Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix at Buddh International Circuit

Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix at Buddh International Circuit

Weather predictions for Buddh International Circuit, home of the 2011 Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix, are looking good, with forecasters predicting dry and sunny conditions.

Peak temperatures are expected to reach 86 degrees F (30 degrees C), with humidity a low 34 percent and wind speed of just 5 mph coming in from the west.

Conditions are currently overcast but this is expected to clear up by the time racing starts later today.

As previously reported, F1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel will be sitting on pole for the first ever Indian Grand Prix, with his Red Bull Racing team-mate Mark Webber at second on the grid after McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton was relegated to fifth on the grid due to a previous penalty.

Behind the two Red Bull drivers are Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and McLaren’s other driver Jenson Button who occupy third and fourth positions, respectively. And filling out sixth position is Ferrari's other driver Felipe Massa.

Also in the lineup but down on 22nd on the grid is India's first ever F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan, who will be racing for HRT in front of his home crowd.

Going into today’s race, Sebastian Vettel sits on 349 points, followed by Jenson Button on 222 points and Fernando Alonso on 212 points.

In the Constructors’ Championship Red Bull Racing is the recently appointed title holder and sits on 558 points, followed by McLaren on 418 points and Ferrari on 310 points.

Enjoy the first ever Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix and stay tuned for our full race recap on Monday. Racing starts at 3pm local time.