Indian GP

With focus on 2016 Rio Olympics qualifications, 1st Indian Grand Prix starts on Sunday

With focus on 2016 Rio Olympics qualifications, 1st Indian Grand Prix starts on Sunday

The two-leg Indian GP Series and the Federation Cup will provide an early start to the Rio countdown for Indian athletes who are hoping to book their Rio Olympics berths.

Apr 23, 2016, 19:12 PM IST
Force India's partnership with Sahara stands strong: Vijay Mallya

Force India's partnership with Sahara stands strong: Vijay Mallya

Mallya also said that he isn't too hopeful about Indian GP being held in near future.

Oct 30, 2015, 15:16 PM 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

FMSCI bullish on NSF status soon but it won`t help Indian GP

The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) is close to achieving the status of a National Sports Federation after years of wait, the officials claimed today, but even then the promoters of Formula One in the country should not hope for any financial support, the government clarified.

Jul 02, 2014, 16:09 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

Shame Indian Grand Prix has been scrapped: Damon Hill

Former Formula One world champion Damon Hill today said it was a "shame" that the Indian Grand Prix was scrapped just after three years of launch, especially as the promoters had laid a good track at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.

Jan 17, 2014, 10:07 AM IST

Ecclestone says door is open for India return

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.

Nov 03, 2013, 08:31 AM IST

Bernie gives Indian Grand Prix a miss

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has given the Indian Grand Prix a miss for the first time since the race`s inception in 2011.

Oct 31, 2013, 14:44 PM IST

Sebastian Vettel’s love for India Grand Prix continues…

Since the inception of Indian GP, the German, Vettel, has been winning the race at BIC.

Oct 30, 2013, 10:07 AM IST

Red Bull designer Adrian Newey excited by new challenge

Red Bull designer Adrian Newey`s decision to join Red Bull from McLaren in 2006 has paid off fourfold but still he wants more.

Oct 29, 2013, 00:20 AM IST

Sebastian Vettel can challenge Schumacher records, feels Christian Horner

Sebastian Vettel has the talent to surpass Michael Schumacher`s record seven Formula One titles after becoming the sport`s youngest quadruple champion, according to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner.

Oct 28, 2013, 21:39 PM IST

Realisation of becoming an F1 legend yet to sink in: Vettel

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.

Oct 27, 2013, 19:50 PM IST

Indian GP: Vettel`s triumph not a surprise, says Alonso

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso said that Sebastian Vettel’s fourth drivers’ championship at the Indian Grand Prix here on Sunday did not come as a surprise to him.

Oct 27, 2013, 19:31 PM IST

Hat-trick of Pole for Vettel in Indian GP

Three-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel has secured the pole position in the Indian Grand Prix.

Oct 27, 2013, 09:22 AM IST

Sergio Perez feels India can be good for McLaren

Sunday`s Indian Formula One Grand Prix could be McLaren`s best race of a dismal season, according to their Mexican driver Sergio Perez.

Oct 26, 2013, 21:09 PM IST

Red Bull`s Newey has his `India moment` in traffic

Like his fellow Formula 1 colleagues, Red Bull’s chief technical officer Adrian Newey also had his ‘India moment’ while travelling to the Buddh International Circuit (BIC).

Oct 26, 2013, 18:17 PM IST

Don`t think tyre strategy will decide the winner, says Sebastian Vettel

Selecting the right set of tyres at the Buddh International Circuit might hold the key to success in tomorrow`s Indian Grand Prix, but defending champion Sebastian Vettel feels the 60-lap race is long enough for a team to adjust its strategies.

Oct 26, 2013, 18:13 PM IST

Force India to be `one of last` to name 2014 drivers

Force India team principal Vijay Mallya Saturday said his team would be one of the last to announce its drivers’ line-up for the 2014 Formula 1 season.

Oct 26, 2013, 16:09 PM IST

Low turnout expected for Indian GP

The Indian Grand Prix organisers have lowered their turnout projection for the Formula 1 race Sunday, saying 55,000 seats are likely to be filled at the one lakh capacity Buddh International Circuit (BIC).

Oct 26, 2013, 15:20 PM IST