Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Vettel seeks the path of world records in India

The Formula 1 world champion, Germany's Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), wants to continue breaking records in the Grand Prix of India, the first tournament in the Asian giant, where Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) seeks to improve its performance discrete Korea.

The German driver of Red Bull, 24, still has options to overcome the world record of pole positions in a season, which owns Britain's Nigel Mansell, and to match his compatriot Michael Schumacher in the number of wins in a single championship.

12 of 16 Vettel takes pole positions possible , and faces three major awards (India, Brazil and Abu Dhabi) to try to break the record for Mansell, who had 14 in 1992.

The pilot of the team's energy drinks in addition to three wins to equal the record of the "Kaiser" in 2004, when arose seven times with 13 of 18 possible.

To win on Indian soil, Vettel would add its eleventh win of the season, one more than all those obtained in the rest of his career at the pinnacle of motorsport, and overcome, with 21, the Finn Mika Hakkinen in the historical total.

Alonso arrives at the new path after Indian achieved modest fifth place in the Grand Prix of Korea and opts to get his second win of the whole World, which still retains options to become runner-up, a merit that has played.

Following a year dominated by the car long Vettel best placed for this consolation prize is Britain's Jenson Button (McLaren), winner of three races this year.

In the battle for second place are also the champion Alonso, Mark Webber (Red Bull) and Button's teammate and British Lewis Hamilton.

And for Spanish Alguersuari (Toro Rosso), the target rate again after being matched on the Korean circuit Yeongam his best season, a seventh place which had not gained previously in Italy.

The Buddh International Circuit is the fifth track is added to the World Cup in the last four years and is in the town of Noida, some 50 kilometers from the Indian capital, New Delhi.

This is a fast circuit and long (5137 meters), with areas of significant elevation changes, where there will be plenty of opportunities to overtake.


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