IndianOil Grand Prix of India: 450 mn global fans await bike racing spectacle

IndianOil Grand Prix of India: 450 mn global fans await bike racing spectacle

India gains 54 million fans eager for MotoGP ahead of maiden race.


Mumbai: Over 450 million enthusiastic fans across the globe are eagerly waiting for the IndianOil Grand Prix of India scheduled to take place at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida from 22 to 24 September.

The 13th MotoGP race of the season will create a sporting milestone that marks the culmination of years of dedicated efforts to bring top-tier international bike riders to the Buddh International Circuit for the first time. Fans will see a total of 82 riders from 41 teams vying for top honours in MotoGP, Moto 2 and Moto 3 over the course of three days.

The forthcoming IndianOil Grand Prix of India is also poised to make waves in the Indian economy, given its potential to harness the nation's massive market for motorcycles. As per Nielsen Sports Fan Insights 2022 Report, with a staggering population of 1.4 billion and an annual sale of 18 million bikes, India stands as the largest global market for motorcycles. The race is expected to send economic shockwaves as it unfolds, with a track record of the MotoGP races generating a whopping 106 million euros from enthusiastic spectators and an additional 6.6 million euros in staff impact, contributing significantly to job creation. Furthermore, even before the maiden race takes place, India already boasts a colossal fan base of 54 million, indicating a fervent appetite for MotoGP in the nation.

It will reach 450 million homes in 195 countries with the help of a massive 90 broadcast network companies across the globe. The race gets broadcast through 180 live cameras at the track. MotoGP also has 480 million engagements globally across all social media platforms and 82 per cent of fans viewing MotoGP for over six years now. Meanwhile, the MotoGP is placed at fifth place in terms of media visibility of top sporting leagues with 329 million, topped by Champions League football.

There have been several modifications done to the Buddh International Circuit to make it ready for the IndianOil Grand Prix of India. The track is now FIM-certified and is ready to host the biggest biking spectacle in the world.

KTM India, Ducati India, Honda Racing India, Yamaha Motor India, Aprilia India, Michelin have come on board as industry partners while Red Bull India, OLA, 24seven, Radio Mirchi 98.3, R.E. Rogers India are event sponsors. Apollo Hospitals, MeduLance, Jaypee Hospital are medical partners and Bushmills India is the celebrations partner. BookMyShow has come on board as a ticketing partner. Robin Hood Army & Vedica Himalayan Spring Water have become the event partners.

A special Conclave “UP INVEST” will be organised on the sidelines of the IndianOil Grand Prix of India where 300 CXOs’ and global representatives will be participating and the conclave.

Organised by FairStreet Sports in collaboration with Dorna Sports, the IndianOil Grand Prix of India will feature renowned names like Francesco Bagnaia, Marc Marquez, Marco Bezzecchi, Brad Binder, Jack Miller, and Jorge Martin.

The high-pulsating action of the IndianOil Grand Prix of India will be exclusively broadcast on Sports18 and live-streamed on JioCinema in India. Fans can secure their tickets for the exciting event on BookMyShow.