Buddh Circuit offers balloon ride, drive around

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 15:40 hrs

Greater Noida, Feb 14 (IANS) Speed enthusiasts will now have the option of enjoying a bird's eye view at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) here when the Formula 1 track hosts an open track day Sunday, allowing general motorists to drive on the track.

Hot air balloon flights will be available to visitors at a price of Rs.4,500 for one person, Rs.4,000 each for a couple and Rs.3,750 per person for a group of three or more.

The open track day at BIC will give speed fanatics a chance to test their driving skills. The event will be open to all categories of bike and car owners and the only criteria to reserve a seat is to have a valid driving licence.

The registration fee for an hour's session in a car will be Rs.4,000 and for bike Rs.3,000. On availing three sessions, the fourth one will be complimentary.

Fans can also enjoy taxi rides in Mercedes SLS (twin-seater) and Mercedes C, E and ML Class from certified circuit drivers at a cost of Rs.7,500 and Rs.1,500 per person, respectively.

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