21,000 tickets sold for 2nd Indian Grand Prix

PTI New Delhi | Updated on March 12, 2018

Sebastien Vettel, the winner of the inaugural F1 Indian Grand Prix last year.   -  Rajeev Bhatt, The Hindu;THE HINDU

With just two months left for the F1 Indian Grand Prix, the organisers have sold 21,000 tickets, with the maximum sale coming from South India where more than 6,000 fans have bought the entry tickets.

The majority of tickets sold have been for the picnic stand, costing Rs 3,500, and the premium stand, costing Rs 14,000.

Out of 21,000 tickets sold, 30 per cent have been picked up by fans in South India, 24 per cent in the West, 21 per cent in the North and 12 per cent in East India, according to an official privy to details.

Fans in Europe have bought 10 per cent tickets so far.

The Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida has a capacity to accommodate 95,000 fans.

Ticket sales have also started at the physical counters including Cafe Coffee Day outlets in Delhi and the NCR zone and also at Mercedes showrooms across the country.

While tickets of all categories are available at the Cafe Coffee Day outlets, the Mercedes showrooms are only offering Main Grand Stand and Premium stand tickets, costing Rs 30,000 and 14,000 respectively.

Tickets will also go on sale at the corporate office of Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) in Greater Noida.

The organisers have also planned some entertainment programmes for the October 28 race.

Published on August 25, 2012

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