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Karthikeyan will come back to HRT cockpit for Indian GP

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The Indian F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan will come back to the race-seat of the Hispania Racing car at his opening local Grand Prix in October. Karthikeyan recently substituted at HRT by Red Bull sponsored Australian Daniel Ricciardo; Indian speedy said on Saturday that he will be driving at the new Buddh circuit in New Delhi.

“It was always a dream for me to race in Formula One and race in front of my home crowd,” said the 34-year-old at a press conference in India. And now thanks to the Jaypee Group that dream is going to be a reality,” he added, referring to the developers and promoters of the Indian track and Grand Prix.

Narain Karthikeyan countryman Karun Chandhok [Team Lotus reserve driver], but, is not so confident he will be racing in his home GP.

“I’ve always maintained that racing in the German Grand Prix this year was a one-off,” the Chandhok told Hindustan Times. The team seem to be pleased with my performance at the event so we will see what happens.”

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