Father son duo, Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya get in a F1 car

Infiniti Red Bull Racing gave those in Hyderabad a taste of Formula One in a first of its kind event hosted by the city. 13 time Grand Prix winner David Coulthard took to the wheel to make the Red Bull F1 Showrun Hyderabad a memorable event for attendees who got to experience the sound and feel of raw F1 power in the backdrop of Hussain Sagar lake.

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Akkineni Nagarjuna behind the wheel at Red Bull F1 Showrun Hyderabad

David Coulthard drove the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 car across Tank Bund Road stretch, and twice around the Hussain Sagar lake. For the most part it remained a fleeting glimpse when the car was on the move on the temporary street circuit as Coulthard attained speeds of 282 kmph. For David Coulthard, it’s his second visit to India to drive a F1 car on Indian soil. He says, It’s good to be back in India, and hailed F1 fans here, who have always given him a warm welcome.

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Naga Chaitanya behind the wheel at Red Bull F1 Showrun Hyderabad with David Coulthard

This being his second time here, the enthusiasm from fans has only increased since his last visit. He elaborates, it’s a special feeling to drive a Formula One car for the sheer thrill of fans. The experience was an incredible one having taken the car for a spin at an iconic location. Hyderabad Red Bull F1 Show Run marks its place in history being the first team to have driven a Formula One car on the streets of the city. He will remember the city and its enthusiasm.