Indian MotoGP 2023, Complete Schedule: Key Dates, Race Timings, Tickets

The MotoGP event is being held at the Buddh International Circuit, which has organized three Formula One races between 2011 and 2013

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After months of anticipation and preparation, India's first-ever MotoGP race, MotoGP Bharat (also known as the Indian MotoGP), is finally upon us. The marquee event is underway at the Buddh International Circuit and will go on till Sunday, September 24. The action has already kicked off in the days preceding the main race, and a bunch of other practice sessions and qualifying races are lined up ahead of the showpiece event. (MotoGP Bharat Full Coverage | More Sports News)

This is the 13th round of the prestigious MotoGP series, and it is significant for India because it is being held at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC). This venue in India has held three Formula One races between 2011 and 2013.

Let’s take a look at the MotoGP India 2023 timetable, participants and live-streaming information. 

Indian MotoGP: Full Schedule

September 21        

16:00-16:05 – GearUP

16:05-16:40 – Podcast

17:00-17:30 – Pre-Event Press Conference 1

17:35-18:05 – Pre-Event Press Conference 2

September 22        

09:00-09:50 – Moto3, Practice Nr. 1

10:05-11:00 – Moto 2, Practice Nr. 1

11:15-12:25 – MotoGP, Free Practice Nr. 1

12:30-13:15 – MotoGP Best of

13:15-14:05 – Moto 3 Practice Nr. 2

14:20-15:15 – Moto 2 Practice Nr. 2

15:30-16:40 – MotoGP Practice

September 23 (Saturday): Qualifying Runs And The Tissot Sprint 

The third practice session begins at 9:10am on September 23, followed by back-to-back qualifying sessions. The Tissot Sprint, which takes place at 15:30, promises spectacular, nail-biting moments as the riders push their unique bikes and abilities to the maximum.

September 23

09:10-09:40 – Moto 3 Practice Nr. 3

09:55-10:25 – Moto 2 Practice Nr. 3

10:40-11:10 – MotoGP Free Practice Nr. 2

11:20-11:35 – MotoGP Qualifying Nr. 1

11:45-12:00 – MotoGP Qualifying Nr. 2

13:20-13:35 – Moto 3 Qualifying Nr. 1

13:45-14:00 – Moto 3 Qualifying Nr. 2

14:15-14:30 – Moto 2 Qualifying Nr. 1

14:40-14:55 – Moto 2 Qualifying Nr. 2

15:30-16:15 – Tissot Sprint

September 24 (Sunday): Warm-Up, Parade And The Main Event 

The MotoGP Bharat 2023 hangover reaches a climax on September 24. The riders will enter the stage after a brief warm-up and the much-anticipated Rider Fan Parade. The rest of the day is divided into three races, with the main race beginning at 15:30 and ending at 16:20. A last event, "After the Flag," begins at 16:40 hours and concludes the gala, most likely with a summary, lap of honour, or award ceremony acknowledging the athleticism demonstrated on the race track.

September 24

11:10-11:20 – Warm-up 

11:30-12:05 – Rider Fan Parade

12:30-13:05 – Moto 3 Race

13:45-14:25 – Moto 2 Race

15:30-16:20 – MotoGP Race

16:40-17:15 – After the Flag

Indian MotoGP 2023: Participants

Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP Team: Fabio Quartararo (France) and Franco Morbidelli (Italy).

Ducati Lenovo Team: Francesco Bagnaia (Italy) and Enea Bastianini (Italy).

Aprilia Racing: Alwix Espargaro (Spain) and Maverick Vinales (Spain).

Repsol Honda Team: Marcquez (Spain) and Joan Mir (Spain)

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing: Jack Miller (Australia) and Brad Binder (South Africa)

Gresini Racing MotoGP (Ducati): Alex Marquez (Spain) and Fabio Di Giannantonio (Italy).

Prima Pramac Racing (Ducati): Johann Zarco (France) and Jorge Martín Almoguera (Spain).

Mooney VR46 Racing Team (Ducati): Luca Marini (Italy) and Marco Bezzecchi (Italy).

RNF MotoGP Team (Aprilia): Miguel Oliveira (Portugal) and Raul Fernandez (Spain).

Prima Pramac Racing (Ducati): Johann Zarco (France) and Jorge Martín Almoguera (Spain).

Mooney VR46 Racing Team (Ducati): Luca Marini (Italy) and Marco Bezzecchi (Italy).

RNF MotoGP Team (Aprilia): Miguel Oliveira (Portugal) and Raul Fernandez (Spain).

MotoGP India 2023: Venue

The MotoGP India 2023 will be held at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.

Indian MotoGP 2023: Ticket Prices, Where To Buy

Tickets for MotoGP Bharat are priced between ₹800 and ₹40000 but the ₹800 ones have already been sold out. Tickets will now be available between ₹2,500 and ₹40,000.

Fans can get access to all three days and they can buy the tickets from the MotoGP official website or on BookMyShow.

Indian MotoGP 2023: Telecast, Live Streaming Details

Fans who will be unable to attend the event in person can watch MotoGP Bharat live on the Sports18 TV channel or live stream it on Jio Cinema.