The Grand Prix motorcycle racing took place for the first time in India in September 2023. The racing event was a success as nearly 112,000 people turned up at Buddh International Circuit near Greater Noida over three days. Will MotoGP racing return to India in 2024? Let’s find out.
Will MotoGP racing return to India in 2024?
Yes, the MotoGP provisional calendar for 2024 is out and it once again features India. If everything goes as planned, the top motorcycle road racers will hit the throttle in India in late September of 2024.
MotoGP India Grand Prix 2023 Highlights
- Jaume Masia of Spain won the Moto3 race.
- Pedro Acosta of Spain won the Moto2 race.
- Marco Bezzecchi of Italy won the MotoGP race.
Attendace at Buddh International Circuit (MotoGP India Grand Prix 2023)
- Total attendance – 111,762
- Sunday – 58,605
- Saturday – 35,381
- Friday – 17,776
- The total capacity of Buddh International Circuit is 110,000.
The attendance figures were alright for the first-time event. I think the marketing for the event was not done right. I hope next year the mistakes are corrected and we see a full house at least on the final day.