Betafence wins fencing contract for new F1 venue, Buddh International Race Circuit, India

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Betafence has again proved its position as world leader in fencing solutions when it was awarded the fence and access control supply contract to India's first Formula 1 GP race set for October 30 at the newly named Buddh International Race Circuit.

Betafence has again proved its position as world leader in fencing solutions when it was awarded the fence and access control supply contract to Indias first Formula 1 GP race set for October 30 at the newly named Buddh International Race Circuit. The 5. 14km track, with a total seating capacity for 100 000 to 120 000 spectators, is currently being built approximately 50 kms outside New Delhi in Greater Noida. Betafence will be supplying the following fences and gates to the Buddh International Circuit: 9 km of Nylofor 3D Super fences, including 37 swing gates for the spectator areas 9 km of fixed and mobile FIA cable crash security fence on the main track Race track protection fence and pit wall gates 2 km of Tempofor F2 Standard fence and 17 gates for the paddock areaSince the announcement of Indias addition to the 2011 racing calendar, Betafence Middle East Branch, based in Dubai, through Aamir Siddiqui Regional sales manager has been working diligently on this project. Our fencing systems fully comply with FIAs strict standards, and our experience in similar projects like Motorland Aragon in Spain, F1 Circuit Abu Dhabi and F1 Circuit SITRA in Bahrain helped us secure this contract. says Christophe Michee, Betafence sales director, Middle East. The event organizers objectives were optimum spectator visibility and an aesthetically pleasing design while still providing the highest standard of protection and safety. Betafences engineering team, in consultation with the client, Jaypee Sports International, developed a system to specifically address all these requirements, including ease of installation and maintenance. Our plants are running to a strict manufacturing schedule to ensure we deliver the final product in time for completion. The worlds eyes are on India to deliver a successful F1 Race, and Betafence is helping to achieve that. ends Michee. About Betafence:Betafence NV (www. betafence. com) is world market leader in fencing solutions, access control and detection for perimeter protection. Betafence is protecting industrial buildings, public infrastructure and high sensitive sites as well as private gardens, agricultural properties and livestock. Betafence also delivers wire mesh products for a variety of industrial applications. Betafence currently employs 2000 people and generates sales of approximately é¼400 million. Its headquarters are located in Belgium and it has 11 production sites in 10 countries. Sales offices are active throughout the world.

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