5 Must Go Racing Circuits in Asia

5 Must Go Racing Circuits in Asia

1. Malaysia – Sepang International Circuit

The Sepang International Circuit (Malay: Litar Antarabangsa Sepang) is a motorsport race track in Sepang, Selangor,Malaysia. It is located near Kuala Lumpur International Airport, approximately 45 km south of the capital city Kuala Lumpur.

The main circuit, normally raced in a clockwise direction, is 5.543 kilometres long, and is noted for its sweeping corners and wide straights.The layout is quite unusual, with a very long back straight (927 metres) separated from the pit straight by just one very tight hairpin. Total Turns is 15.

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2. China – Zhuhai International Circuit

Zhuhai International Circuit (ZIC) (珠海國際賽車場) is located at Jin Ding town in Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China.

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The circuit is 4.3 kilometres (2.67 mi) long and has 14 turns. 9 of them are right turns and 5 are left turns and the circuit runs clockwise only. The shorter straight is 500 metres (0.31 mi) long. The longest straight is the start/finish straight which is 900 metres (0.56 mi) long and 14 metres wide at its widest.

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3. Korea – Korea International Circuit

The Korea International Circuit (코리아 인터내셔널 서킷) is a 5.62 km (3.49 mi) motorsport circuit located inYeongam, South Jeolla, South Korea, 400 kilometres south of Seoul and near the port city of Mokpo. This Circuit has total of 18 turns.

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4. Japan – Tokachi International Speedway

Tokachi International Speedway (十勝インターナショナルスピードウェイ) is a 5.091km motor racing circuit in Takikubo, Sarabetsu, Hokkaido, Japan.

The circuit has two main configurations, the Grand Prix Course (グランプリコース), 5.091km, and the Clubman Course (クラブマンコース), 3.405km.

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5. Thailand – Chang International Circuit

The Chang International Circuit (ช้าง อินเตอร์เนชั่นแนล เซอร์กิต)  is a motorsport race track inBuriram, Thailand. The circuit was opened in 2014.  The track is 4.554 km long and has 14 turns.

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Bonus:

Guangdong International Circuit is a motor sport facility located at Da Wang, Sihui, in Zhaoqing city in China, approx 45 mins by car from Guangzhou. Designed by a female Chinese designer Qiming Yao, it is the second permanent motor sport facility in Guangdong, China, after Zhuhai International Circuit. It is 2.8km Long and has 13 turns. It opened in 2009.

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Which of these tracks have you heard before? Leave your comments in the comment section below 🙂

 

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