2011 Indian Grand Prix: complete race weekend review

2011 Indian Grand Prix

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Start, Buddh International Circuit

Find all the F1 Fanatic Indian Grand Prix coverage in one place below.

From Friday practice to the post-race review plus all the pictures and analysis.

Race results and reaction

2011 Indian Grand Prix review – Vettel extends his F1 domination in Indian Grand Prix

Massa disagrees with penalty for Hamilton collision – Massa was unhappy to be penalised over the Hamilton crash

Herbert explains Massa’s penalty: "He knew where Hamilton was" – FIA steward Johnny Herbert explained Massa’s penalty

2011 Indian Grand Prix result – Full classification

Championship points – Updated points tables and interactive charts following the Indian Grand Prix

Your views

Vote for your Indian GP driver of the weekend – Pick the driver who impressed you the most

Rate the race: 2011 Indian Grand Prix – Your verdict on the Grand Prix

Indian Grand Prix analysis

2011 Indian Grand Prix stats and facts – Another record falls to Vettel after first perfect win

Red Bull team review – Vettel never troubled for 11th win
McLaren team review – Another race to forget for Hamilton
Ferrari team review – Massa runs afoul of kerbs – and Hamilton
Mercedes team review – Drivers’ points gap shrinks as Rosberg loses out
Renault team review – Senna and Petrov out of the points again
Williams team review – A collision, a gearbox failure, and no points
Force India team review – Points but no podium in first home race
Sauber team review – Point for Perez, disaster for Kobayashi
Toro Rosso team review – Team draw level with Sauber in championship
Lotus team review – Both drivers unhappy with HRT rivals
HRT team review – Pit stop problems delay Ricciardo
Virgin team review – Unlucky weekend for Glock

Race data


2011 Indian Grand Prix qualifying review – Vettel takes pole position as Massa crashes

Massa calls for kerb change after crash – Massa had a suspension failure after hitting a kerb

Button says "I backed off" after Massa’s crash – Button saw Massa go off in front of him

2011 Indian Grand Prix qualifying analysis – Petrov narrowly misses top ten as penalties reorder the grid

2011 Indian Grand Prix pre-race analysis – Will Red Bull ease Webber’s path to victory?

2011 Indian Grand Prix grid – Hamilton’s penalty meant an all-Red Bull front row


2011 Indian Grand Prix practice three report – Vettel dominates final practice session in India

2011 Indian Grand Prix practice two analysis – Drivers face hard tyre struggle in the race

2011 Indian Grand Prix practice two report – Felipe Massa leads second practice in India

2011 Indian Grand Prix practice one analysis – F1 cars already beating lap time predictions for Buddh circuit

2011 Indian Grand Prix first practice report – Last-lap flier puts Hamilton on top in India

Drivers laud "awesome", "fantastic" Buddh circuit – India’s F1 track was a hit with the drivers

Hamilton and Perez given grid penalties – Both drivers failed to slow sufficiently for yellow flags

Season statistics

Review the year so far in statistics here:

Driver form guides

Compare every driver’s form against their team mate so far this year:

Find coverage of every race this season here: F1 2011 Season

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