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HindustanTimes Sat,12 Jul 2014

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The first of the new circuits on F1's ever expanding global reach to be constructed and promoted without any government help. Expected to be a fairly fast circuit with the right elements to provide entertaining racing.

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Team Williams fined again for wheel offence

 International Buddh Circuit
Formula One team Williams have been fined 60,000 euros ($83,000) for the second race in a row after a wheel nut came off Pastor Maldonado's car during practice at the Indian Grand Prix, the FIA said today.

Hamilton, Button looking forward to Indian Grand Prix

F1 debut fuels India's sporting ambitions

Indian Grand Prix first free practice times

'Fantastic to win first ever Grand Prix of India'

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circuit race records

Year Winner Team Time
2012 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:31:10.744

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F1 car vrooms on Rajpath
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In the know
Every racer's first step

In this week's column, I thought I would look at the most basic form of motorsport  - Go-Karting. When I was 6 year's old, my parents gave me a small cadet kart as a birthday present. Karun Chandhok writes.

In The Know
One for the road...

As I write on board the flight to Singapore for the Grand Prix, I thought it's a good time to go slightly off track with this week's column and talk about the travel in F1! Karun Chandhok writes. Going the distance
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Never thought I'd race in an Indian GP, says Narain

Narain Karthikeyan
"Since the day I started racing, I dreamt of being in the Formula One," said Narain Karthikeyan. "But never in my wildest dream did I think of racing in an Indian GP." That's how the country's first F1 racer wants to sum up his excitement about the upcoming event next month. "It's going to be the most special thing in my life," he added.

Formula One driver regimen

It’s not all glamour for the Formula One drivers who endure demanding conditions while in the cockpit. They’re subjected to incredible wear-and-tear. HT reveals their fitness regimens.

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