Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports Anurag Thakur interacted with the MotoGP riders and shared a ride with them on Saturday. In a video shared by ANI, he was seen riding a bike with MotoGP riders and shaking hands.
Later, Anurag said MotoGP will be held in India’s Gautam Budh Nagar for the first time. In this big event, an Indian racer will take part in a MotoGP race for the very first time, he added.
Asserting that he said the automobile industry will also get a boost as the demand for racing bikes will gradually increase. He further added this will be a great initiative, and this has been a beginning for India to achieve new heights in racing.
Anurag Thakur also extended his gratitude to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for his efforts to bring MotoGP to India.
Earlier, Yogi Adityanath unveiled the first ticket of MotoGP India in Lucknow. He said India’s hosting of the prestigious event marks a historic moment for UP.
Several people on Twitter extended their thanks to UP CM Yogi and Anurag Thakur for their efforts to make it possible in India.
In September 2022, MotoGP confirmed that the World’s premier two-wheel racing championship will be held at the Buddh International Circuit. According to reports, MotoGP’s commercial rights holder Dorna visited India in the month of September to sign a seven-year MoU with Indian race promoters Fairstreet Sports (FSS).
They had also met with Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur. The FSS had announced that a MotoGP round will be held next year, but Dorna MD Carlos Ezpeleta did not commit to a time frame considering the complexities surrounding a season’s calendar.
The recent announcement by the UP CM and unveiling of tickets confirmed that Idia will soon see MotoGP and fans across the country.
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