About - Race Track

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.

Click here for a birds eye view of the MMRT track in irungattakottai as it is today.


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.

Track Stats:

  • 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.

Track Hire Charges:

  • Pay & practice (own vehicle) MMSC members Rs 600 ( 4w) / rs 200 ( 2w). Non members rs 1000 (4w) / rs 400 ( 2w) per session (strictly not no weekends)
  • Session timings - 0900 to 1300 for 2 wheelers / 1300 to 1700 hrs for 4 wheelers
  • Corporate exclusive day Rs 2,00,000 per day.
  • Testing for anyone from automobile / component industry - Rs 80,000 for 4w / Rs 40,000 for 2w per day .
  • Movie (film) shooting Rs 2,00,000 per day.
  • Track rental for race events; Rs 3 lakhs for sunday , Rs 2 lakhs any weekday .
  • Note: non competing advertising fee of Rs 5 lakhs payable additionally for titled events from any 2w or tyre manufacturer other than our two track sponsors.

For bookings and availibilty for pay & practise days - contact club office.

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