Sebastian Vettel has won the inaugural Indian GP. The youngest champ flew off at the start dodging his team mate Mark Webber who lost 2 places to finish a disappointing 4th.
Jenson Button came home 2nd followed by a very nicely framed race by Fernando Alonso in 3rd.
As the five lights went off, the first corner caused a stir amongst the backmarkers which Narain Karthekeyan used for his advantage and stuck all along to finish a very impressive 17th.… Read more
A Saturday which went in the history books when Formula One cars ran for positions in India for the first time.
The day started with people pouring in more numbers at Buddha International Circuit (BIC) than Friday. The circuit no matter how many dogs and cows gatecrash is an achievement for Indians and Jaypee Group. The amount of work that has gone in to erect a premises of this scale is commendable.
Though the circuit is almost 80km from Delhi Central District, … Read more
Force India can easily be termed as an entity which has introduced the competitive and cutting edge sport of F1 to millions of Indians
Although most of Indians relate to Force India which is now Sahara Force India to Vijay Mallya and its two drivers Adrian Sutil & Paul Di Resta, there are some hidden and amazing facts which relate Force India to the likes of Michael Schumacher, Narain Karthekeyan, Russian/Dutch/Canadian ownerships and finally a defunct supercar maker.
10 things … Read more
Force India has a new co-owner in Sahara India with immediate effect. Sahara will own 42.5% of Force India and Vijay Mallya the remaining 42.5% of his initial 85% ownership.
The new team name will be called “Sahara Force India”. The deal has been valued at $100 million for the 42.5% stake thus valuing the mid pack team at upwards of $2oo million.
Prior ownership was 85% Vijay Mallya and the remaining 15% was Mol family who ran the team … Read more
Indian GP in Greater Noida near Delhi later this month will go down in Indian Automobile Industry as a breakthrough event.
Conventional Wisdom : Formula One is an entity (Motorsport) which brings along an entourage of people and machinery which the worlds greatest Motorsporting arena’s crave for. It hosts the highest tech cars and automotive machinery fighting out for a championship which makes it spectator friendly just like any other major sport on the planet.
The BIGGER picture : Formula … Read more