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F1 Indian GP organisers warn against fake tickets

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 00:34

New Delhi: The organisers of the Formula One Indian Grand Prix today clarified that `Book My Show` remains their only official ticketing vendor and warned the fans against ticket frauds.

It has come to the notice of the organiers, Jaypee Sports International Limited (JPSI), that some frivolous websites/ forums are claiming to be authorised ticketing partners and offering to sell tickets at a lower cost for the second edition of the Indian GP to be held at Buddh International Circuit from October 26 to 28.

"We would like to clarify that Book My Show (www.Bookmyshow.Com) is the only authorised ticketing vendor and the prices of the tickets remain the same on the website (http://in.Bookmyshow.Com/sport/formula1/tickets/)," the organisers, in a statement, informed the fans.

The statement further said that there were mass SMS`s being sent by these fraudsters to the public, claiming to provide cheaper tickets and proclaiming themselves to be official ticketing vendors.

"We urge the public who are interested to come for the Indian Grand Prix to ignore such messages and to inform the authorities," it said.

Askari Zaidi, Sr Vice President, Corporate Communication, Jaypee Group, said, "We are initiating strict action against those spreading false information and misleading the motorsport enthusiasts who want to enjoy the high paced excitement of the sport."

Apart from the season tickets, special Sunday tickets for October 28 are available on www.Bookmyshow.Com and are also available in some shopping malls and Cafe Coffee Day outlets in key metros.

Tickets, outlet details, parking charges, shuttle services from various points in NCR, location of stands are available at www.Bookmyshow.Com

"We have already announced exciting one day passes for the second edition. F1 fans can avail these much awaited single day passes to experience the thrill and adrenaline of the race day from our authorised ticketing partners," Zaidi added.


First Published: Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 00:34

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