If India can pull off a successful Grand Prix on Sunday, the winning driver will not be the only person celebrating a major victory. The country's inaugural Formula One race, being held at a new track outside the capital New Delhi, is seen as a key test of India's ability to organise and deliver international sporting events.
Karun Chandhok's dreams of racing in his country's maiden Formula One Grand Prix did not materialise as Team Lotus on Tuesday decided to go with their regular drivers for this weekend's Indian Grand Prix.
A mock drill of medical services for Formula One race was conducted on Tuesday, with an air ambulance helicopter flying to Fortis Hospital from the venue to inspect the preparedness.
Schumi feels Vettel is so good, he doesn't need any tips from the veteran. Rohit Bhaskar reports.
For proof of how adept Nico Rosberg is with regards to the technical aspects of driving racing cars, one need only refer to the Williams F1 team's Engineering Aptitude Test. Rosberg scored higher on that test than any driver in the team's history. Vinayak Pande reports.
In stark contrast to other sportspersons who have given a thumbs-up to the Formula One coming to India, former sprint queen PT Usha says hosting the Grand Prix is nothing but a "criminal waste" of money.
When Fernando Alonso said "I don't like to finish second", it summed up what it takes to win and stick to a racing seat with Formula One's most celebrated team -- Ferrari.
Addressing a press conference, the core of the Mercedes team who lie fourth in the constructors' championship gave the feeling that is a walk into the unknown for the majority of the grid.
A year after a CWG cycling event was held here, the Noida-Greater Noida region has taken another big leap. Darpan Singh reports.
Foolproof medical arrangements have been made for the event.
An estimated 3,000 policemen have been drafted for security during the F1 race. Three additional DGPs, besides ATS and STF sleuths will supervise efforts to make sure India's maiden Grand Prix is a peaceful affair.
Leading up to the inaugural Indian GP, Nico Rosberg repeatedly spoke of his desire to visit the Taj Mahal but had to cancel his planned trip to the iconic monument due to logistical issues.
The capital is set to get a taste of F1 glitz and glamour this weekend as India hosts its first Formula One Grand Prix, with parties and events featuring global A-listers organised in New Delhi.
Yet to win a race in what he calls his "worst season in Formula One", Lewis Hamilton is also nursing a broken heart after splitting up with singer Nicole Scherzinger but insists it won't be a distraction in this Sunday's Indian Grand Prix.
The Lady Gaga after-party show to be held at the Jaypee Greens Golf and Spa Resort in Greater Noida on Sunday is already a sellout. The international pop star show's maximum capacity is 1,000 and a single ticket costs as much as Rs 40,000. Darpan Singh
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As more than two dozen private jets are expected to land at the Delhi airport over the next two days, special arrangements have been made for the planes ferrying VIPs.
Believe it or not, but this isn't the first time the 1969, 1971 and 1973 Formula One world champion Jackie Stewart has visited India. Vinayak Pande reports.
Aside from the sound of engines revving, the paddock was treated to the very Indian sound of Bhangra beats. Vinayak Pande reports.
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel clinched his 13th pole position of the season and the 28th of his career. Vinayak Pande reports.
Narain Karthikeyan was today handed a five-place grid penalty for impeding Michael Schumacher's car during the qualifying race, which means that the Indian will have to start his home Formula One Grand Prix from the 23rd position on the grid on Sunday. Catch us live
A customs bungle dented Michael Schumacher's Indian Grand Prix hopes today after vital tyre-checking equipment was held up by Indian border officials.
Spectators poured in at the Buddh International Circuit on Saturday, trying to soak in every bit of the action at India’s debut Grand Prix.
The nation's first Formula One Grand Prix grand finale kicked off today with current world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull on pole position and India's Narain Karthikeyan starting from the 23rd position. Top spots
Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone on Sunday said the sport will gradually match the popularity of cricket in India, adding he was satisfied with the organization of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix.
Unlike day one, the second day of F1 after-party hosted by actor Arjun Rampal saw a number of Bollywood celebrities making their presence felt.
They came expecting the worst. They left dazzled. Not only did India offer Formula One a racing circuit rivalling the best in the world, it did so with typical Indian warmth. Sukhwant Basra reports. Winner all the way
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati on Sunday did the honours to bring down curtains on a successful F1 Indian Grand Prix as she presented the winning trophy to German Sebastian Vettel amid loud cheers at the stands.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, a self-confessed Formula One fan, waved the chequered flag at the end of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix, which newly-crowned world champion Sebastian Vettel won at the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday.
Formula One's driver lineup for 2012 will be almost complete before the end of the current season, after Force India boss Vijay Mallya agreed to Adrian Sutil's request to bring forward his decision on next year's team.
Moments after winning the inaugural Indian Grand Prix, double world champion driver Sebastian Vettel described his performance as "fantastic" and said he is very happy to win the first ever Formula One race hosted by this country.
Austrian driver Lucas Auer, nephew of former Ferrari driver Gerhard Berger, made it a clean sweep at the Buddh International Circuit, clinching the second race of the JK Racing Asia Series, on Sunday.
Highly-rated 17-year-old Jordan King, of Great Britain, claimed top honours in the second and final race of the MRF Delhi Championship at the BIC here on Sunday.
Sebastian Vettel pushed his luck with his race engineer for the second Grand Prix in a row as he set the fastest lap of the race on the very last lap of the inaugural Indian GP that he won after a start-to-finish slugfest with 2009 champion Jenson Button. Vinayak Pande
writes. Champ watch
Relaying information from point A to B in motorsports' most basic and grassroots form usually involves nothing more than holding out a board with the most essential information a driver needs to get through the course of a race. Vinayak Pande reports.
Former Formula One World champion Jackie Stewart says India now must focus on producing a bunch of world-class drivers after the resounding success of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix. The "Flying Scotsman" also feels that it is time F1 had a female driver on the grid.
Michael Schumacer welcomed cricket ace Sachin Tendulkar with open arms in the Formula One paddock at last weekend's Indian Grand Prix. The seven-time F1 world champion's younger brother Ralf proved to be a little less convivial. HT reports.
Hours before the Indian Grand Prix, marshals issued boycott threat to organisers Jaypee Sports Limited (JPSI).
Despite the fact that Sebastian Vettel secured the season's championship earlier in the year, the maiden Indian GP saw much interest in the subcontinent.
Double Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel suffered his first retirement of the season on Sunday after his Red Bull spun off at the second corner of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton won the floodlit Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday after Red Bull's double Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel suffered his first race retirement in more than a year. Champ watch
The 2012 US Grand Prix will be canceled unless the Texas organizers sign a contract and prove they have the funding by the end of next week, Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday.
Texas promoter Tavo Hellmund said he remains hopeful that Austin can still host next year's planned US Grand Prix despite losing the rights to the race and the apparent support of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone.
Russian Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov has apologised to his Renault team for criticising their tactics and pitstops.
The 2012 US Grand Prix will be cancelled unless the Texas organizers sign a contract and prove they have the funding by the end of next week, Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday.
The memory of last year's armed attack outside the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit has not dimmed Jenson Button's love of Interlagos as he prepares to return this weekend.
Formula One team Renault has confirmed Robert Kubica will miss at least the early part of the 2012 season as he struggles to recover from serious injuries sustained in a rally crash this year.
Organisers of a planned US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, have told Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone that they will pay a sanctioning fee for 2012's race if he revises an "unrealistic and unfeasible" contract.