Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports , Anurag Thakur, has been invited as the Guest of Honour for India’s highly anticipated Moto GP race, which is scheduled to take place at the Buddh International Circuit from September 22 to September 24. Despite heavy rain, the Moto GP Bharat team gathered at Thakur’s residence to extend the invitation and express their excitement for the upcoming event.
Thakur, known for his passion for sports, embraced the opportunity and expressed his enthusiasm for MotoGP coming to India for the first time. As he held a helmet in his hand, he acknowledged the significance of this event, stating that it is one of the biggest motorsport events for the country and will be held in Gautambuddh Nagar. What makes this race even more special is the participation of an Indian racer for the first time. Thakur emphasised the positive impact the event will have on the racing community, promoting racing bikes and fostering the growth of the automobile industry. He believes that racing has the potential to become a major sport in India, creating milestones and bringing glory to the country.
In a remarkable show of support, Thakur joined a group of bikers, despite the pouring rain, for a ride. This gesture demonstrated his unwavering dedication to promoting and embracing the sport of MotoGP Bharat. It also highlighted his commitment to encouraging and inspiring young bike enthusiasts and aspiring racers by providing them with the opportunity to watch and learn about the sport firsthand in India.
FairStreet Sports, the Indian promoters of Moto GP Bharat, expressed their excitement as they extended the invitation to Thakur. They described the event as a passion-driven experience that aims to create an unforgettable MotoGP Bharat experience. The Chief Operating Officer of FairStreet Sports, Pushkar Nath Srivastava, praised Thakur for joining the bikers despite the inclement weather, further underscoring the gripping and captivating nature of Moto GP fever. This event has the potential to ignite fervour for MotoGP throughout the nation.
During the gathering, Thakur interacted with the Moto GP Bharat team, signing a helmet as a memento of the occasion. He later thanked the bikers for the adventurous ride, demonstrating his appreciation for their passion and enthusiasm.