Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday asserted that the troubled Indian Grand Prix has run out of time for a 2015 return and its organisers must settle the contractual obligations for a possible comeback in 2016.
India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has launched the first edition of Southeast Asia`s largest bike extravaganza, the Bike Festival of India (BFI), which will be a unique platform for biking enthusiasts to come together to be a part of this first-of-its-kind biking adventure in India.
A deal has been done for India to return to the Formula One calendar in 2015 and for six years beyond that if tax problems with the country`s authorities can be overcome, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Saturday.
Taking a giant step towards becoming a modern-time great, Sebastian Vettel cruised into the history books by winning his fourth consecutive Formula One world title as he conquered the Indian Grand Prix for the third time in a row on Saturday.
Sebastian Vettel on Sunday was reprimanded for his unusual doughnut celebration after winning his third consecutive Indian Grand Prix while his team Red Bull was fined 25,000 euros for the driver`s act at the Buddh International Circuit.
Sahara Force India enjoyed a superb outing in its home race by securing a double points finish in the Indian Grand Prix and team owner Vijay Mallya said the franchise has achieved its goal in Sunday`s race but wants to keep the momentum going in the remaining three races of the season.
Red Bull`s Sebastian Vettel on Sunday became only the fourth driver in the history of Formula One to win four world titles or more but the German said the realisation of joining the elite list of F1 legends is yet to sink in.
The Indian Grand Prix organisers said around 60,000 people came to watch the Formula 1 race at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on Sunday and they were happy with the turnout even though it was 5,000 less than 2012.