Race

  • Abbas-Mustan still want Deepika for 'Race 2' November 7, 2011

    Mumbai: The speculations surrounding the female lead in the sequel to Race can finally be laid to rest. After reports of Priyanka Chopra being considered surfaced, the directors eventually settled for their first choice, Deepika Padukone. In fact, the actress has already started shooting for the film on Saturday, with...
  • Thorpe return ends, misses out on butterfly finals November 5, 2011

    Singapore: Australia's most successful Olympian Ian Thorpe had his first swimming meet back after a five-year absence end prematurely on Saturday when he failed to qualify for the finals of the 100 metres butterfly in a World Cup race in Singapore. Thorpe, winner of five Olympic golds, finished third in...
  • After IPL, Shah Rukh eyes Indian Racing League November 3, 2011

    Mumbai: After buying an IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, superstar Shahrukh Khan is now eying a stake in the Indian Racing League. The motor racing league, called the i1 Super Series was launched in August this year. At its launch event, Machdar Motorsports, the promoters had announced that the series,...
  • Stars line up for Tendulkar-backed racing league November 2, 2011

    Mumbai: Inspired by the success of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix on Sunday, a host of celebrities and businessmen, most prominently Shah Rukh Khan, Telegu superstar Nagarjuna and Dabur family scion Mohit Burman, have invested in teams for the lucrative Indian Racing League owned partly by Sachin Tendulkar....
  • Formula1 fever grips Chennai and how! October 31, 2011

    CHENNAI: People have been billing it as the ‘fastest’ Sunday that India saw, in a while. For Chennai’s Formula1 fans, a usually lazy Sunday morning couldn’t have passed more quickly, considering the flag-off time was set at 3 pm. The first Indian Grand Prix might have set the asphalt at...
  • Indian F1 Grand Prix tickets still up for grabs October 28, 2011

    New Delhi: If you are trying to get your hands on a Formula 1 ticket, the good news is that 20 per cent tickets are still waiting to be sold. What's more, a lukewarm demand may have prompted the organisers to change their selling strategy. Instead of full season they...
  • Tough seeing kids in hospitals: Fernando Alonso October 27, 2011

    The Spanish Formula One racing driver visited the polio affected kids ward at a city hospital to support the cause. ...
  • F1: 'No words can describe the feeling' October 27, 2011

    Winner of the National Racing Championship, Amaya Walavalkar will take part in the Support Race, ahead of the Indian Grand Prix. ...
  • JP to deposit share of ticket sale, F1 to go on October 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jaypee Group to deposit 25 per cent of all its receipts from the sale of Formula One tickets into a separate account. However, the apex court delayed a decision on whether the group was rightfully given exemption on entertainment tax by the...
  • Is Bollywood running out of ideas? October 20, 2011

    It is said that it's better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. Obviously not everyone from Bollywood agrees. It's an industry that produces over 150 mainline movies year after year, and going by current standards, more than 70 percent of those ideas come from another person's story...
  • Everyone wants a piece of the Formula 1 pie October 18, 2011

    Sports’ greatest travelling circus the Formula One comes to India. Here's Some news from the ringside: 1. Everyone wants a piece of the Formula 1 pie: For instance, Amul. It signed up with the Sauber Formula One team. Amul claims the branding association works for its image because Amul, like everything...
  • F1 fever hits NCR, preparations in full swing October 18, 2011

    Noida: Barely two weeks to go for the Formula One Race to kickstart in India, the hotels around the race track are all fully booked. From customised services for all the F1 teams to specially designed menus, the tourism industry hopes that this will certainly boost India's image globally. The National Capital...
  • Priyanka Chopra in 'Race 2'? October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Lots of speculations have been doing the rounds lately about who the female leads 'Race 2' are going to be and Priyanka Chopra has perhaps landed the role. As the news goes – Sonakshi Sinha has been finalised for one of the roles. For the other role however...
  • Farmers threaten to disrupt Formula One race October 17, 2011

    Greater Noida: A fortnight before the first ever Formula One race in India, the farmers who lost their land to the project are up in arms. They held a Mahapanchayat on Sunday and issued an open letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, threatening to disrupt the F1 race if their...
  • Ice Road Truckers: The most deadliest roads October 15, 2011

