COMPANY INFORMATION

COMPANY INFORMATION

SUGO Co., Ltd. Corporate Profile

Located 6-1 Sugo Murata-machi, Shibata-gun, Miyagi Prefecture
Established May 1975
President Eiji Tada
Capital 10 million yen
Invested Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.: 100%
Employees 45
Business Management of Sportsland SUGO
Phone +81(224)83 3111
Fax +81(224)83 3790
Mail info@sportsland-sugo.jp
1975
May Japan’s leading motor sports facility covering 2,100,000 m2 at 6-1 Sugo Murata-machi, Shibata-gun, Miyagi Prefecture. Hotel Kunugi Sanso on site as well as specialized road racing and motocross courses trials course, and go-kart course.
July The All Japan Road Race Championship is held. Since then held at SUGO every year to date.
1976
May All Japan Motocross Championship held. Since then held at SUGO every year to date.
July Campsite opened.
September 1st Japan Cart Grand Prix held.
November 4th All Japan Championship Trial Japan GP held.
1977
April Hotel Kunugi Sanso expanded to 50 guest rooms for 300 guests (formerly 25 guest rooms). Recreation facilities such as tennis courts, a pool, archery range, putter golf course, and field athletics courses were added.
May 1st TBC Big Road Race held. Japan’s 1st Formula 750 event. Hideo Kanaya won with a YAMAHA-TZ750.
1978
October 4th TBC Big Road Race held. WGP 500 Champion Kenny Roberts participated.
1979
October All Japan Motocross Championship held. Testumi Mitsuyasu from YAMAHA gained titles in both the 125 cc and 250 cc classes.
1980
August Increased to 21 tennis courts including indoor courts. Multiple-purpose facility SP Square opened.
1981
August Seiko World Super Tennis held.
October 1st Murata SUGO Marathon held.
1982
August The Kadokawa movie “The Last Hero,” originally written by Haruhiko Oyabu, was filmed in Sugo. A racer Tadahiko Taira, participated.
1983
April S-shaped corner newly constructed at the 1st high speed corner of the high speed of the SUGO road course. As a recreational area for riders and drivers, the Winners Salon opened at the road racing course paddock.
June SUGO Grand Champion Race held (cars and GC machines)
October 11th TBC Big Road R ace, Kenny Roberts and Eddie Lawson first visited Japan and came to Sugo. Tadahiko Taira who became Champion in the All Japan GP500 class participated
1984
F3000 Championship, GC Championship, GROUP A 300 km Race held.
October World GP Champion Eddie Lawson and young Wayne Rainey participated in the 12th TBC big road race.
1985
F3000 Championship, GC Championship, GROUP A 300 km Race held.
1987
April Large -scale r enovation o f t he r acing c ourses, resulting in the present layout with the hairpin curve, S-shaped corner, and SP corner.
May TT Formula World Championship held.
1988
August Superbike World Championship held. Held at SUGO every year until 2003.
1994
September All Japan GT Championship held. Since then held at SUGO every year until 2004. Since 2005, the race changed its name to SUPER GT.
1995
The 20th anniversary of the foundation of Sportsland SUGO.
1996
August TT Formula World Championship held. Held at SUGO every year to date.
November Super N1 Endurance Race held. After that changed the name to Super Endurance Race and held every year to date.
2004
November Sportsland SUGO reinvents itself as a facility that specializes in motor sports business, such as races and race course management.
2005
May 30th anniversary of the foundation of Sportsland SUGO. Motocross World Championship held, for the first time in ten years in Japan.
2006
May Japan Le Mans Challenge - a new sports car racing category is established. Motocross World Championship held.
June A new Reception Hall is established as a facility for indoor events, parities, receptions, etc.
2007
May Japan Le Mans Challenge held.
Motocross World Championship held.
November In a racing course site, a heliport was constructed.
2008
December Along with complete renovation of the multi-course, the final event was held. Many top car racers participated.
2009
March After completing t he renovation, the multi-course re-opened as the "West Course." The escape zone and the safety zone were expanded to further solidify safety on the course.

Example of course use

New model test rides, exhibitions, various tests, club track meets, various events, family track meets, night test rides, gymkhanas, etc.

Access

  • By car

    About 35 min from JR Sendai Stn. via the Nishi Road. About 15 min from Sendai-Minami IC. About 3 hrs and 40 min from the metropolitan area via the T ohoku Expressway (get off at the Murata IC). It is about a 40 min drive from SUGO to central Sendai.

  • By Shinkansen

    About 90 min at the shortest from Tokyo to Sendai.

  • By Air

    About a 40 min drive by rental car from Sendai Airport. It is about 17 min by Sendai Airport Access Line from Sendai Airport to JR Sendai Stn.