Buddh International Circuit

  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship: New chapter in Indian motorsports 05-04-2014 08:54 PM

    The first ever truck racing was organised in US way back in 1979. However, truck racing became an international sporting event after it evolved in Europe. The truck racing event was held at Buddh International Circuit. Six teams and 12 world class drivers participated in the race. ...
  • Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit 29-03-2014 07:45 PM

    The Buddh International Circuit will witness truck racing championship. There will be 12 trucks which will be driven by top British truck drivers. The T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship organised by Madras Motor Club of India will be held in two stages. ...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship to be held at Buddh International Circuit tomorrow 22-03-2014 11:24 PM

    The stage is set for India's first-ever truck racing championships as 12 Tata T1 Prima vehicle is gearing up to zoom in the lanes of Buddh International Circuit (BIC) on Sunday. Twelve experienced British drivers will be competing for six teams at the maiden heavy-duty machine's race. The racers, in...
  • British drivers rue lack of speed in truck racing championship 22-03-2014 10:17 PM

    Top British drivers taking part in Indias first ever truck racing championship here are finding it tough to be enthusiastic about the big machines which they say are much "slower" than what they are used to back home. The modified Tata Prima trucks have a top speed of 110 kmph,...
  • I see immense potential in the growth of truck racing in India: Steve Horne 22-03-2014 09:01 PM

    At a time when motorsport is struggling to gain prominence in India, two-time British truck racing champion Steve Horne strongly feels the first-ever heavy-vehicle racing event can become an annual feature and usher in a new era for the sport in the country. "I know trucks are generally seen as...
  • KTM track day at the Buddh International Circuit 20-03-2014 09:18 PM

    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. ...
  • Shame Indian GP has been scrapped: Damon Hill 16-01-2014 09:20 PM

    Mumbai: Former Formula One world champion Damon Hill on Thursday 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. "It seems to me that...
  • Tour de India at Buddh International Circuit 27-12-2013 09:05 PM

    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. ...
  • Ecclestone says India has to decide on its F1 future 30-10-2013 05:57 PM

    New Delhi: Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone expects the Indian Grand Prix to see through the five-year contract and if it has to go beyond that, the onus is on the Indian government whether it wants it or not. Ecclestone, facing corruption charges in England, gave Sunday's race at Greater...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins Indian GP, fourth title 27-10-2013 05:34 PM

    Red Bulls Sebastian Vettel won his third Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix in a row and his fourth consecutive drivers championship at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida on Sunday. The German won the race ahead of Mercedes Nico Rosberg and Lotus Romain Grosjean. Red Bull also clinched...
  • Bernie Ecclestone gives Indian Grand Prix a miss 27-10-2013 04:08 PM

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has given the Indian Grand Prix a miss for the first time since the race's inception in 2011. "He wanted to come but he is busy with other things, including a court hearing in London next week," a source close to Ecclestone said at the...
  • Indian Grand Prix 2013: As it happened 27-10-2013 01:49 PM

    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...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel completes Indian GP practice sweep 26-10-2013 12:16 PM

    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...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel fastest in Friday practice 25-10-2013 03:58 PM

    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...
  • You need to be perfect to beat Sebastian Vettel: Mark Webber 25-10-2013 02:59 PM

    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...
  • Indian Grand Prix to go ahead after court hearing delayed 25-10-2013 01:08 PM

    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...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel fastest in opening practice at BIC 25-10-2013 11:46 AM

    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...
  • BIC gears up as Sebastian Vettel eyes Indian Grand Prix hat-trick 25-10-2013 09:12 AM

    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 24-10-2013 06:55 PM

    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 24-10-2013 06:44 PM

    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...
  • Acclimatisation key for success at Indian GP: Lewis Hamilton 23-10-2013 09:11 PM

    In an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton tells he is looking forward to this weekend's Indian Grand Prix. ...
  • Force India need to improve, says Paul di Resta 23-10-2013 09:22 AM

    New Delhi: Though the season hasn't been much impressive for Paul di Resta, the Force India driver is hoping for a turnaround before the home crowd in this weekend's Indian Grand Prix 2013 at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC). Di resta, who joined Force India in 2011, will be racing...
  • BIC's long pit-lane pushes teams for fewer stops: Xevi Pujolar 22-10-2013 08:40 PM

    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...
  • Lotus will come stronger at Indian Grand Prix: Romain Grosjean 22-10-2013 01:57 PM

    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....
  • Indian Grand Prix future in doubt, promoters worried 21-10-2013 09:55 AM

    India has been left out of the Formula One 2014 racing calendar -- which has left promoters looking at some potential massive financial losses. ...
  • 20,000 tickets sold for F1 Indian GP, organisers bank on late buying 15-10-2013 09:23 PM

    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...
  • Hunt for India's next Formula One driver 27-09-2013 09:02 PM

    Buddh International Circuit (BIC) is all set to host JK Racing this weekend. Chennai's Vishnu Prasad is leading the points table at the moment. ...
  • India round of World Superbike Championship cancelled 16-08-2013 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: The inaugural India round of the World Superbike Championship (WSBK) has been cancelled owing to 'operational challenges', the international motorcycling federation FIM said. The Nov 17 event at the Jaypee group-owned Buddh International Circuit (BIC) was supposed to be the season finale of the high profile two-wheeler racing...
  • Indian Grand Prix 2013 tickets start from Rs 1500 03-08-2013 12:59 PM

    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...
  • Ecclestone and organisers' call to negotiate rates: Vicky Chandhok 31-07-2013 01:21 PM

    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...