Wednesday, September 8, 2010

India joins F1 calendar of record 20 races

India joins F1 calendar of record 20 races

PARIS: Formula One will have a record 20 races next year with India pencilled in for the first time in October, the sport’s governing body said yesterday.

The International Automobile Federation (FIA) also said in a statement that no new team would join the series next season because none of the candidates met the requirements for entry.

The Indian Grand Prix at a circuit being built near New Delhi is due to be the 18th round of the championship on Oct 30 subject to the circuit passing a final inspection.

The season will start in Bahrain on March 13 and end in Brazil on Nov 27

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