
Last Modified: 1997
The circuit is a major attraction in Japan for motorsport fans year round as it also hosts the Honda Collection Hall, a museum that houses an illustrious collection of motorcycle, car and racing machines from throughout the ages. Also included within the grounds of the track is a safety and riding school, a dirt track, a go-karts facility, a hotel, a restaurant, an assortment of shops, and event halls. Motegi Circuit is so large it takes about 300 staff members to keep it running!
The riders like Motegi Circuit because of the twists and turns that challenge them; spectators like the track because of the incredible vantage points they can watch the race from!
Not to mention, Motegi houses the MotoGP VIP Village™ and it's luxurious amenities which could, arguably, draw in guests alone without the racing.
Unparalleled MotoGP VIP Village™ Access
The VIP Village™ is THE place to watch the Airasia Grand Prix of Japan. It offers unparalled views of the track within a luxurious climate-controlled hospitality venue. With the VIP Village™, guests will be invited to enjoy a premium open bar, complimentary breakfast andd lunch buffets, and afternoon petit fours on both race days.
It's a great oasis to escape to throughout the race days because you can relax in the comfortable seating out of the elements, grab a bite to eat, wet your whistle, and reconnect with your group if you had gone in different directions, and you'll have access throughout the MotoGP™ weekend. There's even simulcast TV coverage of the on-track festivities inside the VIP Village™ so even if you're not looking directly at the track, you won't miss a minute of the action.
Additionally, you'll be able to participate in the Pit Lane Walk and gain access to the Paddock! You'll have the opportunity to meet riders and team personnel and see the bikes up close at the MotoGP™ Japanese Grand Prix! There's no other way a motoracing fan can receive that kind of exclusive access.
You can still get access to the MotoGP™ Janpanese Grand Prix at Twin Ring Motegi, but you'll have to act fast!
The Final Races
The 2014 MotoGP Championship™ season is coming to a close with only three more races on the calendar after Japan! Don't miss your opportunity to be a part of the 2014 season with the MotoGP VIP Village™!
Get more information on attending the upcoming races with MotoGP™ VIP access by calling 866-242-3615 to speak to a representative or by visiting Moto Experiences website.
Let us help you make your MotoGP™ dreams come true!