Zhejiang Motorsport, Experience and Leisure DevelopmentChina

Ridge was appointed by Apex Circuit Design to provide a fully integrated, multidiscipline architectural design, interior design (with Katherine Pooley Design) with project and cost management services for this major motorsport experience destination.

Specialist teams at Ridge worked on the full masterplan and architecture design over 52 hectares of land set in Zhejiang, Shaoxing Region of China to include 3.20KM FIA Grade 2 Race Circuit and infrastructure including 6,000-seat grandstand, medical centre, pitlane and paddock, retail and hospitality facilities incorporating;

  • Multi-use pit building and conference facilities
  • 800m CIK Karting Circuit and academy with driving school and experience centre
  • Z Club luxury facility (an exclusive, private members’ racing club for 500 supercar owners) Integrated with high end restaurants and neutral ‘white space’ exhibition and conference facility for  launch events and exhibitions
  • 10,000 sqm commercial development with underground car parking, with large triple height exhibition spaces suited to multiple retail and public exhibitions which overlook the public plaza and main racetrack

Since opening, Zhejiang Circuit has hosted several National and International events including the TCR Asia and China Series, China GT Championship, Touring Car Master Challenge, Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific, Asian Formula Renault Series GT Asia Series.

The track has also proven extremely popular amongst manufacturers with Audi and Mercedes hosting events, driver training and experience days.

The Zhejiang International Circuit was a finalist in the Building “International Project of the Year 2019” award.

In addition, the hotel, “Cachet Boutique Zhejiang Circuit”, has won “Hotel under 200 Rooms Global 2019 Winner” at the International Hotel and Property Awards for interior design by Katherine Pooley Design.

  • £250 million

    Project value

  • 1,000,000sqm

    of development

  • Winner

    'Hotel under 200 Rooms Global 2019', The International Hotel and Property Awards

  • Winner

    'High Quality Sport Tourist Scenic Award 2019', Issued by General Administration of Sport of PRC

  • Finalist

    'International Project of the Year 2019', Building Awards

I am writing on behalf of my Directors at Tianma Development to confirm our deep and lasting appreciation of the excellent way in which Ridge designed, managed and guided us through the successful delivery of our new Zhejiang Race Circuit development. Ridge has helped us create one of the most advanced motorsport and leisure destinations in the world.

Jiang Zhendong

Founder of Zhejiang International Circuit