MotoGP apologizes for displaying a distorted map of India ahead of the opening of the 2023 Bharat round – Magazine Creations

Amidst the inaugural MotoGP round in India that started on September 22, it was hit with controversy for showing a distorted map of India. But after realizing this, MotoGP quickly issued an apology.

“We would like to apologize to our fans in India for the map that was previously shown as part of the MotoGP broadcast. It was never the intention to make any statement other than support and appreciation for our host country,” MotoGP wrote to X. “.

Adding more, he wrote: “We are excited to be able to enjoy the IndianOil Grand Prix in India with you and we are loving our first experience at the Buddh International Circuit.”

The inaugural MotoGP round in India welcomed the race team on September 22. In the exciting three-day event – from September 22 to 24, 2023, motorsport racers will test their mettle at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, when they pull the throttle on their superbikes at speeds of over 300 kmph to be the first to cross it. Science is fickle.

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Race timing:

According to details, on September 22, motorsport racers will participate in Practice 1 from 4:00 PM to 5:10 PM (IST), while on September 23, Practice 2 will begin at 10:40 AM to 11:10 AM (IST ).

Qualifying Rounds 1 and 2 will be held on September 23 from 11:20 AM to 11:35 AM and 11:45 AM to 12:00 PM (IST) respectively. Later at 3:30pm, the Tissot Sprint will take place.

On September 24, the warm-up will be conducted from 11:10 AM to 11:20 AM (IST) and the final race will start at 3:30 PM (IST).

Other races:

Apart from the main motorcycle race, the IndianOil Grand Prix in India will also feature races from Moto2 and Moto3. Therefore, the total number of teams that will watch matches from Friday to Sunday will be 41.

Below is a breakdown of the number of teams in each of the MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3 races.

Motorcycles: 11

Moto 2:16

Moto 3:14

According to the MotoGP Championship, the world’s top 82 riders will be at the Buddh International Circuit for the IndianOil Grand Prix in India. These riders all include riders from MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3. This is a breakdown of the number of riders in each of the three races.

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Motorcycles: 22

Moto 2:30

Moto 3:30

Where to watch:

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Updated: September 22, 2023, 04:47 PM EST


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