History awaits this weekend as MotoGP™ touches down in India for the very first time, with Buddh International Circuit welcoming the paddock through its doors. The first of seven Grands Prix taking place across Asia and Oceania, make sure you don’t miss a second of the action by checking out the time schedule below.
As is always the case, Thursday sees riders tend to media duties, with Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Team), Jorge Martin (Prima Pramac Racing), Marco Bezzecchi (Mooney VR46 Racing Team) and Brad Binder (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) up first in the opening Press Conference at 17:00 local time. Then, Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing), Augusto Fernandez (GASGAS Factory Racing Tech3), Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP™) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) take to the stage and face the media at 17:35.
It should be noted that there are some important changes on Friday’s schedule too, with each class receiving extra time on track through the day. Moto3™ Practice 1 & 2 will be 50 minutes, Moto2™ P1 & P2 will be 55 minutes each, while MotoGP™ FP1 will be 70 minutes, and Practice will be 90 minutes.
You can check out the IndianOil Grand Prix of India full schedule HERE, and take note of the different start times!