Advertisement

HindustanTimes Wed,30 Jul 2014
At Sunday’s race, cars, grid girls & speed-struck celebs
Darpan Singh, Hindustan Times
Greater Noida, October 30, 2011
First Published: 23:15 IST(30/10/2011)
Last Updated: 23:17 IST(30/10/2011)

It was a memorable day for the celebrities, who turned up the racing track in Greater Noida to watch India's maiden Grand Prix.

Tennis player Sania Mirza said, "A day at the races. What a fun. It was superbly organised. Great day." If cricketer Yuvraj Singh looked excited and supported Sahara Force India, his mate Suresh Raina was not behind. He wrote on twitter, "So proud to have an Indian Formula One! Excited to see the facilities. Had so much fun."  Cricketer Virendra Sehwag wrote: "Very excited."

Filmstar Shah Rukh Khan tweeted, "Long flight, great sleep. Got pleasantly hit by the Delhi winter start. Refreshed, reloaded, ready to enjoy F1 in my hometown." Former India cricketer Saurav Ganguly looked very excited while coming out of the circuit. He said, "It was very good. I saw it for the first time." He earlier tweeted, "Heading towards BIC for the historic Indian F1 race. Cars, drivers. Only speed is the important thing."

Bollywood actor Preity Zinta also took to Twitter to express her excitement. She wrote: "Driving to the Formula 1 Race! So excited....cannot believe the crazy traffic and how hot it is! Bring on the speed boyz.. We are ready!"


comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement
F1 car vrooms on Rajpath
more »
Advertisement

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
more »

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.

more »
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved