Coordinates: 38°08′18.50″N 140°46′41.55″E / 38.1384722°N 140.7782083°E / 38.1384722; 140.7782083

Sportsland Sugo (スポーツランドSUGO, Supōtsurando Sugo) is a motorsports facility in the town of Murata, Shibata District, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. It opened in 1975 and is one of the largest motorsports facilities in Japan, with a total area of 2.1 million m². It offers four specialized race courses - a road racing course, a motocross course, a trials course, and a go-kart course.


Aerial view of the circuit

Annual racing events at the facility include

The facility also used to host a Superbike World Championship round from 1988 until 2003, and a D1 Grand Prix event.


The total length is 3.704 km with the longest straight of 704.5 m. Width is 10–12.5 m and has a total elevation change of 69.83 m per lap.

Lap records

The lap records at the Sportsland Sugo are listed as:

Category Time Driver Vehicle Event
International Car Circuit: 3.704 km (1987-present)
Super Formula 1:06.350 Nick Cassidy Dallara SF19 2020 Sugo Super Formula round
Super Formula Lights 1:12.571 Ritomo Miyata Dallara 320-Toyota TOM'S 2020 Super Formula Lights Sugo round
Super GT GT500 1:12.818 Takashi Kogure Honda NSX-GT 2016 Sugo Super GT-GT500 round
FRJC 1:18.534[1] Dome F111/3 2020 Sugo FRJC round
Super GT GT300 1:20.053 Takeshi Tsuchiya Toyota 86 MC 2016 Sugo Super GT-GT300 round
TCR Touring Car 1:29.105[2] Takuro Shinohara Audi RS 3 LMS TCR 2019 Sugo TCR Japan round
International Motorcycle Circuit: 3.737 km (1987-present)
World SBK 1:29.108 Makoto Tamada Honda VTR 1000 SP2 2002 Sugo World SBK round
World SSP 1:33.015 Fabien Foret Honda CBR600F


About 10 minutes from Murata IC It takes about 20 minutes from Sendai Minami IC via Miyagi Prefectural Road No. 31 Sendai Murata Line.


  1. ^ "FRJC Sugo Round 5 Results" (PDF). Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  2. ^ "2019 Sugo Round 1 Results" (PDF). Retrieved 7 August 2021.

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