Established in October 2007, Jaypee Sports International Ltd. (earlier named JPSK Sports Pvt. Ltd.), a subsidiary of Jaiprakash Associates Limited (JAL), is well on its way to completing the construction of Indiaâ€™s premier motorsports destination â€“ Buddh International Race Circuit â€“ which is expected to host Indiaâ€™s first ever F1TMGrand Prix in 2011. In addition to F1TM, the track is also expected to host other top-level international motorsports events from 2012 onwards.
The racetrack will be a part of Jaypee Sports City, which is spread over 2,500 acres. This facility will include a Cricket stadium that is being developed in two phases and which will have a seating capacity of 100,000 people. There will also be a hockey arena, a sports training academy and infrastructure for other sports.
Jaypee Sports City, the countryâ€™s first fully integrated megacity built around a sporting lifestyle and featuring premium residential and commercial spaces, has been designed by world-renowned architects and planners, WATG. One of the world’s leading design consultants for the hospitality, leisure and entertainment industries, WATG has made a significant contribution to making Jaypee Sports City the best of its kind anywhere in the world.