India's new formula one circuit may also be used for a MotoGP race.

India's new formula one circuit may also be used for a MotoGP race.

With a bespoke venue currently being built by the Jaypee Group near the capital New Delhi, India is set to host its inaugural grand prix next October.

And according to a report in the Times of India, Jaypee is currently in talks with the MotoGP organising body Dorna.

"Yes, we are in touch," said Jaypee's executive general manager Manu Bhaskar Gaur, hinting at a first MotoGP race in 2012.

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