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  • KTM track day at the Buddh International Circuit March 20, 2014

    Imagine you were a biking enthusiast - how far would you go for the chance to ride on a world class race track? An event in the National Capital Region gave bikers just that opportunity at the Buddh International Circuit. ...
  • Tour de India at Buddh International Circuit December 27, 2013

    After witnessing Formula One races for two seasons, spectators at the Buddh International Circuit can see a different set of tyres racing on the track. ...
  • Indian Grand Prix 2013: As it happened October 27, 2013

    Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel needs to finish in top 5 to clinch the championship for the fourth successive year. Vettel, who won both previous Indian GP races, will start from pole position today. He clocked 1 minute, 24.119 seconds to beat his nearest rival by 0.7 seconds. Nico Rosberg will share the...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel completes Indian GP practice sweep October 26, 2013

    Greater Noida: Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel completed a practice hat-trick on Saturday with the fastest time in a smog-shortened final session before qualifying for a race expected to bring him a fourth successive Formula One title. The 26-year-old German lapped the Buddh International Circuit with a best time of one minute...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel fastest in Friday practice October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel drove 35 flawless laps in the second practice session Friday to edge Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber for the quickest time ahead of Sunday's Indian Grand Prix. Vettel recorded 1 minute, 25.722 seconds on soft tires for his best lap on the Buddh International Circuit, .289 faster...
  • You need to be perfect to beat Sebastian Vettel: Mark Webber October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel's awe-inspiring excellence on the race track can be beaten only by perfection, feels his Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber even as the German's rivals claimed they had their strategies ready to challenge his dream run at the Indian Grand Prix here this Sunday. Vettel, unbeaten at the...
  • Indian Grand Prix to go ahead after court hearing delayed October 25, 2013

    Sunday's Indian Grand Prix will go ahead as scheduled after the Supreme Court deferred hearing in a case seeking its cancellation over tax issues to next week. "The case will now be heard next week," a court official told Reuters on Friday. The Supreme Court decided to hear the case after campaigner...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel fastest in opening practice at BIC October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel drove 35 flawless laps in the second practice session Friday to edge Red Bull teammate Mark Webber for the quickest time ahead of Sunday's Indian Grand Prix. Vettel recorded 1 minute, 25.722 seconds on soft tires for his best lap on the Buddh International Circuit, .289 faster...
  • BIC gears up as Sebastian Vettel eyes Indian Grand Prix hat-trick October 25, 2013

    With a 90-point lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and four races remaining, Vettel needs to finish just inside top-5 to secure his fourth straight title. ...
  • Winning the title important, not the place: Sebastian Vettel October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: He is on the cusp of securing a historic fourth World title in three days' time but Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel says it does not bother him if he wins it in India or somewhere else but surely it will be a big relief if he could...
  • Boxer Mary Kom to wave chequered flag at Indian GP 2013 October 24, 2013

    Greater Noida: Olympic bronze medallist boxer MC Mary Kom will wave the chequered flag in the 2013 Indian Grand Prix to be held at the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday. According to sources in the Jaypee Group, the organisers of the race, Mary Kom has given her consent to do the...
  • BIC's long pit-lane pushes teams for fewer stops: Xevi Pujolar October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Williams chief race engineer Xevi Pujolar on Tuesday said the Buddh International Circuit's (BIC) long pit-lane pushes teams to opt for fewer stops during the race. "The Indian Grand Prix features one of the longest pit lanes in F1 and this contributes to a higher than average pit loss...
  • Lotus will come stronger at Indian Grand Prix: Romain Grosjean October 22, 2013

    After two consecutive podium finish in the last two races in Korea and Japan, Lotus driver Romain Grosjean is on a roll and eyeing a strong finish at the Indian Grand Prix this weekend. Grosjean came as a third driver for Lotus in the first edition of the Indian GP....
  • 20,000 tickets sold for F1 Indian GP, organisers bank on late buying October 16, 2013

    Greater Noida: The ticket sales for the third Indian Grand Prix are sluggish. So far only 20,000 tickets have been bought for the Oct 25-27 Formula 1 event. The organisers, however, are confident that the turnout will be as much as it was last year when 65,000 spectators watched the...
  • Indian Grand Prix 2013 tickets start from Rs 1500 August 3, 2013

