Ticket sales are official now for the first ever Airtel Indian GP. Starting prices would cost anywhere from Rs. 2500 up to Rs 35,000.
The BIC (Buddh International Circuit) has an overall capacity of holding 1,10,000 F1 enthusiasts. There would be slabs in the tickets sold with entry for corporate and student entities. The cost for the main grand stand tickets during the weekend would be Rs 35,000.
If you are not that enthusiastic about seeing drivers battling on the 16th corner from the open stand of the 5.14-km track, then it would be better to opt for general admission tickets, which would be Rs. 2500 (i.e. South Zone) and the premium seats could cost Rs. 12,500.
F1 enthusiasts have the opportunity to watch real action in the West and North stands. Tickets for these stands would be ranging from Rs. 6000 to Rs. 8500 for the 3-day enthralling weekend. These stands would have proper TV screens and seats. There is no seating in the picnic stands of the South and North zones.
With a massive capacity to hold over 1,10,000 F1 fans, there is no doubt tickets would be sold in a jiffy for the much awaited event in India.
It is strictly advised to buy tickets from the authorized dealer and ticketing partner of BIC (Buddh International Circuit). Tickets can be bought through two channels that are online namely www.jaypeesports.com. and www.bookmyshow.com/sport/formula1.
With scheduling of the ongoing work on the circuit intact, we could expect the opening of the track any time soon. Bernie Ecclestone, F1 supremo, seems to be happy about the progress and expects the track to be ready on time for the race on October 30. He further told that he has no doubts over the track being completed as scheduled and that they are constantly checking details on a day-to-day basis. He was happy that things were going their way as expected and have no problems whatsoever.