Jaypee Sports City

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Jaypee Sports City
JSC
Location Greater Noida, National Capital Region (India)
Owner Jaypee Group
Operator Jaypee Sports International Limited
Capacity Buddh International Circuit: 1,00,000
Greater Noida Cricket Stadium: 40,000 (will be expanded to 100,000)
Construction
Broke ground 2009
Construction cost S$1.3 billion est.
Tenants
Indian Grand Prix, Uttar Pradesh cricket team, Punjab Warriors

Jaypee Sports City,[1] located on the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida, NCR, is India's first planned city developed and aimed for sports. It's 5000 acres of area comprises various sports venues like international standard cricket stadium, a hockey stadium and an international circuit for F1 races.[2]

Cricket[edit]

A cricket stadium is under construction. When completed, it will seat 40,000 spectators, with a planned expansion to a capacity of 100,000. Cricket Stadium will be given a face lift similar to Lord's Cricket Ground. The stadium scheduled to be ready in 2014. The stadium will conform to norms and specifications prescribed by ICC with associated amenities like media and corporate boxes, medical facilities, merchandise stores, a food court, an information kiosk and many others.

Hockey[edit]

There will also be a hockey stadium with a sports training academy and infrastructure for other sports.[3]

Racing[edit]

Buddh International Circuit hosted India’s first ever F1 Grand Prix in 2011. It was the seventeenth round of the 2011 Formula One season and the first Formula One Grand Prix to take place on the Indian subcontinent and even the circuit is the first of its kind in South Asia. The second Formula One Indian Grand Prix was held in October 2012 which was won by Red Bull Racing Driver Sebastian Vettel, his second consecutive win. The third Formula One Indian Grand Prix was held in October 2013 which was also won by Red Bull Driver Sebastian Vettel, his third consecutive win in India.

Other[edit]

Apart from sports there will be Financial Centre, Entertainment Centre, Education Centre, Residential area and Civil Centre for commercial / retail / residential uses.[4]

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