Kari Motor Speedway is a purpose built auto racing circuit or race track, located in Orratukuppai, Chettipalayam, Coimbatore, India. The track's length is currently 2.1 km. It was inaugurated in 2003, in memory of Late Shri. S. Karivardhan Naidu or "KARI" as he was affectionately known.HistoryThe long stretch of the present track was originally a runway for Power Gliders, as it was part of an ultralight aviation manufacturing company owned by S. Karivardhan. The long stretch was also a popular venue in the late 1990s for drag racing conducted by Spitfire Motorsports. In 2002, the land was purchased by former racer B. Vijay Kumar to build a track to conduct national motorsport events. The track was inaugurated by G. K. Sundaran, the father of the motor racing driver S. Karivardhan.ActivitiesThe track regularly conducts the National Championship races for go-karts, motorcycle road racing and formula racing events. A 4-wheeler racing school is conducted by former F3 champion Akbar Ebrahim. Starting from 2006 the Indo-Sri Lankan championship season has come into effect with the inaugural race held at this track.