Scuderia Ferrari has already made the headlines at today’s Indian GP; not because of the titanic battle between Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel and the Italian team’s matador, Fernando Alonso – but instead for carrying the Italian Navy’s emblem on both of its cars during this weekend’s Grand Prix.
Rumours emerged in the past few days that Gerard Lopez’s Genii Capital, owners of Lotus F1, may be in talks to sell the team.
The dust might have settled on the Buddh International Circuit but the celebrations of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix will doubtless have lasted long into the night. Before arriving in New Dehli, many in F1 had raised doubts as to whether the country and its new race track would be ready for a spectacle of this caliber.
On the eve of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit, New Delhi, news reaches us of a second project, this time for a Grand Prix standard racing circuit in Mumbai – approximately 1,400 km south west of the nation’s capital.