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MotoGP coming to India | Autocar India

Written by Gulati

Official affirmation and early particulars on the Indian MotoGP race are anticipated subsequent week.

India is all set to host a spherical of the MotoGP World Championship. That is the most recent high-profile racing sequence to return to the nation, following affirmation of the Hyderabad Components E race to be held in February 2023.

The ‘Grand Prix of Bharat’, as it’s being referred to as, is being organised by Noida-based Fairsteet Sports activities and an official affirmation is predicted someday subsequent week in an occasion that might be attended by prime Dorna (MotoGP promoter) officers.

  • Official affirmation anticipated subsequent week 
  • Buddh Worldwide Circuit more likely to host the race

The place will the India MotoGP race be held?

Talking on the FMSCI’s annual awards gala earlier this 12 months, the governing physique’s president, Akbar Ebrahim, had already confirmed that talks had been on to deliver MotoGP to India. Whereas we’ll have to attend a bit longer for official particulars, the race will doubtless be held on the Buddh Worldwide Circuit. Organisers wish to safe a spot on the 2023 MotoGP calendar, however that is topic to the monitor receiving the required FIM (Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme) homologation. Given the tight timeframe, 2024 can be a extra sensible slot.

This isn’t the primary time the circuit has explored internet hosting a significant worldwide two-wheeler sequence. There have been plans to host a spherical of the World Superbike Championship on the monitor within the mid-2010s, however after a number of postponements, that was referred to as off.

In fact, since then India has seen a giant push for motorsport with a number of new circuits developing and various worldwide championships coming to the nation. The inaugural season of the Indian Racing Competition kicks off in November 2022 with Components Regional India and F4 India, each of that are eligible for FIA Tremendous Licence factors – a primary in India. After which there’s the Hyderabad E-Prix, set to be held on February 11, 2023.

The primary season of the FIM MiniGP World Collection India additionally lately wrapped up. Winner Shreyas Hareesh and runner-up Jinendra Kiran Sangave will now characterize India within the MiniGP finals that might be held in Valencia in November, throughout the 2022 MotoGP finale week.

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