Private race track in Japan is stunning engineering as well as beauty

  • Magarigawa Club is one of the most beautiful private race tracks in the world
  • In addition to the race track, the complex also features a swimming pool and even a dog track
  • It is open to the public, but only for members of the club

Published on Mar 04, 2024 at 3:47 PM (UTC+4)
by Alessandro Renesis

Last updated on Mar 14, 2024 at 5:25 PM (UTC+4)
Edited by Adam Gray

This is Magarigawa Club, a private race track owned and operated by a billionaire in Japan.

It is an engineering masterpiece, but it is also quite stunning.

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Private race tracks aren’t unheard of.

Billionaires and millionaires generally adorn their private properties with whatever they want.

From John Travolta, with his own aircraft hangar and runway, to the Australian mansion with a soccer field, you name it.

Mind you, this one stands out because the race track looks F1-worthy.

And there’s a very good reason for that, because it was designed by Hermann Tilke, the racing driver-turned-designer who penned F1 circuits in Las Vegas, Jeddah and Abu Dhabi, just to name a few.

The race track was commissioned by the billionaire CEO of the Magarigawa Club, a luxury driving club in Japan.

The location is spectacular, overlooking Mount Fuji and Tokyo Bay, and the race track is beautiful, too.

The track is technically open to the public, but only to the members of the club.

Named after the club itself, Magarigawa race track is a 2.17-mile, 22-turn circuit with an 800-meter straight.

In order to make it more challenging and fun, the owner decided to add a downhill part, as well as a bit of the track that’s uphill.

In total, 16 percent is downhill and 20 percent is uphill.

In addition to the climate-controlled indoor pit lane, staffed with a permanent roster of mechanics, the race track complex also features an infinity pool, a gym, a restaurant and bar, and even a karaoke room.

Details about how much this race track cost its owner are scarce, but we do know that joining Magarigawa Club isn’t cheap.

The price varies but you’re looking at a minimum of $230,000+ per year.

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Alessandro Renesis

Experienced content creator with a strong focus on cars and watches. Alessandro penned the first-ever post on the Supercar Blondie website and covers cars, watches, yachts, real estate and crypto. Former DriveTribe writer, fixed gear bike owner, obsessed with ducks for some reason.