The 2011 Airtel Formula 1 Indian GP is around the corner and people are way excited with it. It is going to be held from 28th to 30th of October, 2011 at the Buddh International Circuit located in Greater Noida. The teams have already reached the venue and preparations must be in full swing for the race weekend. The Formula 1 event starts with practice sessions for all the competing teams which is due to take place on the Friday. This will be followed by the Qualifying Round on Saturday to decide the grid positions. The final race will take place on Sunday, 30th of October.
It has been official that to flag off the event none other than the master blaster, Sachin Tendulkar has been roped in. Sachin himself is an ardent motorsport fan and even has a dream of owning a motorsports track one day. For the records, he once owned a go-kart track in Mumbai. Apart from this, he also loves super cars and was one of the first persons to own a Ferrari in India. Recently he sold it off to buy himself the new Nissan GT-R. Apart from Sachin, Bollywood celebrities like Shahrukh Khan will also be present at the event.