Not all interested fans were the most knowledgeable on F1 and what transpires in a race. We bring you a collection of humorous questions asked and statements made just before and during the race. Note: We solemnly swear the following is not made up. Offense to any individual is not intentional. (AP, AFP and NDTV photos)
"Felipe Massa out because of engine suspension." Question on our live blog by a keen reader: Why was Massa suspended?
Spanish journalist when everyone rushed to greet Sachin Tendulkar at the Buddh circuit. Is he really that rich? Why is everyone running towards him? To be fair to him, Spain is not really known for its cricket.
An English tourist at the circuit: "Who said India plays cricket? India drives too! Look at the half empty stands in Mohali and Mumbai and look at the turn-out here. Wow!
It is clear then that just as the world of Formula 1 racing is getting acquainted with India, so is India trying hard to embrace the world of F1 racing.
A reader on the blog again: Kobayashi crashes out. Well, at least Narain Karthikeyan won't finish last. The Indian finished 17th.
|3||Daniel RicciardoRed Bull||Australian||227|
|6||Max VerstappenToro Rosso||Dutch||165|
|7||Sergio PerezForce India||Mexican||84|
|9||Nico HulkenbergForce India||German||54|
|2||Red Bull||Daniel Ricciardo|
|4||Force India||Sergio Perez|
|7||Toro Rosso||Max Verstappen|