MotoGP India: World championship of Motorcycle racing comes to India – Begins March 2013

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Jorge Lorenzo at Buddh Int. Circuit Earlier, Image Credit: Yamaha

India is all set to witness the MotoGP, the premier Motorcycle Racing World Championship beginning March 2013, the news has been confirmed by various sources and it appears that India will play host to the opening round of the MotoGP Racing championship at the Buddh International Circuit, earlier the same circuit created history by organizing the first ever F1 Grand Prix Race in India, now with MotoGP, it will bring the 63 year old sports event to India.

Indian MotoGP 2013

Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), the federation which manages MotoGP Events has officially declared that India will play host to the inaugural race of the MotoGP 2013 season at the 5.141km racetrack in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR.

Last year Lorenzo became the first MotoGP rider to lap Buddh International Circuit(BIC) in Greater Noida, “It’s been great to visit the Buddh International circuit today,” said Lorenzo, “the track is very modern and wide. I think it is quite prepared and ready to be on the calendar [MotoGP].”

In 2011, Mahindra became the first Indian manufacturer to enter the MotoGP championship with the new Mahindra Racing team.

In another related news Buddh Int. Circuit Managers are also in talks to hold the WSB Series Event (World Superbike Championship) in 2013, exciting times ahead for the Bike Racing Fans in India.