India's first Formula One race at the Buddh International Circuit made heads turn as thousands of people turned up to catch the action live and besides sport lovers, a host of Bollywood celebrities descended on the venue.
Though actor Akshay Kumar was busy shooting for Housefull 2, he praised India's endeavor to host the international sport in Delhi. Akshay was unable to attend the Formula One event in the capital but the actor had something to say. "I really wanted to attend the F1 race but since I was busy shooting, I saw the race on television and I must say that the track was great," Akshay told us adding, "This was an important moment for the country and a huge step in the field of sports." And with a dash of optimism, he said, "Though it is too early to say but I feel that India has the potential to host the Formula One world championship soon."