The Autocross concept delivers extreme excitement and maximized fun quotient without
compromising on the safety element, at a very low cost. The layout is targeted at
the novice enthusiast, giving the aspirant an introductory platform to learn about
the sport and hone basic skills.
AUTOCROSS - Over the years
Maruti Suzuki introduced the Autocross in 2002. Today, the sport has grown into
one of the most anticipated motorsport events with over 350 fiercely competitive
The Maruti Suzuki Autocross has maintained a very high level of technical finesse
that is constantly innovating. The state-of-the-art electronic timing equipment
ensures accurate & fair results, and the meticulous planning of the track guarantees
an enviable 100% safety record.
WHAT IS “AUTOCROSS”
Exciting visuals. Fast cars and their roaring engines. Young drivers with a yen
for motorsport. Autocross is a driving skill contest that emphasizes on the driver's
ability and the car's handling characteristics.
All contestants drive over a specially designed track designed by traffic cones
and markers on a large level ground. While average speed is no greater than those
normally encountered in Legal Street driving, the combination of tight & tricky
turns, along with the variations in the surface create an adrenaline pumping experience.
Autocross tests the driver’s skills and vehicle handling, and not just speed. Usually
the circuit offers combination fast corners interspersed with very tight and slow
corners. This is complimented by short and narrow stretches that produce a fast
& intense experience.
The huge increase in participation has led to qualifying rounds that last for 2
days. The field is tested in accordance with the vehicle and the driver. The subsequent
rounds segregate the Altos from the Swifts & Pros from the Novices.
SAFE DRIVING THROUGH MOTORSPORTS
The skills young drivers learn and practice in an Autocross: smooth transitions,
enhanced braking, and skid correction, have an immediate impact on improving the
safety and skill of their street driving.
Autocross is an excellent way to teach car control to young and old drivers in a
The cost of the autocross competition is kept very low to encourage young drivers
to test their talent in their everyday car without any special modifications. This
grassroots sport provides a unique opportunity to amateurs & novices to compete.
It is also an opportunity to meet other enthusiasts and expand their knowledge base.
OPEN & FAIR COMPETITION
The events are open to all makes of cars and drivers, and to all ages & skill levels.
Various classes and groups ensure competition among equals on the playing field
We are committed to the FIA Action for Road Safety. The events are conducted under
the approval of the Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India and under the watchful
eyes of appointed Safety Stewards. The strict adherence to rules and safety guidelines
makes this one of the safest motorsports activities possible.