Cable Corporation of India (CCI), a leader in power cables, has bagged the prestigious cable supply order for India’s first Formula One race track at Buddh International circuit in greater Noida. The company has finished installation of the 230 KV cable systems last week. The first event of India’s Grand Prix is scheduled to be held to be held on October 30 as the 17th race of 2011 Formula One Season.
The total turnkey contract envisages a supply of approximately 8Km of 1x800 sq mm aluminum conductor XLPE insulated cable, straight through joints, outdoor termination kits along with allied material.
The track has been designed by German racetrack designer Herman Tilke, who has designed F1 circuits in Malaysia, Bahrain, China, Turkey, UAE and South Korea and the US. It is the second faster circuit in the world with top speed of about 218km/h (198mph).
Earlier, CCI, a trusted name of cable, had bagged the prominent order from Noida based Japyee Sports International (JPSI) over global and domestic competition. JSPL has built the 5.14 km track located in Gautam Budh Nagar on the outskirts of greater Noida, 35 KM from Delhi.