Monday, 12 December 2011

FIA Awards in India

Maiden F1 race in India gave the country a special name on the world motorsports map. The circuit in India was welcomed worldwide and it gave the 2011’s Best F1 Race Promoter's Award to Jaypee Sports International Limited - the owners of Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.

Sebestian Vettel receiving the 2011 world championship FIA award
Sebestian Vettel receiving the 2011 world championship FIA award

Reports say that Indian GP organizers became the third successive promoters after Abu Dhabi (2009) and Korea (2010) won this award in their inaugural year.

German Driver Sebastian Vettel, currently driving for Red Bull was awarded the World Champion trophy for the second consecutive year.

Jenson Button and Mark Webber also received awards for second and third place finishes in the Drivers' Championship.

After receiving the award Vettel exclaims and said that "It's great to be here in India at the FIA Gala to collect my second Drivers' Championship Trophy, and also I would like to thank Renault who worked so hard all year".

Over the course of the FIA Annual General Meeting the second edition of the Indian GP was also confirmed on October 28, 2012 in the Capital.

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