BUDDH INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT

  • 'Biker' MS Dhoni enthralls fans at Buddh F1 track October 5, 2014

    Greater Noida: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday took time out for his passion for biking by careening around the Buddh International Circuit, a day after guiding Chennai Super Kings to their second Champions League T20 crown. Cricketers' presence are known to cause chaos and the scenes were no different at India's...
  • F1 boss Ecclestone dashes hopes of Indian Grand Prix's return in 2015 August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Formula One 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. Ecclestone was hoping the race organisers, Jaypee Group, will sort out the...
  • T1 Prima Truck racing championship: New chapter in Indian motorsports April 5, 2014

    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 March 29, 2014

    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 March 22, 2014

    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 the one-make...
  • British drivers rue lack of speed in truck racing championship March 22, 2014

    Top British drivers taking part in India’s 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,...
  • Watch: T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship March 22, 2014

    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. Now, India is all set to hold the truck racing event at Buddh International Circuit on March 23. ...
  • I see immense potential in the growth of truck racing in India: Steve Horne March 22, 2014

    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 goods...
  • 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. ...
  • Shame Indian GP has been scrapped: Damon Hill January 16, 2014

    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 there...
  • 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. ...
  • Ecclestone says India has to decide on its F1 future October 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone expects the Indian Grand Prix to see through the fiveyear 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 Noida's...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins Indian GP, fourth title October 27, 2013

    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 their fourth...
  • Bernie Ecclestone gives Indian Grand Prix a miss October 27, 2013

    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 Buddh...
  • 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 hattrick on Saturday with the fastest time in a smogshortened final session before qualifying for a race expected to bring him a fourth successive Formula One title. The 26yearold 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 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...
  • You need to be perfect to beat Sebastian Vettel: Mark Webber October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel's aweinspiring excellence on the race track can be beaten only by perfection, feels his Red Bull teammate 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 hattrick October 25, 2013

    With a 90point lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and four races remaining, Vettel needs to finish just inside top5 to secure his fourth straight title. ...
  • Winning the title important, not the place: Sebastian Vettel October 24, 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...
  • Acclimatisation key for success at Indian GP: Lewis Hamilton October 23, 2013

    In an exclusive interview with CNNIBN, 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 October 23, 2013

    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 pitlane 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 pitlane 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....
  • Indian Grand Prix future in doubt, promoters worried October 21, 2013

    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 October 15, 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 2527 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 September 27, 2013

    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. ...