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India 2012 - Free Practice 1 results // Sebastian Vettel gets off to a great start at the Buddh circuit

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Red Bull look set to have the advantage at the Buddh International Circuit this weekend, and Sebastian Vettel got off to a great start by posting the fastest time of first practice. McLaren were close behind though, with both teams trading P1 times throughout the session. Meanwhile, Sauber fielded Esteban Gutiérrez after Sergio Pérez fell ill with a cold, and Caterham had Giedo van der Garde in Kovalainen's car.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:27.61922
2Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:27.92922
3Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:28.04424
4Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:28.04625
5Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:28.17522
6Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:28.44725
7Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:28.54224
8Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:28.99323
9Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:29.20424
10Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:29.29124
11Valtteri BottasWilliams F1 Team1:29.69126
12Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:29.76023
13Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:29.80218
14Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:29.85019
15Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:29.89519
16Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:30.04126
17Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:30.40123
18Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:30.63024
19Giedo van der GardeCaterham F1 Team1:30.89620
20Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:31.21229
21Charles PicMarussia F1 Team1:31.90322
22Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team1:32.12524
23Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:32.36919
24Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:32.85913

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