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Formula 1, all set for India pit stop

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on March 12, 2018


As the country revs up for the Formula One weekend, Business Line has a special treat for you inside that will make sure you are all geared up for the ride.

In case you are wondering what the hullabaloo over 12 cars racing around a closed circuit is, let the fastest Indian Mr Narain Karthikeyan explain exactly how physically and mentally challenging it is to compete in the top rung of motorsport. We also have an exclusive interview with the youngest-ever double F1 Drivers' Champion (2010 and 2011), Mr Sebastian Vettel, where the German talks about what he expects from the first Indian Grand Prix.

The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India President, Mr Vicky Chandhok, also tells us about the rich motorsport tradition of this country and how the F1 can take it to lofty heights that have not even been imagined before.

For those wondering how such an expensive sport makes money, we have tried to explain the revenue model. We have also highlighted how a few companies and industries such as hospitality are raking in the moolah from the buzz around this glamorous sporting event.

Published on October 27, 2011

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