Mine Circuit

Mine Circuit (みねサーキット) was a 3.331 km (2.070 mi) motor racing circuit in Nagao, Nishiatsu-cho, Mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. It used to be known as Nishinihon. The track closed in February 2006.[1]

Mine Circuit
Mine Circuit track layout.png
LocationMine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
Time zoneJST
OpenedNovember 1972
Closed28 February 2006
Length3.331 km (2.070 miles)

It was one of the main circuits in Japanese motorsport; until 2002, every year, one or more races of the most important national categories, (the Japan GT Championship and Formula Nippon series) were held at this circuit.

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  1. ^ "Motor Racing Japan – Mine Circuit". motoracing-japan.com. 1996. Retrieved 2011-06-06.

Coordinates: 34°08′35″N 131°06′12″E / 34.14306°N 131.10333°E / 34.14306; 131.10333