Formula One: Force India pay unique tribute to Sachin Tendulkar

Coinciding with the Indian Formula One Grand Prix, Sahara Force India are paying Sachin Tendulkar tribute by a hashtag #masterblaster on the nose section of their racing cars.

Updated: October 25, 2013 14:47 IST
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Adrian Sutil and Paul di RestaTributes continue to pour in for Sachin Tendulkar. The latest has come from Sahara Force India. Coinciding with the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, Force India has found a unique way -- a hashtag: #masterblaster on the nose section of their racing cars -- to recognize Tendulkar's feats.

Tendulkar has been a racing freak. He waved the chequered flag in the inaugural Indian GP in 2011. Tendulkar has been a Ferrari fan and the Force India tribute has come at the perfect time.

Force India car with #masterblasterQuite a few F1 racers are sad that Tendulkar will be retiring from all forms of cricket. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg is one of them. On Wednesday, Rosberg said in Delhi: "I heard he is retiring. It is a great pity, especially for the Indian public. I met him last year when I was here for the race. He came across as a true F1 fan."

Tendulkar will be playing his last Ranji Trophy match against Haryana at Lahli this weekend. This game will be a warm-up before his lasts two Tests -199th and 200th -- at Kolkata and Mumbai next month.

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