2013 Indian Grand Prix result

2013 Indian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull, Buddh International Circuit, 2013

Pos # Driver Car Laps Gap Difference Reason
1 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 60
2 9 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 60 29.823 29.823
3 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 60 39.892 10.069
4 4 Felipe Massa Ferrari 60 41.692 1.800
5 6 Sergio Perez McLaren 60 43.829 2.137
6 10 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 60 52.475 8.646
7 7 Kimi Raikkonen Lotus-Renault 60 67.988 15.513
8 14 Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 60 72.868 4.880
9 15 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 60 74.734 1.866
10 19 Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari 60 76.237 1.503
11 3 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 60 78.297 2.060
12 16 Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 60 78.951 0.654
13 18 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari 59 1 lap 1 lap
14 5 Jenson Button McLaren 59 1 lap 0.108
15 12 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 59 1 lap 13.945
16 17 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Renault 59 1 lap 0.527
17 23 Max Chilton Marussia-Cosworth 58 2 laps 1 lap
18 22 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Cosworth 58 2 laps 0.722
19 11 Nico Hulkenberg Sauber-Ferrari 54 6 laps 4 laps
Not classified
2 Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 39 21 laps 15 laps Alternator
20 Charles Pic Caterham-Renault 35 25 laps 4 laps Hydraulics
21 Giedo van der Garde Caterham-Renault 1 59 laps 34 laps Accident

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10 comments on 2013 Indian Grand Prix result

  1. NickF12013 (@nickf12013) said on 27th October 2013, 11:13

    Looking forward to Kimi’s team radio in the end…

  2. Aditya F. Yahya (@adityafakhri) said on 27th October 2013, 11:13

    not a good race to enjoy. TV director has done bad coverage, confusing all along.
    and Pirelli soft tyres were only good in Saturday, but never worked in Sunday.
    Grosjean shows he’s the man on charge at Lotus, while Kimi a bit immature today. Good showing from Massa and Webber. However… Ah, I don’t wanna say meaningless stuff.
    Mercedes/Ferrari/Lotus battle should be entertaining, otherwise I might just lose interest on this year.
    Congrats for Seb, bring on next year.

    • toiago (@toiago) said on 27th October 2013, 11:29

      I don’t think it was a case of Kimi being immature. It was more of a risky strategy trying to stretch that set of tyres to the end of the race, and it proved completely wrong.

      As for Grosjean, superb race. I never would have thought that from 17th on the grid he could make it onto the podium, but he did it so well done to him!

    • Schumonen said on 27th October 2013, 11:41

      I was a bit unconscious watching the race (started 4am here) but I think I heard the team telling Kimi they were going to the end of the race with those tires. Why you say he was immature ? The only mature driver in F1 right now aside from Webber is Raikkonen.

      • David (@neiana) said on 27th October 2013, 11:48

        Maybe the supposed contact with Grosjean while Grosjean was trying to recover Lotus a podium? I dunno… that could be it, don’t you think?

      • Aditya F. Yahya (@adityafakhri) said on 27th October 2013, 12:31

        @toiago and non-user Schumonen, don’t get me wrong, look at my profile and find that the only driver I support is Kimi.
        I meant, he and Lotus should’ve known that his strategy is messed up already when Rosberg passed him easily. at least let Grosjean past and hold Massa, Lewis, and Perez as hard as he can. what he’s doing instead? push Grosjean to track limits, exposing both to danger of cars behind. I personally expect him to play team game today. but all in all, he’s already frustated since the first lap.
        and maturity isn’t similar with age, I suppose?

  3. Strontium (@strontium) said on 27th October 2013, 12:12

    Good to see both of the Force Indias in the points there!

  4. Brian (@bealzbob) said on 29th October 2013, 11:51

    Pleeeease give the winning time as part of the result.

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