East Course at the Ebisu Circuit
|Location||Nihonmatsu, Fukushima, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan|
|Time zone||GMT +9|
|Major events||D1 Grand Prix, Formula Drift Japan, drifting, karting, motorcycling, FJ1600|
|East Course (main)|
|Length||2.061 km (1.281 mi)|
|New Touge Course|
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 used 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.
Designed 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". The complex also has a Safari park.
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