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Rate the race - India 2013 // Cast your vote on the driver of the day poll and rate the race out of five

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It's that time again, time to air your views about the race we just witnessed. A champion decided, an impressive climb through the field, some inter-team antics, plus a heck of a lot of strategy to-ing and fro-ing. Was it a good race though? Now's the time to decide.

Rate the Indian GP

Rate the Indian GP

76 votes

The Indian race was a different one to that which we have grown used to. Rather than all out action, it was a slow-burn of a Grand Prix. Strategy calls were incredibly important and the huge variance in performance between the tyres helped the afternoon ebb and flow. A few made great gains, there were a couple of interesting tussles out on track, and some retirements as the race wore on - but was it a good Grand Prix? Rate the race with five stars for a top afternoon, and one for a disappointmen

The FIA and the stewards showed some of their more inconsistent sides yet again, although when it comes to punishing fun, they've got that well rehearsed. This weekend, cast your votes on the track limits issue, and whether donuts should equal a reprimand or not.

Rate Vettel's reprimand for post race celebrations

72 votes

Love him or hate him, Vettel scooped another championship in India, and he celebrated in style. Ignoring calls from the pit wall, he parked up down the home straight after completing some excellent donuts. As the smoke settled, he climbed from the car, bowed to the machinery and then threw his gloves into the crowd. Naturally, the stewards reprimanded the new champion for expressing emotions in an unsafe manner - how do you rate that? One star for too mean, five stars for a good precautionary me

Rate the FIA's indecision over track limits

71 votes

The Buddh International Circuit is surprisingly wide but still not enough for the drivers, as they are always pushing the limits. Four wheels off track has been clamped down on this season, but for some reason this weekend, it was treated as less of an issue. Is the inconsistency a problem, or should this be a track-by-track decision? Rate the FIA one star for confusing things or five stars if they've got the right attitude.

Finally, the driver of the day decision. We saw a champion's drive from Sebastian Vettel, keeping his cool as the car supposedly fell apart around him. Grosjean stuck to a difficult strategy to take a podium place. Pérez and Massa impressed unexpectedly. Who is your driver of the day?

Who was your driver of the day in India?

  • Sebastian Vettel

  • Nico Rosberg

  • Romain Grosjean

  • Felipe Massa

  • Sergio Pérez


80 votes

If your chosen man isn't in the list, do let us know who you'd have opted for in the comments, and don't forget you can share your choices via the handy Twitter button.

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