Behind the Scenes at Buddh: In Photos

Join us for a guided tour of the pitlane at the Indian Grand Prix
By Tim Sturtridge
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F1 Garages: Prime Viewing from the Pitwall
Prime Viewing
F1 Garages: Prime Viewing from the Pitwall The weekend work station of Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali. © FOTO STUDIO COLOMBO X FERRARI
F1 Garages: Polished Performance at the pitwall
Polished Performance
F1 Garages: Polished Performance at the pitwall The polished pitwall which Infiniti Red Bull Racing's Christian Horner and Adrian Newey call home at the Buddh International Circuit. © Clive Mason/Getty Images
F1 Garages: Reinventing The Wheel
Reinventing The Wheel
F1 Garages: Reinventing The Wheel A mechanic keeps the wheels turning for Team Lotus in India. © Andrew Ferraro/LAT/Lotus F1 Team
F1 Garages: Fernando Alonso's new lid
Using His Head
F1 Garages: Fernando Alonso's new lid Fernando Alonso is showing off his Formula One points record at this weekend’s Indian Grand Prix. The special livery that adorns his crash helmet features the number 1571. © FOTO STUDIO COLOMBO X FERRARI
F1 Garages: Comparing notes on Le Mans
Mark Webber and Audi sportscar driver Tom Kristensen speak in the paddock in India.
F1 Garages: Comparing notes on Le Mans Mark Webber, who will be racing in WEC and Le Mans 24hr next year, takes time out to get some pass notes from Audi driver and Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen. © Mark Thompson/Getty Images
F1 Garages: Sebastian Vettel's brake system
Close up of Sebastian Vettel's GEOX shoe
F1 Garages: Sebastian Vettel's brake system The foot that Sebastian Vettel has harldy put wrong this year! Fancy footwear courtesy of Geox which has helped him to get the brakes this season. © Mark Thompson/Getty Images
F1 Garages: McLaren push the Button
Jenson Button waits in his McLaren as the engineers prepare for practice.
F1 Garages: McLaren push the Button The McLaren engineers get to work on Jenson Button’s car ahead of practice for the Indian Grand Prix. © Vodafone McLaren Mercedes
F1 Garages: Esteban Gutierrez gloves up
Mexico’s Esteban Gutierrez in the Sauber garage.
F1 Garages: Esteban Gutierrez gloves up Mexico’s Esteban Gutierrez puts on his gloves as he prepares to take his Sauber out on the track. © Sauber F1 Team
F1 Garages: Adrian Sutil's tribute to Tendulkar
Adrian Sutil's gloves with a tribute to Sachin Tendulkar
F1 Garages: Adrian Sutil's tribute to Tendulkar Adrian Sutil carries #masterblaster as a tribute to the legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who has recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. That would make Adrian a cover driver then? © Sahara Force India
F1 Garages: Niki and Nico in the Mercedes garage
Niki Lauda and Nico Rosberg laughing in the Mercedes garage.
F1 Garages: Niki and Nico in the Mercedes garage Niki Lauda and Nico Rosberg share a relaxed moment in the Mercedes garage. © Mercedes Motorsport
F1 Garages: Read for a Pic performance
Charles Pic in the Caterham garage.
F1 Garages: Read for a Pic performance The prep work continues as mechanics prepare Charles Pic's Caterham in the garage. © Charles Coates/LAT Photographic
F1 Garages: Jules Bianchi keeps up with the times
Close-up of Jules Bianchi's monitor in the Marussia garage
F1 Garages: Jules Bianchi keeps up with the times Jules Bianchi keeps a close eye on his monitor in the Marussia garage © Marussia F1 Team
F1 Garages: one for Daniel Ricciardo's album
Daniel Ricciardo of Australia in the Scuderia Toro Rosso garages at the Indian Grand Prix
F1 Garages: one for Daniel Ricciardo's album Daniel Ricciardo takes a photo of his team-mates at Toro Rosso while they prepare to pose for a team shot ahead of quali. © Paul Gilham / Getty Images