Visit the Japanese Grand PrixVisit the Japanese Grand Prix
The Japanese Grand Prix, for many drivers and fans the climax on the Formula 1 calendar. It will be the 35th time the race is held in Japan and the 31st time at the Suzuka Circuit. The 5,807 kilometre long rollercoaster is the only circuit on the calendar that crosses itself during the race. The crossover is not the only part that makes the Suzuka Circuit legendary. What to think of ‘The Esses’. The Esses is a part of the track with turn combinations with a lot of difference in altitude where a good balance is key. A lap at Suzuka ends with the famous 130R, a fast turn to the left. Drivers cannot afford to make any mistakes at this challenging track.
The Esses and the 130R are not the only parts that mark Suzuka one of the most popular circuits in the world. Every year thousands of fans visit the race with one thing in common: a positive vibe. You cannot find an atmosphere like Suzuka anywhere else in the world. The grandstands are filled with enthusiastic fans who support their favourite team. Support for the McLaren team is generally very good in Japan, due to the rich heritage of McLaren.
The support for the McLaren team in Japan leads to a very special grandstand this year. McLaren fans can now watch the race live from the official McLaren Grandstand. The McLaren grandstand is the best place to support the drivers together with hundreds of McLaren fans from across the world. Join this unique experience and enjoy many benefits such as access to unique McLaren content, a McLaren merchandise filled goodiebag and exclusive McLaren prizes to win for some very lucky prize winners that we will pick on the grandstand.
Nagoya is situated 65 kilometres from the Suzuka Circuit. In Nagoya you can visit the 400-year old Osu Shopping District. With over 1200 shops you will definitely find whatever you need here. One of the highlights of the city is the Nagoya castle. Be sure not to miss out on this incredible experience.
The local fares in Osaka are the perfect visit for food lovers. Traditional Japanese food can be found here. Another highlight of the city is the Umeda Sky Building, which gives you a panoramic birds-eye view of the Osaka city on the 39th floor. The Universal Studios Japan are a perfect getaway for families and also located in Osaka.