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    Default Indian Grand Prix in 2011 - Another Proud moment for Indians

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    And here we have another great achievement for India sports here.
    Formula One’s ruling body International Automobile Federation (FIA) confirmed on Wednesday September 8, 2010 that the 2011 will have the Indian Grand Prix.

    It is also suppose to be the longest on record with raising the number of races to 20.

    The Indian Grand Prix has been slotted into the calendar on October 30, 2011, third last race of 2011. However, FIA has also warned that it was subject to the circuit close to New Delhi passing inspection.

    The season will start in Bahrain on March 13, 2010.
    The only other change sees Turkey now opening the European campaign on May 8.

    The 20-race calendar for the 2011 season as approved by FIA is as follows:

    March 13 - Bahrain Grand Prix
    March 27 - Australian Grand Prix
    April 10 - Malaysian Grand Prix
    April 17 - Chinese Grand Prix
    May 8 - Turkish Grand Prix
    May 22 - Spanish Grand Prix
    May 29 - Monaco Grand Prix
    June 12 - Canadian Grand Prix
    June 26 - European Grand Prix
    July 10 - British Grand Prix
    July 24 - German Grand Prix
    July 31 - Hungarian Grand Prix
    August 28 - Belgian Grand Prix
    September 11 - Italian Grand Prix
    September 25 - Singapore Grand Prix
    October 9 - Japanese Grand Prix
    October 16 - South Korean Grand Prix

    October 30 - Indian Grand Prix (subject to circuit passing inspection)
    November 13 - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    November 27 - Brazilian Grand Prix

    Details on Indian Grand Prix:

    The circuit is designed by Hermann Tilke and is currently under construction about 32km outside of New Delhi. It is expected that the track will be ready by June 2011.

    The Formula 1 track in Greater Noida is designed to be 5.1 Km long and contains 16 corners. The cars are expected to lap at an average speed of 210 kmph around. The track is one of the fastest in the world, with the cars reaching 320 kmph in the main straight before braking into turn 4.

    The state of the art curved roof grand stand, located near turn 10 and 11, has a capacity of 30,000 people bringing the total capacity of the track to a staggering 120,000.

    Here are some of the first images of Indian Grand Prix

    Entrance to Indian GP

    Grand Stand


    Pit Building

    Team Area

    ...being a human...

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    lol there is no need of grand prix or even formula 1 in india



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