With just two months left for the Formula One Indian Grand Prix, the organisers have sold 21,000 tickets, with the maximum sale coming from South India, where more than 6,000 fans have bought the entry tickets. Tickets for the picnic stand, costing Rs. 3,500 each, and premium stand, costing Rs. 14,000 each, have been sold.
Out of 21,000 tickets, 30 per cent have been picked up by fans in South India, 24 per cent in West, 21 per cent in North and 12 per cent in East India, according to an official privy to details. Fans based in Europe have bought 10 per cent tickets so far. The Buddh International Circuit (BIC) can accommodate 95,000 fans.
The sale has also started at the physical counters including Cafe Coffee Day outlets in Delhi, NCR Zone and at Mercedes showrooms across the country. While tickets of all denominations are available at the Cafe Coffee Day outlets, the Mercedes showrooms are offering only Main Grand Stand and Premium stand tickets, costing Rs. 30,000 and 14,000 respectively.
Sale of tickets will also begin soon at the corporate office of the Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) in Greater Noida. The organisers have also planned some entertainment programmes for the race scheduled on October 28.
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