New Delhi: The Indian Grand Prix organisers must be happy after getting the October 28 date for the race, in the 2012 calendar released on Wednesday. The Indian GP had earlier been slotted in April in the proposed 2012 calendar, revealed at the end of July. The orgainsers were reported to be unhappy with the April date.
The Formula One schedule is expanding to 20 races next year, growing by one event after adding a stop in the United States, returning to Bahrain and dropping the Turkish Grand Prix.
The World Motor Sport Council ratified, by unanimous decision, the schedule proposed in July by F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone.