Formula One: Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button gear up for Indian GP [Video/Photo Gallery]October 22, 2012 by: Deepak
McLaren drivers Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton are excited and are gearing up for the Indian Grand Prix, which is set to began on October 30.
Lewis Hamilton visited India for a few promotional events and says it is going to be a brilliant racing event at the Buddh circuit.
“Yeah, I have been a few times before; we have done a few promotional days there. The last time was just crazy – just after Singapore, we did a demo run in Bangalore and were expecting 5,000 people to turn up. On the day, there were around 40,000 fans – it was just incredible,” Hamilton was quoted as saying.
We let us bring you the exclusive images of the F1 car, which will be driven by Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton. The car was on display at Filmcity, Noida on October 22 in an event which gave F1 lovers “win a chance to join the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team.”
Below are the full details of the car:
Full Team Name: Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
Base: Woking, UK
Team Principal: Martin Whitmarsh
Technical Chief: Paddy Lowe
Drivers: J Button, L Hamilton
Test Drivers: G Paffett
Engine: Mercedes-Benz FO 108Z
First Season: 1966
World Championships: 8
Highest Race Finish: 1 (x180)
Pole Positions: 153
Fastest Laps: 149
Also, to have a closer look at the racing car, do not miss the Image Gallery and four videos attached below.
Photo Credit: Archana Daem, vehiclepassion.com