Practice one - Friday AM
Vettel started the weekend in front © LAT
Any illusions that Red Bull's recently rediscovered dominance might be track-specific were ruthlessly dispelled by Sebastian Vettel at the end of the first 90 minutes of running at the Buddh International Circuit.
Teams will tell you that positions, and times, have little relevance on Friday, but one couldn't fail to notice the 0.3s advantage the world champion had late in the session.
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