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High tyre wear raises prospect of exciting Korean Grand Prix (Practice two analysis) 22nd October 2010, 10:25

The low-grip surface at Korea and the high tyre degradation the teams are experiencing could be the a recipe for an exciting race on Sunday. On top of that the three championship contenders all seem quite evenly matched following the first two practice sessions at the Korean International Circuit.

Drivers give thumbs-up to Korean F1 track – apart from the pit lane entrance

The reaction of F1 drivers to the Korean International Circuit after the first day’s running at the track was largely positive. “For a modern track it has got a lot of character,” said Adrian Sutil, and several others were also complimentary about the track. But many drivers have also questioned the pit lane entrance which […]

100 pictures from Korean GP practice

For a while it looked like it might not happen, but F1 cars took to the track in Korea for the first time today. Korea Auto Valley Operation president Yung Cho Chung looked on as Heikki Kovalainen led the runners out at the beginning of the first practice session. See below for more pictures from […]

Webber heads second practice in Korea

Mark Webber lapped quickest in the second practice session at Korea. The Red Bull drivers was the only person to set a sub-98 second lap time. Four different cars occupied the top four places with Fernando Alonso second fastest in front of Lewis Hamilton and Robert Kubica.

Name the Korea top five to win F1 prizes

Who’s going to come out on top in this weekend’s Korean Grand Prix? Make your predictions below and you could win a Lotus F1 DVD boxset or a pair of F1 T-shirts this weekend. The competition closes at the start of final practice on Saturday so make your prediction now!

Korean Grand Prix Free Practice 2 live

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Red Bull have 10kph speed deficit on straights (Practice one analysis)

High straight-line speeds helped McLaren and Renault to the fastest times in first practice at Korea. Sebastian Vettel used the Red Bull’s superior downforce to go quickest in the second half of the lap at Korea but a lack of straight line speed appeared to be their vulnerability in first practice.

Hamilton fastest in first practice in Korea

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in the first practice session for the Korean Grand Prix. The McLaren driver waited until the final minutes of practice to do his first timed laps of the track after a problem with his rear wing meant it had to be changed.

Korean Grand Prix Free Practice 1 live

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F1 Fanatic round-up: 22/10/2010

Join us for live comments during both of today’s practice sessions for the Korean Grand Prix. Here’s today’s round-up: Links The Yeongam Track Walk (Williams) “Nico H???lkenberg’s race engineer, Tom McCullough, walked the track on Thursday morning and gave us his thoughts. ‘The track surface was very dirty,’ says Tom. ‘When you combine the dirt […]