Chandhok confident Indian GP will survive

    The Buddh International Circuit has hosted Formula One races since 2011.

    Story highlights

    • Karun Chandhok confident Indian Grand Prix has a future in Formula One
    • F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says race will "probably not" take place in 2014
    • Russia, New Jersey and Austria are all set to be added to F1 in 2014
    • The Indian Grand Prix was first staged in 2011
    A consultant for the Indian Grand Prix remains confident the race has a future, despite admitting it is unlikely to take place in 2014.
    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone cast doubt over the future of the race at the Hungarian Grand Prix by saying,"Is India going to happen next year? Probably not."
    Karun Chandhok was a driver for the HRT team in 2010 and is the son of the Federation of Motor Sports Club chief Vicky Chandhok.
    While saying it would be a shame to lose the race which only made its F1 debut in 2011, Chandok is confident there is a future for elite motorsport at the Buddh International Circuit.