2011 Formula 1 Airtel Grand Prix of India will take place on 28.29.30th of October. The 5.14km long Buddh International Race Circuit has been designed by renowned German architect and racetrack designer, Herman Tilke, who has also designed other world class race circuits in Malaysia, Bahrain, China, Turkey, Indonesia, the UAE, South Africa, South Korea and the US.
The Buddh International race track has been designed as one of the fastest, most exciting circuits in the world and we’re sure that both racers and race fans will like the circuit layout. The track will host some of the most challenging motorsports events in the world and it is well suited the requirements of powerful, high-spec racing cars and motorcycles. The track’s combination of straights, corners and elevation changes has been designed to allow high speeds and provide opportunities for overtaking, which is what makes motor racing exciting. At the same time, in terms of adherence to safety norms and regulations, run-off areas and medical facilities etc., Buddh International will be one of the safest racetracks in the world.
In addition to the three‐day motor sport extravaganza, Formula 1 fans will be able to participate in a spectacle of performance from internationally acclaimed artistes who are travelling to India for the event.American pop icon Lady Gaga will perform at the after‐party of 2011 Indian Grand Prix scheduled to take place from
28‐30 October, at the Buddh International Circuit. This will be her first visit to India.
Furthermore, on all three days, the adrenalin‐pumped races will be followed by equally matched routines by the celebrated DJ Roger Sanchez, German DJ‐producer Tom Navy as well as top‐chart rocking producer and musician Edward Maya.
This power‐packed lineup of showbiz superstars is in addition to supporting races
and other exhilarating events which will be organised. Specifically for the entertainment of all attendees, popular artists from well‐known Indian television show such as `India’s Got Talent’and `Entertainment Ke Liye Kuchh Bhi Karega’.
Recognised faces from the silver screen like the Bir Khalsa Group, Rohan & Group, Prince Dance Troupe, Reincarnation of Indian Acrobatics, Speed Painter Rabin Bar and several others will perform throughout the day on all three days.
These will be held on the BIC lawns wherein ticket holders can be a part of the celebrations gratis; refreshments from varied leading food and beverage brands will also be available.
DJ Roger Sanchez and Edward Maya will be performing during the first two days.
Tom Navy will mesmerize the audiences on the third day while pop legend Lady Gaga will mark the closing of the ceremony at LAP.
About Buddh International Circuit (BIC)
The 5.14km Buddh International Circuit (BIC) has been designed by world‐renowned German architect and racetrack designer, Herman Tilke. BIC has been designed as one of the fastest, most exciting motor racing circuits in the world, and is well suited to meet the requirements of powerful, high‐spec racing cars and motorcycles.
The track’s combination of 16 corners, high‐speed straights and dramatic changes in elevation has been designed to provide ample opportunities for overtaking, taking motor racing to the next level of exciting. BIC will be among the best in the world, in terms of adherence to safety norms and regulations, run‐off areas, medical facilities, facilities for the
media and overall infrastructure.
About Jaypee Sports International Limited (JPSI)
Established in October 2007, Jaypee Sports International Ltd., a subsidiary of Jaiprakash Associates Ltd. (JAL), is constructing India’s premier motorsports destination – Buddh International Circuit (BIC) that will host India’s first ever F1 Grand Prix in October 2011. In addition to F1, the track is also expected to host other top‐level international motorsports events from 2012 onwards.
BIC will be a part of Jaypee Sports City, which is spread over 2,500 acres. Once ready, the facility will house a cricket stadium that is being developed in two phases and which will have a seating capacity of 100,000 people. There will also be a hockey arena, a sports training academy and infrastructure for other sports.
Jaypee Sports City, country’s first fully integrated megacity built around a sporting lifestyle and featuring premium residential and commercial spaces, has been designed by worldrenowned architects and planners, SOM. One of the world’s leading design consultants for the hospitality, leisure and entertainment industries, SOM has made
a significant contribution to making Jaypee Sports City the best of its kind anywhere in the world.