    Greater Noida: The tickets for the Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix to be held October 25-27 at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) here have gone on sale. Jaypee Sports International Limited (JPSI), organisers of the race, have launched the Sunday tickets simultaneously with the season tickets. A three-day ticket for natural and...
  • Ecclestone and organisers' call to negotiate rates: Vicky Chandhok July 31, 2013

    Chennai: The president of the Federation of Motorsports Clubs in India (FMSCI) Vicky Chandhok feels that the decision to shift the 2014 leg of the Indian GP has been taken purely on the basis of commercial and logistical considerations and organizers should deal with F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone as far...
  • Indian F1 Grand Prix faces the axe in 2014 July 29, 2013

    Reuters: The Indian Grand Prix is likely to be dropped from next year's Formula One calendar as Russia prepares for its debut, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone has said. "Is India going to happen next year? Probably not," he said at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Asked what the problem was with the race...
  • Indian GP organisers dismiss race rumours June 19, 2013

    Indian Grand Prix organisers on Wednesday dismissed media speculation that they may not host a Formula One race next year as "totally baseless and malicious". "Our agreement with Formula One Management is to hold F1 races at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) till 2015, and we are fully committed to do that,"...
  • Dhoni and his boys celebrate 4-0 triumph at the F1 track March 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Some Indian cricketers let their hair down after their historic whitewash of Australia by zooming and careening around the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on Monday morning. Here, too, the leader of the pack was bike enthusiast and India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who rode down from the national...
  • Asian Cycling Championship: Pakistan team arrives in India March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: An eight-member Pakistani cycling team, which was granted visa after much delay, arrived on Saturday for the ongoing Hero Asian Cycling championships here. The team, comprising of six riders, will compete in the road races, commencing at the Buddh International Circuit (BIS) from March 13. "We are happy to...
  • Endurance racing in India soon November 21, 2012

    After an enthralling Indian GP, there could be soon a new form of motor racing at the BIC circuit. ...
  • Sahara Force India a happy unit with four points October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: It would have been an ideal result for Sahara Force India had both its cars earned points in their home Grand Prix here on Sunday, but the team is still a happy unit with Nico Hulkenberg's eighth-place finish, considering the poor qualifying. Paul di Resta ended outside the points...
  • Vettel dispels rumors of change to Ferrari October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: Two-time defending Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull has sought to quash rumors of an impending move to Ferrari, seeking to reassure team members who see fresh reports he has reached a deal with the Italian team. After winning Sunday's Indian Grand Prix, Vettel said there could...
  • Karthikeyan couldn't show power in HRT: Coulthard October 28, 2012

    Greater Noida: India doesn't have a legacy in Formula One drivers but Narain Karthikeyan is a "talented driver who could have done wonders had he be racing for any other team" than minnows Hispania Racing (HRT), feels former multiple Grand Prix winner David Coulthard. Handicapped by his not so advanced car,...
  • Indian GP 2012: how Vettel's Red Bull won it October 28, 2012

    The victory helped Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel extend his 2012 F1 championship lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso to 13 points....
  • India slams Ferrari's flag-flying solidarity October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Friday objected to Formula One team Ferrari's decision to put the Italian Navy flag on their cars at Indian Grand Prix race in an apparent solidarity with two marines facing murder charges in the country, saying this did not reflect "the spirit of sports". "Using sporting events...
  • The hub of all activity: garage of the teams November 1, 2012

    CNN-IBN's Sandeep Srikkanth experiences of what is going on in the garage of the teams at the BIC? ...
  • May stay with Mercedes, says Schumacher November 1, 2012

    The seven-time world champion said his main focus will be on notching some points for Mercedes at Indian GP. ...
  • Kobayashi seeking sponsorship to stay in F1 October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: Kamui Kobayashi's future with the Sauber Formula One team will not depend on whatever new sponsorship money he might raise, team principal Monisha Kaltenborn said on Friday. Without saying whether the Japanese would be staying or leaving next season, Kaltenborn reminded reporters at the Indian Grand Prix that the...
  • Hulkenberg satisfied with free practice result October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: In his maiden sojourn at the Buddh International Circuit here, Sahara Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg is satisfied with the free practice on Friday and said he was shaping up well for the qualifying session at the Indian Grand Prix on Friday. Hulkenberg, who ended eighth at the second...