No Bahrain, Indian GP on Oct 30

London. Maiden Indian F1 GP is all set to get back to its original Oct 30 slot, earlier it was postponed to December 11 to accommodate Bahrain GP in the F1 calendar. But the decision to reinstate Bahrain sparked controversies as F1 teams and experts all opposed the decision on logistical grounds. The decision will also put to rest concerns over low visibility due to fog in Delhi during December.

"The inaugural Indian Grand Prix will take place on October 30th and the season will conclude in Brazil on November 27th, 2011," the FIA said. The decision was taken after a fax vote of its World Motor Sport Council which had been unanimous in ratifying the calendar.

This will mean that the F1 season will have a total of 19 races, with 12 remaining and the season ending with the Brazillian GP. Bahrain was originally scheduled as the March 13 season-opener but the race had to be postponed due to bloody civil unrest in the Middle East.

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