MotoGP completes advanced scouting of BIC ahead of Bharat GP this September


In a major development for MotoGP fans in India, a team from MotoGP organizer Dorna has completed an advanced scout to assess race readiness at the Buddha International Circuit (BIC). The 12-man team includes Dorna’s Events Director, Norma Luna, as well as Daniel Trujillo (Technical Director), Enrique Aguilar (Field Reporting Director) and other officials from MotoGP Marketing and Sponsorship.

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May 27, 2023 at 16:45 pm

MotoGP organizer Dorna officials complete advanced reconnaissance of BIC in India

The update is sure to delight fans as they await the Bharat Grand Prix this September. The inaugural Bharat GP is scheduled for September 22-24, 2023 and will bring the top championship to Indian soil. According to Indian organizers FairStreet Sports, the Dorna team surveyed the track to assess various technical aspects, as well as inspect broadcast setup facilities and assess other basic requirements. BIC is the only FIA Grade 1 circuit in India.

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Dorna officials also inspected BIC's broadcast setup facility

Dorna officials also inspected BIC’s broadcast setup facility

Commenting on Dorna’s recent visit, FairStreet Sports Chief Operating Officer Pushkar Nath Srivastava said: “During a major event of less than 124 days, we had some significant operational discussions as well as detailed marketing, branding, sponsorship and broadcast-related conversations. Great to see how important MotoGP Bharat is from a global perspective and to our Indian stakeholders and government.”

He further added: “MotoGP Bharat will not only encourage fans of all kinds to come and witness the wonders of the scene, but also explore a unique environment rich in culture, heritage and history. We expect a significant boost in tourism and this event is expected to provide Uttar Pradesh unlocks huge investment opportunities.”

Bharat GP will see Marc Marquez, Johan Zarco, Fabio Quartararo, Brad Binder and more in attendance

Bharat GP will see Marc Marquez, Johan Zarco, Fabio Quartararo, Brad Binder and more in attendance

The Bharat GP is scheduled to be the 13th race on the MotoGP calendar with 42 teams and 84 riders taking part across the MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 categories. The relatively unknown circuit in MotoGP circles should also be an interesting event, which will certainly have an impact on the championship as well. Tickets for Bharat GP are not yet open.

First published date: May 27, 2023 at 16:45 PM CST

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