The Indian MotoGP circuit begins to become a reality
Planning MotoGP for India
Dorna is doing well planning work towards bringing a round of the FIM MotoGP World Championship to the Indian subcontinent in the near future.
Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta recently visited India to meet with authorities and potential event promoter Fairstreet Sports.
The visit begins at the spectacular Buddh International Circuit, just outside of New Delhi, which will be the target site for a possible MotoGP event.
The delegation also then traveled to Lucknow, capital of Uttar Pradesh, vascular region, to meet with Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mr. Yogi Adityanath and Minister of Industrial Development, Mr. Nand Gopal “Nandi”.
Finally, the visit ended with a presentation in New Delhi to the local media and representatives of the motorcycle industry, demonstrating the great expectations the country has for MotoGP.
Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta
“India is a huge country and market which is especially important for the two-wheeler industry and MotoGP as a sport.
“The Championship has a huge fan base there and being able to host a MotoGP event in India would be an incredible sight for our fans while also allowing us to continue continues to grow the sport in the region, which is extremely important to all of our partners and the manufacturers in particular who supply hundreds of millions of two-wheelers on its roads.
“We would love to be able to take a look at this project and bring these incredible MotoGP bikes to race in front of the Indian fans.
“At MotoGP, we are committed to our fans and aim to make the sport accessible to everyone, no matter where they are, who they are or their economic status. .
“Motorcycles are an incredible tool for transportation, and in many areas of the world, they promote society, provide economic mobility and power families around the world. .
“Racing in India will reflect our commitment to opening the door to the sport as widely as possible, and will be an important achievement for the Championship.“