Bernie Eccletone has told the FIA the Indian Grand Prix will appear on the 2011 F1 calendar.
An FIA statement said:
Subject to final approval of the calendar by the World Council, Mr Bernie Ecclestone, President of FOM, has informed the FIA that India will host a Formula One event in 2011.
The Indian Grand Prix was originally planned for this year but was moved back to the 2011 season. The race is to take place at the Jaypee Greens Sports City.
India’s second F1 driver, Karun Chandhok, makes his F1 race debut this weekend.
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