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Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor launches world’s first-ever franchise-based Indian Supercross Racing League

The first racing season is set to commence in October 2023 in Delhi at the JLN stadium.

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor launches world’s first-ever franchise-based Indian Supercross Racing League

Arjun Kapoor unveiling the official logo of the CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League.


The Bridge Desk

Published: 2 Jun 2023 12:50 PM GMT

India witnessed a monumental revolution in the world of motorsports as Bollywood actor and avid Supercross fan, Arjun Kapoor, unveiled the CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League in collaboration with the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI).

This groundbreaking league is the first-ever franchise-based Supercross Racing League, bringing together riders from all over the world to compete in various formats and categories.

The CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League (ISRL) is all set to revolutionize the world of motorsports, bringing together adrenaline-pumping action and fierce competition.

With CEAT as the title sponsor and Toyota Hilux as the official vehicle partner of ISRL, this partnership between the brands and the league is a testament to their shared values of innovation, performance, and pushing boundaries.

The inaugural season will commence at the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the national capital, New Delhi, in October 2023, followed by thrilling events in prominent metro cities such as Mumbai, Pune, and Ahmedabad.

From October to December 2023, fans across these cities will witness the breath-taking displays of skills, daring maneuvers, and high-speed action that will redefine Supercross racing.

“The launch of the Indian Supercross Racing League today is a watershed moment for all of us in the motocross community,” says CS Santosh, India’s most accomplished supercross champion.

“India has tremendous potential and talent in this arena and I’m confident that the league has the tenacity to present a platform for all budding racers, who will showcase the world their talent, skills and endurance. The Indian Supercross Racing League will be the IPL for motocross and I can’t wait to see the first season get underway in October this year.”

Expressing his enthusiasm, Mr. Arjun Kapoor said, “From the early days of my childhood, I was captivated by the sheer excitement and thrill of Supercross Racing. Today, as I look around this magnificent arena, filled with the roar of engines and the palpable excitement in the air, I am overwhelmed with gratitude. The CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League will host the world's finest riders battling it out on our home soil but have also paved the way for future generations to embrace the thrills and joys of Supercross.”

Team SXI, the parent company of CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League, is at the helm of a groundbreaking initiative led by former international racers, Eeshan Lokhande, Veer Patel, and Aashwin Lokhande.

Drawing upon their extensive personal experience and unwavering passion for the sport, they have meticulously conceptualized, identified crucial gaps, and delivered a series that is set to redefine Supercross racing on a global scale.

With their deep understanding of the sport and relentless pursuit of excellence, they are paving the way for a new era of Supercross that will captivate audiences worldwide.

What is the CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League?

CEAT Indian Supercross Racing League (CISRL) is the world's first franchised-based Supercross league, a groundbreaking initiative that is set to revolutionize the way sports are perceived in India. It is here to create a global extravaganza, an awe-inspiring spectacle that will captivate Indian spectators like never before.

CISRL have signed up with athletes around the world to compete in a variety of formats and categories, pushing the limits of their skills and inspiring the Indian riders to reach new heights. Prepare to be amazed as our stage performers break records of charismatic engagement, adding an extra layer of excitement to this premier motorsport event.

The league is committed to providing a safe and competitive environment for riders of all ages and skill levels. The league also believes in giving back to the community and partnering with local organizations to promote youth development and environmental sustainability.

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