The Indian Grand Prix announced !
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Indian Grand Prix 2009 (New Delhi) Announced
14th june 2007 - Suresh Kalmadi, president of Indian Olympic Association announced that the deal for Indian Grand Prix had been clinched and if all went through New Delhi will host its 1st ever Formula one grand prix in October 2009. The deal is subject to a circuit being constructed in New Delhi and being approved by FIA for its tough safety and other standards.
Its being seen as a great opportunity for Indian formula one fans and also other Asian formula one fans to watch the races live. New Delhi will be hosting the 2010 Commonwealth Games, so the 2009 event can be sort of a mini dress rehearsal for the 2010 Commonwealth games.
Also New Delhi's capacity to host a large number of tourists, diplomats and executives shall be tested by the 2009 Indian Grand Prix.