India Insight

Playing spoilsport with Formula One?

September 1, 2009

Despite the Force India team taking second place at the podium at the Belgian Grand Prix there is no rethinking in the sports ministry on its view that Formula One is not enough of a sport.

Force India podium, giant leap for Indian motor sport?

August 30, 2009

India can boast of taking a major stride in Formula One after Italian driver Giancarlo Fisichella drove from pole to second on the podium at the Belgium Grand Prix on Sunday.

Formula One – Singapore sets high standard for India

October 1, 2008

I have to admit I am not a Formula One fan but I did jump to the offer of going to Singapore for the floodlit race and am IToyota Formula One driver Timo Glock of Germany drives past the Old Court House at the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay circuit glad I went! The experience of watching a race live is incomparable to what you get on television especially since this one was a night street-race and an Indian team was competing (Never mind the fact that one of the team’s drivers crashed out mid way and the other ended the race in the last spot.)