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Old 8th February 2008, 11:08   #16
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Amazing unveiling happened..
true even I like the colours of the car that was tested, wonder what inspired VJM for this colour scheme..

I would have loved to be at the Taj Ballroom for the Cocktails and Dinner.

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Historic day for Indian motorsport. May this be just the start of bigger things to come!
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I happen to be there, as one of my office is in Colaba, less than 5 min walk from Gateway, and our Firm does most of the Financial deals for Dr Vijay Mallaya so We know him quite close. The car was as usual awesome, however, no technicial details has been divulged. Could only figure out the lead sponsors. No Cameras allowed other than press. We can see this car running in test circuit in Barcelona I think in Feb last week. However the Force One logo seems great to me.

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still no pictures from the venue ,eagerly waiting for it.i liked the red one than the golden one.but on the track golden would stand alone as there are lot of reds and blues and whites out there.
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Hmm not impressed. The companies tying up also didnt impress. ITC should have sponsored.LOL
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Proud moment, I'd say. Considering a F1 team with Indian badge is going to compete with the German, British, Italian... teams in international circuit.
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Yep. The car sure looks ugly to me. OR rather the pics quality is bad. Need to watch it on the F1 Circuit though. The older car was better looking than the newer counterpart.
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true even I like the colours of the car that was tested, wonder what inspired VJM for this colour scheme..
probably this

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Hmm not impressed. The companies tying up also didnt impress. ITC should have sponsored.LOL
What didnt impress you maddy?
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How many of you guys noticed the ICICI logo?
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How many of you guys noticed the ICICI logo?
I did, and was wondering, if VJM doesnot pay ICICI the loan back for the car, they would send goons beat Fish up and take the car and run away
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How many of you guys noticed the ICICI logo?
Yupp ICICI was announced as one of the sponsors yesterday. However what I cant understand is why they arent on the sponsors page on the FI website.

Force India Formula One Team

Also the Etihad Airways logo isnt on the car nor were they announced as a sponsor though I believe their contract ends only in 2009.
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^^How many airline sponsorships would one F1 team have,khanak?
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I know but like I said their contract ends only in 2009.
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I did, and was wondering, if VJM doesnot pay ICICI the loan back for the car, they would send goons beat Fish up and take the car and run away
Too good BUSA. Had me in splits.

I am sure Etihad will terminate their contract before the start of the season as they can't be seen sponsoring the team which already has a competitor as the chief sponsor. Remember, Kingfisher will start flying out to destinations outside India soon.
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