JPSI wins best F1 race promoter award 2012By Team Overdrive
Owners of India’s world-class race circuit, the Buddh International Circuit, Jaypee Sports International Limited (JPSI) won the best F1 race promoter award for the second year in a row. Organized by FIA, the prize giving ceremony is held every year to honour all those who make outstanding contributions to promote motorsports world-wide. Not only this, Farhan Vohra, in-charge of race operations at BIC was recognized as ‘Best Clerk of the Course’ for 2012. He is the only Indian to have been accredited to be a clerk and steward for an F1 race and was responsible for managing the race during the first two editions of the Indian GP.
Sameer Gaur, managing director and CEO of JPSI said “This is indeed a very proud moment and I am honoured to receive this FIA award for the second time on behalf of my entire team and the country, whose support and enthusiasm was responsible for us to win this award again. This award will motivate us to host grandeur F1 Indian Grand Prix next year and we would hopefully be able to complete a hat-trick of the award.”