Success Story Details - International
- Motor Racing Track, India
OUR MACHINES WORKED ROUND THE CLOCK TO FINISH THIS RACE ON TIME
Here we ended up pumping not just concrete, but also pulses.
Max speed, max adrenaline, max fun - this turbo charged Indian motor racing circuit is a treat for racers and fans alike. A challenging feat, the 5.14km (5621.17yd) track played host for the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix in 2011. Designed by renowned German racetrack designer Hermann Tilke this circuit has drawn praise from some of the world’s fastest racers, including superstar Lewis Hamilton.
- To build one of the most challenging racing circuits in the world.
- To complete the track before the inaugural Indian Grand Prix.
When it comes to the world of racing, the faster you are the better and the more challenging the circuit the more the drive to conquer it. The original design was revised several times based on feedback from the teams on how it could be altered to improve overtaking.
To finish the job on time, the design team, engineers and of course the equipment had to work together flawlessly. Backing the team were 4 Putzmeister boom pumps including the BSF 36.09 and BSF 42.09. They were more than up to the task and dutifully met every demand including working 24 hours straight to ensure that this project crossed the finish line in time.
- The circuit covers an area of 875 acres and the 5.14km (5621.17yd) track includes 16 turns and elevations.
- The circuit’s main straight is 1.06km (1,159.23yd) is among the longest in F1 racing. It also boasts of the longest F1 pit lane.