Not to be confused with Hamamatsu (Auto Race)
Description Suzuki proving ground. Some sources report it as Hamamatsu circuit
My map is taken from an aerial pic in perspective and stretched to ortho view. If compared to reality, it could be distorted
Location Ryūyō, Iwata - Shizuoka - Chūbu
Location Near to Hamamatsu
Latitude - Longitude + 34°39'20"     +137°49'50"
34.655556     137.830556
UTM Coordinates X = 759408.183  -  Y = 3838492.07  -  Zone 53S
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia  -   Aerial photo / Map (*)
Altitude AMSL 5 m - 16 ft
Inauguration December 1964
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English mail, note Mail from Martin Berrang dated february 2nd 2006, who quotes an old book, issued 35-40 years ago, about the German motorbiker Ernst Degner
(2) English
(3) English aerial photo

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Ryūyō Proving Grounds

Suzuki Test Track
Years 1964÷...
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit YES
Type Proving ground
Inauguration December 1964
Last update of this page March 23rd 2012
Info last update  
Distinctive points  

Ryuyo (Suzuki)

Ryuyo (Suzuki)

Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
March 23rd 2012 Ryūyō Proving Grounds 1964÷... Guido de Carli   Kouichi Asada Update Description
November 9th 2010 Ryūyō Proving Grounds 1964÷... Guido de Carli   Mazimloyola Update Description
February 14th 2006 Ryūyō Proving Grounds 1964÷... Guido de Carli Guido de Carli Martin Berrang New Description with map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
Guido de Carli
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