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Discovery Turbo gears to give its audience thrill of Grand Prix 2013

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MUMBAI: Discovery Turbo is all set to give its viewers the thrill of Grand Prix of 2013 season even before the sporting event begins in India.  The 15-part series Inside Grand Prix 2013 highlights the Grand Prix scenario of upcoming event at Greater Noida and takes viewers behind the scenes of this year’s events in Australia, Malaysia, China, Monaco, Canada, Spain, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Belgium, Italy and Singapore.

How long does the transportation of the full F1 equipment for an overseas race take? What happens during a pit stop? How do F1 fans celebrate in Monaco or South Korea? How and where do the stars have their parties?  Premiering every night at 9 pm on Discovery Turbo, Inside Grand Prix 2013 follows the Formula One teams around the world and prepares viewers for each Grand Prix in the best way possible.



An informative and highly entertaining F1 magazine-format series, it gets behind the scenes of elite motorsport and to the heart of action.  Premiering Sunday, 27 October, the India episode takes viewers on track at Buddh International Circuit, Greater Noida to witness the preparations for the big sporting event.

The viewers will follow their favourites like Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes AMG Petronas, England and Formula 1 world champion 2008), Sebastian Vettel (Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Austria and World Champion 2010, 2011 and 2012), Christian Danner (Formula One expert, Germany), and Michael Schumacher (Seven-time world champion, Germany) as they share curiosities and personal information from the mysterious F1 world.  The drivers also introduce their respective race tracks - with all its particularities, difficulties and key points.

Travel to the Albert Park circuit in Australia where Nico Hülkenberg (Sauber F1 Team, Germany) and Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing) explain the euphoria behind Formula One in the country.  The episode also celebrates Sauber F1, the Swiss team’s 20th anniversary in Formula One.  Debuting at the South African Grand Prix in Kyalami in March 1993, the team finished fifth and picked up two points with J.J. Lehto.  

The show both informs and entertains viewers with exclusive interviews and stories of F1 sports celebrities and stars under various themes:

In Close Up, the segment will take viewers to the drivers’ recommended places, restaurants, joints, hangouts and spots where one can have a blast and describes the culture of each country.

Preview will showcase drivers and introduce the respective race track with all its accuracies, difficulties and key points such as the ideal line.

Personal lets viewers hobnob with drivers, team chefs and engineers and will let them satiate their curiosity of the sports stars’ personal lives. Portraits of singular drivers, impressions from their childhoods, hobbies, motor sport careers, wishes, dreams, and successful moments form a part of each episode.

Technology freaks can look forward to Techno section in which the complicated world of F1 is described in detail by F1 drivers, experts and animations leaving no questions unanswered.

The Set Up will give the viewers a look at what goes on behind-the-scenes.

The Legends will throw light on more than 60 years of F1 and share their moments from achieving milestones, world records, spectacular events, tragic accidents and overwhelming.

The last segment News will provide the most important and updated information concerning F1 in a crisp format.

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