A lap of India’s F1 track with Sebastian Vettel

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Sebastian Vettel introduces the Buddh International Circuit, home of the Indian Grand Prix, in this video produced by Red Bull:

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40 comments on A lap of India’s F1 track with Sebastian Vettel

  1. boundary layer (@boundary-layer) said on 15th October 2011, 19:25

    OMG! :( I’m afraid I am too young to have noticed before, but as I just discovered here (www.caranddriverthef1.com) it looks way too similar to South Africa’s Kyalami.
    No comments…

  2. KaIIe (@kaiie) said on 15th October 2011, 19:52

    I’m actually pretty excited about the track now: the elevation changes look/sound nice, the banked corner should be mega and the fast chicanes are pretty impressive.

    So most likely it turns out that you cant’ see the elevation changes due to huge run-off areas, it all just looks the same + TV pictures flatten them anyway. The banked corner is as boring as the exit to the back straight in Shanghai, ie. just too big. The chicanes are easily flatout. And T3 is unfortunately too slow to provide any overtaking down the back straight, bit like Abu Dhabi. I hope I’m wrong :P

  3. AndrewTanner (@andrewtanner) said on 15th October 2011, 21:34

    That huge corner between sector 2 and 3 looks great :D

  4. pSynrg (@psynrg) said on 15th October 2011, 21:54

    Could be an interesting track but hard to tell from this pop video with a voice over read out as if stood up in front of class. Sebastian, drive…

  5. brendant (@brendant) said on 15th October 2011, 23:49

    Does every new Tilke track have to have an element similar to Istanbul’s turn 8? Both this track and the track in Austin do…

  6. ob1kenobi.23 (@ob1kenobi23) said on 16th October 2011, 2:35

    Looking at the the layout, it would not have been difficult to do a figure 8 similar to Suzuka. I like the figure of 8 concept as it causes cars & drivers to be stressed in both directions.
    Don’t know why Tilke did;nt do more of them.

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