Kobe Sports Circuit

Kobe Sports Circuit (神戸スポーツサーキット) is located about 25 minutes drive from Kobe city. It’s a dedicated kart circuit and the course layout can be changed. Apparently it’s very technical and has a large number of safety zones.

The track

  • Circuit length: 960 m
  • Max. straight length: 133 m
  • Course width: 8 – 10 m
  • Pit road width: 4 m
  • Max. curved radius: 30R
  • Min. curved radius: 8 R
  • Paddock area: 4.16 m2

For spectators

There are two spectator locations at the circuit.

Access to the Kobe Sports Circuit

  • By car from Osaka
    •  From the Chugoku Expressway at the Nishinomiya-Yamaguchi JCT follow the signs for the Hanshin Expressway No. 7 Kitakobe route towards Central Kobe. Take exit 7-06-Fusehata-Higashi towards Taniyama Oike Shimohashi and drive north for about a minute.
  • By car from Himeji area
    • Use the Hanshin Expressway No.7 toward Sanyo Expressway. Take exit 7-05-Fusehata-Nishi toward Sanda/Takarazukaobe. If you drive about 3 minutes there is a signboard on the right.

Facilities at the Kobe Sports Circuit

  • Parking lot: 1,000
  • Paddocks: 250
  • Changing room: yes
  • Toilets: yes
  • Storage: yes
  • Compressor: yes
  • Automatic measurement device

Tournaments hosted


Tips for visiting the Kobe Sports Circuit

When visiting to circuit make sure you stop by in Kobe city for a city tour, or even for an overnight stay. Alternatively the circuit has many hotels nearby where you can also park your car.

Venue Detail

917 Ikawadanicho, Nishi Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 651-2101, Japan

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