Ebisu Circuit

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Ebisu Circuit
Ebisu Circuit East 002.JPG
East Course at the Ebisu Circuit
Location Nihonmatsu, Fukushima, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Time zone GMT +9
Coordinates 37°38′39″N 140°22′20″E / 37.644224°N 140.372278°E / 37.644224; 140.372278Coordinates: 37°38′39″N 140°22′20″E / 37.644224°N 140.372278°E / 37.644224; 140.372278
Owner Nobushige Kumakubo
Major events D1 Grand Prix, drifting, karting, motorcycling, FJ1600
East Course (main)
Surface Asphalt
Length 2.061 km (1.281 mi)
West Course
Length 2.103 km
South Course
Length 1.200 km
North Course
Length 1.155 km
New Touge Course
Turns 1.500

Ebisu Circuit (エビスサーキット?) is an established race complex at 1 Sawamatsukura, Nihonmatsu-shi, Fukushima Prefecture, 964-0088, Japan. The complex features 7 individual tracks plus 2 skid pan type circuits. The circuits are, Nishi (West), Kita (North), Higashi (East), Minami (South) as well as Drift Land, the School Course, The Touge (mountain pass) and 'KuruKuru Land' which are the skidpans. The most famous circuit is the Minami or South course which is for D1 and other drifting events. The Higashi or East circuit features a 420 metre long main straight with 20 ground floor pit garages and is used mainly for grip events.[1]

Designed[2] and built by drift driver Nobushige Kumakubo, Ebisu Circuit is one of the premier drifting-based tracks in the world. However, Nobushige also holds other motorsport events there including Endurance Races, FJ1600 Races and in previous years events like "Big-X".[3][4] The complex also has a Safari park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ebisu Circuit". motoracing-japan.com. 1996. Retrieved 2009-05-03. 
  2. ^ "Ebisu". needforspeed.com. 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-09. 
  3. ^ "Nobushige Kumakubo". driftjapan.com. 2007-04-06. Retrieved 2009-05-03. 
  4. ^ "Big-X". www.7tune.com. 2009-03-26. Retrieved 2009-06-14. 

See also[edit]

Drifting at Wikibooks

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