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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
He leaves Indian shores as one of the greatest Formula One drivers ever but Sebastian Vettel was a picture of humility as he acknowledged every person who made a contribution to his triumphant run, showed respect to his critics and became a showman for the fans.