Johor Circuit

Johor Circuit is the motorsport race track in Johor, Malaysia. It was the first motosport track in Malaysia located in Pasir Gudang.

Johor Circuit
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LocationPasir Gudang, Johor, Malaysia
Broke ground1985
Opened1986
Length3.69[1] km
Turns14
Johor Circuit

HistoryEdit

The construction of the circuit began in 1985 and was officially opened on 1986 by Sultan Iskandar.[2] In 1998, it underwent another development. In 2015, Sultan Ibrahim Ismail announced that the circuit would be redeveloped. In 2016, the new design plan was presented with a cost of US$800 million.[3]

EventsEdit

The circuit hosted the Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix back in 1998,[4] as well as two races of the Superbike World Championship in 1992 and 1993.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.snaplap.net/johor-circuit/
  2. ^ http://ww1.utusan.com.my/utusan/info.asp?y=1998&dt=0402&pub=Utusan_Malaysia&sec=Sukan&pg=sp_02.htm
  3. ^ http://www.snaplap.net/johor-circuit/
  4. ^ "20 years of Grand Prix racing in Malaysia". motogp.com. 2010.

External websitesEdit

Coordinates: 1°28′58″N 103°54′34″E / 1.48278°N 103.90944°E / 1.48278; 103.90944