Originally posted on From the Marbles  |  Last updated 10/31/11
Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel dedicated his win in Sunday's inaugural Indian Grand Prix to Dan Wheldon, who was killed in an IndyCar crash on October 16, and Marco Simoncelli, a MotoGP racer who was killed in a crash on October 23 in China. From the Mirror: "But I have mixed emotions, on the one hand I am very proud to be the first winner here, and on the other hand looking back at the last two weeks we've lost two of our mates. "I didn't know Dan Wheldon, obviously a big name in motorsport. I got to know Marco Simoncelli. Our thoughts are with them. "You always pray nothing happens, sometimes we get reminded." Vettel started from the pole and got away on the first lap and never was challenged. It was another dominating win for the man who has won 11 of the season's 17 races. With the win on Sunday, Vettel also broke Nigel Mansell's record for laps led in a single season. The Indian Grand Prix also featured another chapter in the saga of Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa after
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