Tamil Nadu government launches night street racing circuit in Chennai
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Tamil Nadu Government and Racing Promotion Pvt Ltd (RRPL) launched a new street circuit in Chennai.
An Overview of the News
The 3.5 km track around the Island Ground is set to become the first street circuit in India and South Asia to host a night race.
Challenging Circuit Features:
The circuit will have elevation changes and will feature 19 corners, including several straights.
Its location will offer picturesque views of Marina Beach Road and the Bay of Bengal.
The opening ceremony is planned to be held on December 9-10.
It will showcase two important racing championships: the F4 Indian Championship and the Indian Racing League.
The State Department of Art and Technology (SDAT) is ready to allocate a substantial amount of Rs 42 crore for successfully organizing this event.
The opening of this new street circuit marks substantial progress for motorsport in India.
The unique features of the circuit are expected to enhance the prestige of the sport and attract more enthusiasts and sponsors.
About the new circuit:
The circuit will encircle the Island Ground, a sprawling 100-acre area in the heart of Chennai.
The track's design includes significant height variations, reaching heights of up to 10 meters.
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