With the teams, drivers and media members arrival in India, the news has been unkind due to the conditions.
Conflicts between the Russian Grand Prix organiser Omega and the RAF caused the filing date to the FIA for the 2014 season to be delayed.
Bernie Ecclestone plans for 20 Grands Prix in 2014 but now the first Formula One race is Russia is tentative as well as the USA venue in New Jersey.
The Korean Grand Prix looks set to join India in Formula One exile, as Bernie Ecclestone trims the 2014 calendar to a maximum of 20 races. Austrai, Russia and New Jersey (USA) may be on the 2014 schedule.
Bernie Ecclestone stated: "It is possible that Europe will lose a couple of races..."