JPN - JAPAN
BRIDGESTONE PROVING GROUND
SORRY, SOME DATA ARE NOT TRANSLATED YET
Description Impianto costruito nel 1977 e ingrandito nel 1989
Location Nasushiobara - Tochigi - Kantō
Location  
Latitude - Longitude + 36°55'56"     +139°59'11"
36.932222     139.986389
UTM Coordinates X = 409731.572  -  Y = 4087833.381  -  Zone 54S
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) portal.cyberjapan.jp
Altitude AMSL 295 m - 968 ft
Inauguration 1977
Closing  
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English ForumForum --> Asia --> Japan --> Japan - Testcircuits [ENG]
(2) Japanese minkara.carview.co.jp (...)Map published by Hokkaido Newspaper, that shows all proving grounds in Hokkaidō [Publishing date: May 25th 2005]
(3) English Japanese www.bridgestone.co.jp/info/library/plant/pdf/PG2008.pdfOfficial website

(*) 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.

High Speed Performance Test

Bridgestone Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 23rd 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3900  m 12795  ft 2.423  mi   (3)
Straight length 1300  m 4265  ft 0.808  mi Longest straight (3)
Max. banking (bends) 50  ° 119.2  %        (3)
Total area 8  hectares 76300  m² 18.854  acres   (1)

Maneuverability Test

Bridgestone Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 23rd 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
Total area 8  hectares 76300  m² 18.854  acres   (1)

Durability Test

Bridgestone Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 23rd 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
Total area 8  hectares 76300  m² 18.854  acres   (1)

Ride and Noise Test

Bridgestone Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 23rd 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
Total area 8  hectares 76300  m² 18.854  acres   (1)

Wet Performance Tests

Bridgestone Proving Ground
Description  
Years  
Direction  
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational  
Car Circuit YES
Motorbike circuit  
Type Proving ground
Inauguration  
Closing  
Last update of this page October 23rd 2010
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
Total area 8  hectares 76300  m² 18.854  acres   (1)
Diameter 110  m 361  ft      (3)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
October 23rd 2010     Guido de Carli     New Description without map
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