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Who was hot in India?

Who do you think put in the best performance in India?

Okay, so the inaugural Indian Grand Prix may not have exactly been a classic, with Red Bull Racing's Sebastian Vettel romping to his eleventh victory in F1 2011, but it still had some notable talking points. Not least of course, another coming together between McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari's Felipe Massa.

Below we have chosen a few drivers who we think did a good job of currying favour during the 60-lap race at the fantastic all-new Buddh International Circuit. But let us know who you think was hottest - simply click on the 'Post your comments' link below...



Sebastian Vettel:
Brilliant drive from the two-time F1 World Champion, who led every single lap en-route to victory and who also of course set the fastest lap and took pole position - a rout if ever there was one.

Jenson Button:
The only man anywhere near Vettel during the grand prix and his second place finish - his sixth podium in the last seven races - further cements his place as vice-champion.

Michael Schumacher:
A strong performance from the 42-year-old to finish fifth, beating his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg late on after leapfrogging him following the final stops. Proof there is still life in the old dog?

Sergio Perez:
Only qualified 17th in his Sauber (and started 20th after picking up a three-place penalty on Friday for ignoring the yellow flags), but still the F1 2011 rookie came through to make it into the top-ten and pick up the final point - the fifth time he has managed that this season.

Jaime Alguersuari:
Having qualified eighth, the Spaniard made the most of his grid position and the ever-improving Toro Rosso, to end up 'best of the rest' after the cars from the 'big four'.

Narain Karthikeyan:
A controversial inclusion maybe, but there is no denying the local star did a lot more than was expected. Indeed despite the pressure of being the only Indian in the race and despite the fact this was his first F1 grand prix since the event in Valenica at the of end June, he not only pretty much matched his team-mate, Daniel Ricciardo in qualifying, but he also finished one place in front on Sunday afternoon - although granted Ricciardo did have to make an extra stop due to a technical problem. However, considering Narain was in a HRT, which isn't exactly the best car on the grid, he couldn't have done much more...



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Narain Karthikeyan (IND), HRT Formula One Team
15.10.2011- Qualifying, Jaime Alguersuari (SPA), Scuderia Toro Rosso, STR6
Sergio Perez (MEX), Sauber F1 Team
Michael Schumacher (GER), Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team
Jenson Button (GBR), McLaren Mercedes
Sebastian Vettel (GER), Red Bull Racing
Start, Indian Grand Prix

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