By R.k.Parida, New Delhi: Formula 1 is a massive success again in India for 2nd time run in Buddh International circuit. The success of Redbull team in Buddh International continues with consecutive victory of Sebastian Vettel in this circuit and fourth straight dominant victory of this year and the first time since Ayrton Senna in 1989 that a driver has led every lap for three races in a row. The victory in Indian Grand Prix gives Sebastian Vettel 13 points clear of Alonso in the drivers' standings with three races to go in this year.
Though Vettel won the race with a clean drive however, the driver of the race obviously goes to both Alonso and Hulkenberg. Alonso gets past both McLaren drivers and the struggling Mark webber on the race. Hulkenberg started from 12th and finished 8th and in most of the race he was chased by Lotus driver Romain Grosjean.
A lack of KERS in late stages for Webber allowed Lewis Hamilton's McLaren to chase him down in the closing stages but Webber managed to finish third. Initially the McLaren drivers had problem with soft drivers but harder tyres did the magic for them in the late stage.
The race had some minor incidents Mercedes’ Michael Schumacher and Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne on their first-lap collision; HRT’s Pedro de la Rosa on his brake issues; Sauber’s Sergio Perez on his mid-race puncture and subsequent retirement.
Another strong performance by Nico Hulkenberg and he delivered again for Force India by holding off a challenging Romain Grosjean in the other Lotus with 8th place finish and 4 valuable championship point. The four Valuable championship point of forceindiaf1 closes their constructor championship gap with 23 points behind Sauber.
Only Indian formula1 driver Narain Karthikeyan successfully take care of his brakes to get his HRT home as the final finisher in 21st.
Ponit scoring drivers of the race are: