Bernie Ecclestone has decided on a 3pm race start for the Indian GP Bernie Ecclestone has broken out his Hublot watch and voted for a 3pm start time for the inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the newly-named Buddh International Circuit in late October.

Auto Motor und Sport has reported that the F1 supremo paid a visit to New Delhi after last weekend’s Malaysian Grand to check out the construction progress at the venue.

It is believed that the 80-year-old has decided that a 3pm start time for the race would be appropriate, as it also ensures a suitable late morning viewing time for Formula 1’s core European audience.

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