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India 2011 - The race // Lots of crashes and action so far, will the Grand Prix deliver the goods?

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You might want to run Henry over that
You might want to run Henry over thatCredit: Daimler AG

With Sebastian Vettel back up top, and Lewis Hamilton demoted three places from his second qualifying position, it looks like this race could play into Red Bull's hands. However, it's a brand new circuit and still, after four sessions, there are plenty of unknowns and places to catch the unaware out.

We saw Felipe Massa crash out in qualifying, we've seen a stray dog running loose on the track, and we've seen plenty of dust off the racing line. The race is long, and it will be fascinating to see who gets to the end unscathed.

The Indian Grand Prix gets underway at 9:30am GMT with the Factbyte Factbox opening up an hour beforehand to provide all the buildup.

Statistics

clear

Buddh International Circuit, Sunday

19℃

  • Low 14℃
  • Humidity 57%

Sunny

Session leaders
SessionDriverTeam
Free Practice 1L Hamilton1:26.836
Free Practice 2F Massa1:25.706
Free Practice 3S Vettel1:24.824
QualifyingS Vettel1:24.178

Predictions

Ind 2011: Can Sauber reel in Force India's nine point championship advantage this weekend?

  • Not from 17th and 20th.

    83%
  • Yes, strategy will play into their hands.

    17%

18 votes

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With Sebastian Vettel back up top, and Lewis Hamilton demoted three places from his second qualifying position, it looks like this race could play into Red Bull's hands. However, it's a brand new circuit and still, after four sessions, there are plenty of unknowns and places to catch the unaware out.
Daimler AG

Event start

09:30GMT +00:00

30 October 2011