Indian Grand Prix: Organisers pin hope on next government

Indian promoters are expected to meet F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone next month in a bid to get the Indian F1 race back next year.

updated: March 23, 2014 18:41 IST
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Greater Noida: Sameer Gaur, CEO of Indian Grand Prix promoters Jaypee Sports International, has said the Formula 1’s return to the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in 2015 will depend on how the next central government treats the sport.

Gaur told IANS at the BIC Sunday that he will meet F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone next month in his bid to get the race back next year after it was dropped from the 2014 calendar owing to bureaucratic and tax issues faced by the stakeholders (Jaypee, F1 group and teams).

Ecclestone told IANS earlier in the month that he wanted financial guarantees from Jaypee Group for the race to see out its five-year contract. The first three editions took place 2011-2013.

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