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PICTURES: Inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit

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    The inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida turned out a complete success for the organisers, as the race itself thrilled the audience and ended with a comfortable Sebastian Vettel win.

    The Hindu : Sport / Motorsport : Historic race ends with another Vettel victory

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    Race winner Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull (center), McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button (second place, right), and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso of Spain (left), who finished third, celebrate on the podium after the Indian Formula One Grand Prix. Photo: AP

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    A jubilant Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix. Photo: AP

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    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso, who finished third, is sprayed with champagne on the podium. Photo: AP

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    Vettel crosses the finish line to win the race. Photo: AP

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    A delighted Sebastian Vettel after winning the inaugural Indian Grand Prix. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt

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    Race winner and title holder Sebastian Vettel waves during his victory lap. Photo: AP

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    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan (left) greets cricketer Sachin Tendulkar (left). Tendulkar's wife Anjali can be seen in the background. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt

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    Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar (left) meets Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher before the start of the race. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt
     
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    The grid girls pose during the driver's parade. Photo: PTI

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    Actress Deepika Padukone and Siddharth Mallya snapped at the circuit. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt

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    Richard Branson, president of Virgin Atlantic Airways, views the driver's parade. Photo: PTI

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    Cricketers Harbhajan Singh (left) and Virender Sehwag (centre) make an appearance. Photo: PTI

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    Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali arrive at the Buddh International Circuit. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt

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    Actor Sanjay Kapoor arrives to view the action. Photo: PTI

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    Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan arrives at the circuit. Photo: PTI

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    Bollywood actress Preity Zinta and Sahara Force India Co-owner Vijay Mallaya interact before the start of the race. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt
     
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    Vettel of Germany, right, leads the field after the start of the race. Photo: AP

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    Williams driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela steers his car as debris flies after a minor collision in an early lap. Photo: PTI

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    Smoke rises from the engine of BMW Sauber driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan. Photo: AP

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    The legendary Michael Schumacher, now driving for Mercedes, in action in the race. Photo: AP
     
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    Well thats really something to cheer for Indians.

    Congrats.
     
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