India has three bike racing tracks. Irungattukottai Race Track located in Sriperumbadur, Chennai, Buddh International Circuit located in Greater Noida and Kari Motor Speedway located in Coimbatore. Irungattukottai Race Track and Kari Motor Speedway are owned by the Federation of the Motor Sports Club of India or FMSCI. The tracks are often used by the major automotive manufacturers for testing their products. These bike racing tracks in India confirms to the safety norms issued by FIA and FIM.
List of Motor Racing Tracks in India
Irungattukottai Race Track, Sriperumbadur, Chennai
The Irungattukottai Race Track is a permanent motor racing circuit located in Irungattukottai, Sriperumbudur, Chennai, which is an industrial town in Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu. The track is owned by the Madras Motor Sport Club. The full length of the track is 3.74km and the width of the track is 11 meters and it has got 10 curves. It has three straights and the longest one measure 250 meters. The circuit has been laid down according to the norms of FIM (Federation Internationale du Motocyliste), the governing body of the motorsport in the world.
Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida
The Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida International Sports City in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India is a Formula One racing circuit, near Delhi. It is scheduled to host the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix on 30th October, 2011. It was originally known as the Jaypee Group Circuit or the Jaypee International Race Circuit after it was officially named the Buddh International Circuit in April 2011. The name is derived from the word Buddha, and represents peace and calm. The name also has a reference to the Gautam Budh Nagar district in which the circuit is located, itself named after the Gautam Buddha. The logo consists of Buddh International circuit comprises of letter ‘B’ which resembles a heart. The circuit will be part of 2,500 acres Jaypee Greens Sports City, which is planned to include a 100,000 seat cricket stadium, 18-hole golf course, 25,000 seat hockey stadium and a sports academy.
Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore
Kari Motor Speedway is located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The track has been named in memory of a legendary race car driver and designer Shri. S. Karivardhan. The racing circuit is smaller then the Irungattukottai Race Track Chennai. The track was inaugurated in the year 2003 and its overall length is 2.20kms. This track is also rented out to Automobile companies and also to the Automobile Magazines for testing purposes. It has got fourteen banking turns. The track regularly conducts the National Championship races for go-karts, Motorcycle road racing and formula (car) racing events. Formula Maruti, Formula LGB, and Formula Rolon Chevrolet are the car categories that race in this track. The track is also approved by CIK and FIA to hold races up to Formula 3 category.