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Will the inaugural Indian GP become a mere formality?

There has been massive excitement building around India's inaugural F1 Grand Prix ever since the race was passed by the F1 honchos and scheduled in the 2011 calendar. India is finally entering the elite group of countries that host this elite sport. But as the date of the race nears it seems defending champion Sebastian Vettel may have single-handedly taken away half the sheen off the Indian GP.

With F1 GP, India goes truly international

Will the Indian Grand Prix be a success? Can't say. Will it lead to a huge interest in the sport in the country? Maybe. Will it eventually result in a world class Indian driver? Can't say.

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  • Swati Kothari

    Part of a small but growing breed of people for whom sport is not just cricket. Well, the passion started with cricket but somewhere in between it lost out to football, tennis and F1.

 

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