1 minute of silence has been agreed between the drivers, teams and FIA, and the event took place in front of the grid 02:45 local time or 15 minutes before the race begins.
A number of Formula One drivers have a appreciation for both drivers, Wheldon and Simoncelli, who were killed in a racing accident in the last two weeks. And as long as Formula One grand prix India, at the end of this week, as a tribute and remember those, the drivers wear a special stickers and bracelets.
Even Lotus Team, Jarno Trulli also wore replicas of Simoncelli. Replica helmet-design racing helmet as a mark of respect for his fellow Italian. Jarno Trulli and Marco Simoncelli are both from Italy.