Italy's Marco Bezzecchi wins Indian MotoGP premiere

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Italian motorcycle racer Marco Bezzecchi, representing the Mooney VR46 Racing Team, took victory in the inaugural Indian MotoGP event held at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh on September 23, 2023.

An Overview of the News

  • Marco Bezzecchi completed the race in an impressive time of 36 minutes, 59 seconds and 15 microseconds.

  • Second place in the race was taken by Spain's Jorge Martin, representing Prime Pramac Racing, while third place was taken by France's Fabio Quartararo, representing Monster Energy Yamaha.

  • The coveted winner's trophy was presented to Marco Bezzecchi by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

  • The Indian MotoGP event was organized by FairStreet Sports (MotoGP India) under the supervision of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), the international governing body for motorsports.

  • Buddh International Circuit, located in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, is a famous venue which previously hosted three Formula 1 car races between 2011 and 2013.

Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM):

  • It is the global authority overseeing motorcycle racing.

  • It was originally founded in Paris, France in 1904 as the Fédération Internationale des Clubs Motocyclists (FICM), changing its name to Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme in 1949.

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