As time marches forward into the weekend, we are supposed to witness the Indian Grand Prix from the Buddh International Circuit near New Dehli—that is if the Supreme Court doesn’t cancel the race.
As much as Sauber’s Monisha Kaltenborn feels Formula 1 has failed the Indian Grand Prix through a lack of self-promotion, the Indian government, race promoters and sycophants have also failed the event. The country quibbled over the taxation of the sport and parsed words such as “sport” and “entertainment”. The definition is important for taxation purposes.
This prompted the disappearance of the race from the 2014 calendar and many believe it may never return. Federation of Motor...
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