Madras Motor Race Track, Chennai, India
- Location :
Length full track : 3.74 kms (12 curves/turns)
Short (club) track : 2.1 kms (7 curves/turns)
Width : 11 metres, 12 metres at start line
Direction : Clockwise
First race : 1990
Fully resurfaced : 2007
Cars upto F3 and all bikes allowed.
- References :
Thanks to the untiring efforts of the senior members of the madras motor sports club, construction of the present track began in the late 80s. The Irungattukottai race track, which is the first of its kind in India was inaugurated in 1990.
The track is 11 meters wide and has 10 major curves, apart from a number of minor ones. A smaller club circuit of 2.1 kms is also available for shorter events. The main track has three straights, with the longest one being 250 meters. The main circuit is about 3.717 kms long, while the club circuit is 2.067 kms long. The circuit conforms to the two international bodies – the federation internationale de automobile and the federation internationale du motocyliste, who lay down the norms for racing and racing circuits.