• NOIDA, INDIA - OCTOBER 30: Sebastian Vettel (R) of Germany and Red Bull Racing leads at the start of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit on October 30, 2011 in Noida, India. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
  • NOIDA, INDIA - OCTOBER 30: Sebastian Vettel (C) of Germany and Red Bull Racing leads at the start of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit on October 30, 2011 in Noida, India. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany leads the field after the start during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany leads at the start of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, right, leads McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain, left, during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
  • Toro Rosso Formula One driver Sebastien Buemi of Switzerland, center, emits smoke after the start of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
  • Williams driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela steers his car as debris fly after a minor collision in an early lap of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
  • Marshalls pull away the car of Ferrari Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Brazil after a crash during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
  • Smoke rises from the engine of BMW Sauber driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan after the start of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany leads as Indian spectators look on during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • NOIDA, INDIA - OCTOBER 30: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Red Bull Racing drives during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit on October 30, 2011 in Noida, India. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany takes the checker flag as he won the the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany waves during his victory lap after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. In foreground is seen second place McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan)
  • From left, McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain, second place , Red Bul chief technical officer Adrian Newey , Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, winner , and Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, third place, celebrate on the podium after the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
  • Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany attends the award ceremony of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • A grid girl holds the Indian flag during the grid formation of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from New Delhi, India Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
  • NOIDA, INDIA - OCTOBER 30: F1 drivers and team bosses pay their respects with a minutes silence for Indycar driver Dan Wheldon and Moto GP rider Marco Simoncelli before the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit on October 30, 2011 in Noida, India. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

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India is rapidly motorizing, and with it is emerging a burgeoning automotive industry. Where there's cars there's bound to be racing, and just as the world's biggest automakers head to India in droves, so has the world's foremost racing series. India has seen two of its top drivers make it into F1, it's given rise to its own F1 team, it's hosted numerous demonstration events, and this weekend, for the first time, it hosted its first grand prix.

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