Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister has announced a race car circuit in Anantapur just two days after announcing an airport. Chandrababu met with the AP Tourism, Culture and Heritage Board and reviewed the projects undertaken across the state.
In this context he announced a Formula 3 car racing circuit along with a luxury resort, automotive theme park. The 3.2 kms racing track would be set up at Kotapalli in Tanakallu mandal of Anantapur district.
The resort would cost Rs 149 crore, built in three phases and provide employment to 360 people. Spread across 245 acres, the resort will attract tourists from Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad.
Nidhi Marque One Motors Private Limited has showed interest in taking up the project and promised to submit the first phase within a year and half. 40 rooms luxury 3-star resort with a 5-hole golf course, amusement park and helipad are part of the project.
Car racing has a national TV viewership of 8 crore in India and there are only two racing circuits in the country, one in Chennai and the other in Greater Noida.
Zoom Cars company expressed its intention to start travel services in Tirupati. Chandrababu welcomed the company’s decision to start its self-drive car rental, cabs and taxis. This is the third in the state after Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam.
Chandrababu also intends to develop Rayalaseema Loki Fort and make the area one of the important tourist centres.