In what was probably expected by all, Sebastian Vettel took a lights to flag victory in the Formula1 Grand Prix of India at the Buddh International Circuit near Delhi. Vettel drove flawlessly to become the first ever winner of the Formula1 GP of India and also recorded the fastest lap of the race. Vettel has now become the driver who has led the most number of laps in a season as well. Second place went to the hard charging Jenson Button in the McLaren while the gritty Fernando Alonso drove his under performing Ferrari to a fine third place. Fourth place was taken by Vettel’s Red Bull Racing teammate Mark Webber while fifth and sixth places were taken by the Mercedes drivers Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg respectively. Lewis Hamilton’s race was compromised by an accident involving Felipe Massa’s Ferrari and Hamilton could only finish seventh while eighth place went to Jaime Alguersuari in the Toro Rosso while Adrian Sutil in the Sahara Force India took 9th in the race and the tenth and final point scoring position went to Sergio Perez in the Sauber F1 car. Felipe Massa banged the kerbs hard and retired from the race while the second Sahara Force India car of Paul Di Resta finished in the thirteenth position. Narain Karthikeyan in possibly his last Grand Prix appearance drove to seventeenth position ahead of his teammate Daniel Ricciardo in the HRT and Jarno Trulli in the Team Lotus car.