The nation's first Formula One Grand Prix grand finale kicked off today with current world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull on pole position and India's Narain Karthikeyan starting from the 23rd position.
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ter Sachin Tendulkar met seven-time world champion and 'dear friend' Michael Schumacher at the Mercedes team building ahead of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix. Other celebrities preasent at the stadium are cricketer Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, film personality Shah Rukh Khan, Madhur Bhandarkar, Arjun Rampal, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone. many business tycoons are also present.
Formula 1 has arrived in India and it is here for five years for sure. The moment one steps into the 875-acre Buddh International Circuit facility, it takes the senses some time to come to grips with the fact that this is a venue in India.
Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull took all of a minute and 24 seconds on Saturday to complete the 5.14-km circuit and earn the first spot on the grid.