    We bring you the most amazing moments from Ice Road Truckers deadliest roads. ...
  • F1 fever: Arjun Rampal can't wait for Lady Gaga September 27, 2011

    Actor Arjun Rampal says he and his company are excited about Lady Gaga's visit to India during the Formula One event. ...
  • 'Inside Central Asia' is very well researched October 12, 2011

    This is a year old book. And I still haven't finished it. My bad. Why am I writing a review if I haven't finished it? Because weekend after weekend, I pick it off my mantelpiece and read a few pages. I leave it on my table and it gets admiring glances...
  • Tom Cruise impresses ex Formula One driver August 25, 2011

    London: Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise has impressed former Formula One driver David Coulthard by reaching 181 miles per hour during a Red Bull race car testing. The motoring fanatic, who starred in 1990 stock car racing film 'Days of Thunder', took control of the 850-horsepower vehicle on a 2.5 km race track...
  • Pranab to represent Congress at all-party meet August 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will represent the Congress at the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday to discuss the Lokpal issue. "Pranab Mukherjee will represent the Congress at the all-party meeting today," a senior AICC leader said. Mukherjee had represented the party at similar meetings...
  • I don't believe in competition: Sonakshi August 3, 2011

    The one-film old Sonakshi Sinha is giving other actresses a run for their money by bagging endorsements and big films, but the Dabangg girl says she doesn't consider herself as part of the competition. "I don't look at it that way. I think everybody here has something to offer. Everyone has...
  • No flight ops at Mahalaxmi race course: DGCA July 28, 2011

    Mumbai: In a blow to Mumbai's high flyers, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has taken the decision to suspend flying operations at Mahalaxmi Race Course. The race course, which was used by corporate tycoons and stars as a heliport, has been shut for not having adequate its security...
  • Overdrive: Selecting a Rally car May 8, 2011

    This week on 'Overdrive' we tell you about the which car to select for a Rally race. ...
  • Tete-e-tete with Sonakshi Sinha March 23, 2011

    Actress Sonakshi Sinha wants to prove that she is truly Dabangg when it comes to her professional career. Brushing aside the rumours that she wants to refrain from doing item numbers, the actress came out saying that she is not scared of doing them. The 23-year-old, who has shown her dancing...
  • MRF International Challenge: The grand rollout! February 21, 2011

    The first grand round of MRF's premiere racing series, the MRF International Challenge 2011 commenced at the Madras Motor Race Track at Chennai, report CNBC-TV18’s Shereen Bhan and Sandeep Srikanth. During the initial years of the championship, only tin-top car racing was allowed but now the championship will receive a...
  • Sonakshi on weight loss spree for 'Race 2' February 3, 2011

    Mumbai: Sonakshi Sinha, who is in Race 2, will have to rev up the feline quotient to the optimum as director duo Abbas-Mustan want to do away with her 'gaon ki gori' image completely. So the actress is busy shedding extra pounds. "First, I had to lose weight for my debut...
  • Karthikeyan returns to Formula One January 6, 2011

    Chennai: Narain Karthikeyan will return to Formula One after a five-season interval as he signed up with Hispania Racing Team, it was officially announced on Thursday. In 2005, the 33-year old Coimbatore-based Karthikeyan became the first Indian to debut Formula One when he drove for Jordan and even picked up some...
  • CNN-IBN @ 5: Children's Day with Prime Minister January 5, 2011

    Celebrating 5 years of CNN-IBN, we look back at a special show on Children's Day with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. ...
  • Taking golf to the next level November 4, 2010

    The newly launched Race to Ireland could well be the giant step Indian golf was waiting to take. ...
  • F1 comes to India, first race on Oct 30, 2011 September 9, 2010

    Paris: India will get its inaugural Formula 1 race on October 30, 2011 after the sport's governing body - International Automobile Federation (FIA) - on Wednesday decided to have a record 20 races next year. The Indian Grand Prix will take place as soon as October next year if the circuit...
  • Abhishek replacing Saif? September 2, 2010

    Buzz is that Saif Ali Khan has opted out of Ramesh Taurani’s Race 2. The Chhote Nawab has no dates for the film, with his calendar blocked with Vishal Bhardwaj and Kunal Kohli’s next. Since the Race sequel is still in pre-production stages, Saif thought it would be wise to...