Indian Grand Prix

Formula One boss Chase Carey revives India interests

Formula One boss Chase Carey revives India interests

Carey said India should have a Grand Prix considering its rapid growth as a nation.

Sep 15, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang claims AFI told him to drop out of London World Championships

Javelin thrower Davinder Singh Kang claims AFI told him to drop out of London World Championships

Kang, who became the first Indian javelin thrower to reach the final round of a World Championships last week in London, returned positive for marijuana in an in-competition test conducted by NADA during the Indian Grand Prix in May 15.

Aug 16, 2017, 21:05 PM IST

Dutee Chand gets lifeline, likely to take part in London World Championships

Dutee, who missed the original entry standard of 11.26 seconds, got an invite from the IAAF as the target number of 56 athletes for women's 100m event was yet to be reached for the August 4-13 World Championships in London.

Jul 28, 2017, 22:21 PM IST
Three more athletes, including Renjith Maheswary, qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

Three more athletes, including Renjith Maheswary, qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

Maheswary and Dharambir Singh (200m) shattered national records.

Jul 11, 2016, 21:13 PM IST
2016 Rio Olympics berths up for grabs at third Indian athletics GP

2016 Rio Olympics berths up for grabs at third Indian athletics GP

The third Indian GP will offer a last and final opportunity for Indian athletes to qualify for Rio 2016.

Jul 02, 2016, 22:40 PM IST
Indian Grand Prix athletics meet ends in farce due to power failure

Indian Grand Prix athletics meet ends in farce due to power failure

All the track events were hand-timed as the photo-finish equipment was not switched on due to power failure.

Apr 25, 2016, 00:33 AM IST
Sort taxation issues to bring back Indian GP: Bernie Ecclestone to Vicky Chandhok

Sort taxation issues to bring back Indian GP: Bernie Ecclestone to Vicky Chandhok

The multi taxation issues have to be sorted out for the Indian Grand Prix to return, said Vicky Chandhok, who met Formula 1 ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone on the sidelines of the British Grand Prix in Silverstone.

Jul 06, 2015, 18:44 PM IST
Tax issues have to be sorted for Indian Grand Prix's return: Sameer Gaur

Tax issues have to be sorted for Indian Grand Prix's return: Sameer Gaur

The tax issues facing the Formula One Indian Grand Prix will have to be sorted for the return of the high-profile race, its promoter Sameer Gaur asserted on Thursday.

Jun 11, 2015, 18:12 PM IST
Mr. Bean actor Rowan Atkinson sells McLaren F1 car for £8 million

Mr. Bean actor Rowan Atkinson sells McLaren F1 car for £8 million

Renowned comedian actor Rowan Atkinson has reportedly sold his 18-year-old Formula One car for £8 million. The Mr. Bean actor bought the McLaren F1 car in 1997 for an estimated £500,000.

Jun 11, 2015, 00:35 AM IST
'Difficult to organise Formula 1 race without govt support'

'Difficult to organise Formula 1 race without govt support'

As the future of privately-backed Indian Grand Prix stands in a limbo, Nissan India President Guillaume Sicard has said that it is very difficult to organise a Formula 1 race without government support.

Jun 04, 2015, 19:05 PM IST
Waiting for Jaypee to come back to me on Indian GP's return in 2016: Bernie Ecclestone

Waiting for Jaypee to come back to me on Indian GP's return in 2016: Bernie Ecclestone

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has made it clear that Jaypee Group has little time left to decide on the return of the Indian Grand Prix in 2016.

May 28, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

Indian motorsport in doldrums: Ex-FMSCI boss Vicky Chandhok

 Former FMSCI chief Vicky Chandhok on Monday severely criticised the governing body's current regime, saying it has done little to promote Indian motorsport that now finds itself in a state of "doldrums".

May 25, 2015, 19:16 PM IST
FIA boss Jean Todt says India deserves Formula 1

FIA boss Jean Todt says India deserves Formula 1

Jean Todt, president of world motorsports governing body FIA, has said that India deserves Formula 1 and he hopes the dropped Grand Prix returns to the country in the near future.

Mar 09, 2015, 19:38 PM IST
Indian Grand Prix set to return in 2016: Bernie, Jaypee

Indian Grand Prix set to return in 2016: Bernie, Jaypee

The Indian Grand Prix is expected to return in 2016 as a "fruitful" meeting between Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone and race promoters has prepared the ground for the comeback of the high-profile event.

Nov 19, 2014, 19:28 PM IST

Bernie Ecclestone dashes hopes of Indian Grand Prix`s return in 2015

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.

Aug 21, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

Force India in race for 3rd-place with Ferrari: Fernley

Force India are in good shape to fight Formula 1 giants Ferrari for third place in the team standings, said deputy team boss Robert Fernley on their battle against the Italian manufacturer operating on a much higher budget.

Jun 30, 2014, 18:16 PM IST

Sort out money matters, get Indian GP back in 2015: Ecclestone

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone today promised the return of Indian Grand Prix in 2015 provided the race promoters, Jaypee Group, fulfill the financial requirements of the existing five-year contract.

Apr 30, 2014, 18:20 PM IST

Jaypee pins Indian GP hopes on next government

Sameer Gaur, CEO of Indian Grand Prix promoters Jaypee Sports International, has said the Formula 1’s return to the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in 2015 will depend on how the next central government treats the sport.

Mar 23, 2014, 18:14 PM IST

Ecclestone puts off Indian GP, Jaypee keen on 2015 return

Jaypee Group, promoters of the Formula One Indian Grand Prix, are still keen on holding the 2015 race as scheduled despite F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone wanting it to be pushed further to 2016.

Mar 07, 2014, 08:15 AM IST

Ecclestone wants to extend double-points scheme to last three races of F1 season

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone wants to extend his double-points scheme to the last three races of the season.

Jan 30, 2014, 14:07 PM IST