India Grand Prix is one of nation’s most eagerly awaited annual sports events. The Formula one event, unfolding in October, tempts hordes of F1 fans globally to book tickets on flights to partake in one of the most adrenaline pumping lures of India.


Indian Grand Prix 2013 – Thrilling Excuse to Travel to India

The latest and one of the most irresistible lures to make the already long list of temptations that India embraces is the Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit. Come October, and the country would see a wave of true blue Formula 1 fans arriving here on flights to the nation’s capital, New Delhi to experience an extravagant adrenaline high! So if racing is what sets you high on an adrenaline rush, F1 grand prix beckons you to India!

Indian Formula One

FIA Formula One World Championship is one event that offers a perfect opportunity to experience some adrenaline fuelled action on one of the world’s most fascinating racing circuits as well as delve deeper into historical and cultural extravaganza at Delhi. The event will be held from 25th to 27th Oct 2013 at Buddh International Circuit near Delhi. Following the grand success of its last editions, the 2013 season of FIA Formula One World Championship is all set to make Indian capital city come alive with roaring crowds of fans cheering for their favourite speedsters! Fervent racing enthusiasts’ keen on catching the live action would do well to grab air tickets on cheap flights arriving in the country as early as possible.

Top Teams and Players

With some of the top-notch speedsters representing different teams, Formula One 2013 has become one of the major highlights for travellers booking tickets aboard international flights for holidays to India during the peak tourism month. Some of the popular teams expected to participate this year will be Red Bull, McLaren, Ferrari, Mercedes and Force India. Though there will be many top-class drivers hoping to prove their mettle on the tracks, some of the most popular names that will grace the event are Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button, Felipe Massa and Michael Schumacher.


Strategically located around 60 kilometres from New Delhi, Buddh International Circuit, the newest kid on the F1 block, has been intricately designed by the famous circuit architect Hermann Tilke. Though fairly new, the circuit has found suitors and admirers in many fans and racing drivers worldwide. The first Grand Prix at the track that has a circuit length of 5.125 Km and race distance of 307.249 Km took place in the year 2011. The lap record on the circuit was made by S Vettel (1:27.249).

Timetable for 2013 Season

25 October 2013 – Fridayflights-for-indian-grand-prix-2013-October-f1

Practice 1 – 1000 – 1130 hrs

Practice 2 – 1400 – 1530 hrs

26 October 2013 – Saturday

Practice 3 – 1100 – 1200 hrs

Qualifying -1400 hrs

27 October 2013 – Sunday

Race – 1500 hrs

Help with Booking Tickets

The F1 official website offers a wide choice of travel packages including flight tickets, accommodation as well as the race tickets. While there is an option to book all the elements to the event including flights, hotel and race tickets together, those booking flights to arrive here and have different hotel dates than the race dates can opt for booking race tickets separately. F1 enthusiasts can also get in touch with a number of India holiday specialists offering flights and holiday deals to Delhi. Internet is brimming with cheap flights and hotel deals to cater to budget as well as extravagant travellers during October. No matter what your budget is, it is important to note that October is the high season for the country and cheap flights tickets may be difficult to come by if planning to book late last minute.

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