The 2012 Japan Motorcycle Grand Prix
2012 Japan MotoGP.
There are many interesting sports but when it gets to motorcycle racing the best and the most watched is the MotoGP. The MotoGP is the oldest championship that involves motorcycle racing. The first MotoGP world championship event happened in 1949. During its early years (1950s), Italian riders dominated the motorcycle Grand Prix. By 1959, the sport witnessed the introduction of Japanese models. Today, Japan is a major player in this sporting event. Japan will host the fifteenth leg of the 2012 global motorsport event. This even promises an action packed and an adrenaline-charged world championship event.
Specifications of the MotoGP.
The Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) governs the MotoGP. In all its legs, race has two practice days and a final qualification day set during the weekend. Motorcycles used during this event are strictly regulated prototypes that are not available for sale. The 2012 edition of the MotoGP has 18 legs that occur in 18 different locations. The first leg of the event took place on 4 April in Qatar. The event will run through a series of locations, and finalized on 11 November in Valencia. However, the Japan Motorcycle Grand Prix is among the most anticipated legs in the 2012 edition of the MotoGP.
The 2012 Japan Motor Cycle Grand Prix race details.
Japan will host the fifteenth edition of the motorcycle grand prix. This event will occur between 12 and 14 October in Motegi, Japan. The world record currently held in this races course is 1’45.543 set by the legendary J, Lorenzo in 2008. Generally, all racers will have to race for 24 laps that span a total circuit length of 4.801 Kilometres (Km).
The Japan MotoGP 2012 will occur in the Twin ring section of the Motegi circuit. This lash as aesthetic circuit has a beautiful scenery created by a natural ecosystem and the Nakagawa River that flow next to it. The track is composed of 14 bends and is famous for its 4,801 m road course and its 2,493 oval course. Generally, the third and fourth bends of the Twin Rings ovoid course are tighter than the preceding bends. Conversely, the road course draws its popularity from its high tech grandstand and garage facilities. In addition, racers have to travel in a clockwise direction contrary to the counter-clockwise motion in the oval course. Finally, this 1997 Honda circuit has many slow corners, two tunnels, and a back straight. It also has a hotel and a Honda museum that pit it among the best-designed MotoGP courses.
When attending the Japan MotoGP 2012, public transport choices include metro trains, taxis, or buses. Special shuttles to and from the track also cater for the occasion.Travellers should also be aware that the event attracts multitudes from all over the world so it is important to have accommodation strategies in place. Individuals can choose from a vast array of hotels located in and around the sporting arena. In addition, you should plan to head to the circuit early; as such action-packed events can attract heavy traffic.