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Information on ending the operation of "Advance Kart"

The operation of "Advance Kart" will end at the end of October 2019.
We will develop a new attraction where even children can experience the charm of genuine motorsport casually.
With this new development, the operation of the attraction at Motopia "Advance Kart" will end at the end of October 2019.

  1. We will finish accepting new membership application for the Advance Kart members at the end of August 2018.
  2. The operation of Advance Kart and the Advance Kart members will end at the end of October 2019.

Entryway to the World of Motor Sports

By beating the time standards and acquiring a license will reward you an upgrade for your go-kart.
Once you receive the highly coveted Class-S License by acquiring the necessary techniques each step of the way Allows you into the world of motor sports.

* Please refrain from drinking and driving.

In order to ride the go-kart

In order to ride the go-kart Step-up Training

* International drivers license or your home country's driving license are also available.


Step-up Course Advance Kart
(5 laps)
Advance Kart
(10 laps)
Regular Fee 1,100 (*1) 1,700 (*2) 2,600
Passport Discounts
(includes Suzuka Circuit Motopia Annual Passport)
800 (*1) 1,300 (*2) 2,200
Hotel Guests 800 (*1) 1,300 (*2) 2,200
Membership Discounts
- Advance Kart Member
- SMSC Member
- Kochira Racing Fan Club Member
- Associated Kart Course Member
800 (*1) 1,100 2,100

(*1) Face masks can be rented (*2) Face mask (non-woven) included

Step-up Training

Training to acquire a Class-B License for those that do not have a motor driving license.

Fee Regular Fee JPY 1,100 (including a face mask rental)
Passport Discount JPY 800 (including a face mask rental)
Max. 6 trainees per session (daily 1 to 2 sessions. It may not be held.)
Duration Roughly 60 mins.
Details Lecture Training 20 mins.
Practical Training 40 mins.
Application Submit application on the day of riding Advance Kart

Riding on the Advance Kart is possible after receiving the Step-up Training and certifying for Class-B License (issuing fee of JPY 300 required).


License Time Standard Advantages
Advance Kart
Class-S License
under 35.499 secs. - Can participate in Short Course lessons
- Can participate in Class-S License holders only lessons
- Exempt from pre-run meetings
Advance Kart
Class-A License
Under 37.999 secs.
Advance Kart
Class-B License
more than 38.000 secs.
or has Step-up Training certification
- Option to select 10 runs
- Exempt from pre-run meetings

* Fee required for issuing all licenses

Advance Kart Course Schedule

* Please note that the contents are subject to change without prior notice.
* All the prices mentioned here include tax.
* Photos and illustrations used here are just images.