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26/09/2016
NEW Classic Package. We have been sold out on our main 4* package, so we have added a new hotel and package nearby. Superb value, top rated 3* hotel, all the rest... €599/£516/AU$885 per person More...

Opening party guest speaker announced: Manuel Pecino is one of the most experienced and incisive journalists working in MotoGP. With 30 years of experience in the paddock, he is a walking cornucopia of knowledge and insider information! Included with all packages.


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Grand Prix of Japan 2016: 16 October

This was the deciding championship event for 2008 when Rossi, against all rumours, did not hold back to stay on the bike but pulled out all the moves and manage to claim the title with an outright win. Those of you there will remember the show put on following the finish line and the atmosphere in the paddock. It was electric!!!

The Motegi circuit is set in a huge parkland area in a very rural part of Japan. The park features the Honda Museum, where exhibits such as the original CBR 1000 and bikes ridden by Hailwood and other legends will be sure to recall fond days of youth...! There is a high tech exhibition hall, a nature exhibit/trail, a kiddies pocketbike track (cool!) and tons of shops, concessions, and more on the weekend.

You can get around the track to see the action from several viewing points. Recommend to pop over to the Z 90 degree corner for some hard braking after the downhill straight into the right angle turn. The final corners - under the overpass and into the final chicane, are where the race is often decided.

Japan can be an intimidating place, especially if you have never been there. It is a VERY difficult race to manage on your own -- there are no hotels nearby, and the local taxi drivers as a rule speak no English.

We take the stress out of the weekend by taking care of you every moment. Generally you will fly into Tokyo and take the bullet train up to our base of Utsumomiya. You can either take the 20 mins walk straight up the high street or the very short taxi ride to the hotel. Our package is bed and breakfast - and includes dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Friday night is our Opening Reception with a traditional Japanese meal (absolutely delicious!); Saturday we visit a local traditional Japanese restaurant; Sunday is our winding down dinner in town (shared cost), and a few visits to the local pubs is not unknown!

If you want to extend the break, visit Tokyo where we can set you up in a nice 4* hotel and have options of Day Tours and tours to Mt. Fuji. A great way to explore the city and country.

Motegi is a truly special event, with great camaraderie developing amongst the few people who make it. Plan this if you can, you will have a weekend to remember!
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The simple option. Everything you really need: Quality hotel with breakfast, expert guides, transfers on qualifying and race days, merchandise, opening party and tickets. Just click on your budget.
Price per person based on two sharing, extra nights available, may select other tickets, add nights, practice day transfers and other options

Package Ticket type Price PP
Classic 3*/3nt Grandstands €684
£593 US$769
Double 4*/3nt €895
£776 US$1006
Twin 4*/3nt €895
£776 US$1006
Single 4*/3nt €915
£794 US$1030
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Program Highlights
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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS*
Date Date Event

Thursday 13.Oct.16

Circuit closed to public. For those arriving early, join us for evening happy hour in our hotel

Friday 14.Oct.16

Optional track transfers*. Evening opening party in traditional Japanese style. Guest speaker TBA

Saturday 15.Oct.16

We take you to track and back for qualifiers. You can visit the Honda museum, then dinner in the evening!

Sunday 16.Oct.16

Race Day! We take you to track and back. Evening winding down dinner*.

Monday 17.Oct.16

Checkout or go on to Tokyo for a guided tour of the city* or Mt. Fuji*
*Draft timetable, subject to change.
Guest Speaker

Manuel Pecino

Manuel Pecino
Widely regarded as the top Moto journalist in Spain, Manuel has been for many years the director of the Spanish magazines "motociclismo" and "solo moto". He writes articles for magazines around the world, including his own columns. He also participates in the development of TV programmes about motorcycles, such as his recent 'Rock and Bikers'. His knowledge of the sport is inestimable.
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