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Bollywood Stars to spice up 2012 Formula1 Indian Grand Prix

New Delhi: Jaypee Sports International Limited (JPSI) are proud to bring together Indian music stars, ace Bollywood composer duo Vishal-Shekhar and one of the industry’s most versatile singers- Shaan, together at India’s biggest motor racing spectacle, The Indian F1 Grand Prix. Vishal-Shekhar and Shaan are all ready to perform and dazzle the spectators with their foot tapping Bollywood beats, along with the roaring sound of world’s fastest machines as a backdrop.

The magical event is scheduled to take place at the Buddh International Circuit on 28th October from 11 am onwards in the BIC East Zone.

The entry to their performance will be free for spectators who will be coming to the circuit to watch the race. They will also sing the national anthem on the podium just before the start of the race on Sunday.

Along with Vishal-Shekhar and Shaan, some selected college bands get a lifetime opportunity to perform at India’s biggest motorsport event, the 2012 Formula1 Indian Grand Prix through Rock the Race, a novel initiative by JPSI to find hidden talent in the young students of India. These bands will be playing in different entertainment zones that will be there all across the circuit.  Inner BIC shuttle service will be available for fans to ferry them from different stands to the performance venue.

In the audition round of the Rock the Race which was held in Noida at Jaypee Business School , 20 bands from colleges across Delhi/NCR, Chandigarh and Jaipur participated. With an interesting mix of bands, Rock the Race was a great platform for aspiring musicians to showcase their talent.

After intense competition, the following six bands of Delhi University colleges qualified: Misba (Guru Gobind Singh College), Stone Age (Hindu College), Yatharth (Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology), Bhangra Nights (Venkateswara College), Electric notes, and Verve.

“We are pleased to announce that Vishal-Shekhar and Shaan will perform at the final day of the Grand Prix. It will be a spectacular event of fast cars, style, celebrity, glamour and loud music.” said Mr. Askari Zaidi, Sr Vice President, Corporate Communication, Jaypee Group.

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