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Massive response for 2nd Indian F1 Grand Prix

August 25, 2012 17:37 IST

With just two months left for the F1 Indian Grand Prix, organisers have sold 21,000 tickets, with the maximum sale coming from South India where more than 6000 fans have bought the entry tickets.

Tickets for picnic stand, costing Rs 3500 and premium stand, costing Rs 14,000, have received most demand.

Out of 21,000 tickets sold, 30 percent have been picked up by fans in South India, 24 percent in the West, 21 percent in the North and 12 percent from East India, according to an official.

Fans in Europe have bought 10 percent of the tickets so far.

The Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida has a capacity to accommodate 95,000 fans.

The sale has also started at the physical counters including Cafe Coffee Day outlets in Delhi and NCR zone and also at Mercedes showrooms across the country.

While tickets of all categories are available at the Café Coffee Day outlets, the Mercedes showrooms are offering only Main Grand Stand and Premium stand tickets, costing Rs 30,000 and 14,000 respectively.

The sale will also start soon at the Corporate office of the Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) in Greater Noida.

The organisers have also planned some entertainment programmes for the October 28 race.

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