Join us below to follow the Korean Grand Prix live.
It’s race day and what a fascinating race we have in prospect especially after the overnight rain in Korea. Join us for live comments from one hour before the start and remember to keep the F1 Fanatic Championship Calculator to hand throughout the race. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Schumacher masking his inner emotions, says Todt … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 24/10/2010
An unhappy Rubens Barrichello said he was lucky to make it into Q3 after being held up by Michael Schumacher in the second part of qualifying: I don’t want it to become personal. We’ve had some problems in the past and we’re having problems in some situations such as Hungary. I’m a down-to-earth guy, I’m … Continue reading Schumacher reprimanded for block
Fernando Alonso said he though third on the grid was the best he could achieve in the Ferrari today: For us it was nice qualifying, nice and smooth. In Q1 we were a little bit quicker than we thought, we found the pace straight away with the prime tyre. There remained the doubt about the … Continue reading Alonso: finishing is “first priority”
Mark Webber said he would have preferred to get pole position in Korea but isn’t disappointed to be starting from second on the grid: I wasn’t that happy on the first timed laps, I was more comfortable and more stable, for me, to do two timed [runs]. It worked out OK, obviously it was very, … Continue reading Webber: qualifying “close to perfect”
Sebastian Vettel said he drove the second sector of his qualifying lap too conservatively but responded in the third sector to claim his ninth pole position of 2010: Again, it was very close. I had two runs again in Q3, the first one I was already happy with the car but couldn’t really put the … Continue reading Last sector crucial for pole – Vettel
Row 1 1. Sebastian Vettel 1’35.585Red Bull-Renault 2. Mark Webber 1’35.659Red Bull-Renault Row 2 3. Fernando Alonso 1’35.766Ferrari 4. Lewis Hamilton 1’36.062McLaren-Mercedes Row 3 5. Nico Rosberg 1’36.535Mercedes 6. Felipe Massa 1’36.571Ferrari Row 4 7. Jenson Button 1’36.731McLaren-Mercedes 8. Robert Kubica 1’36.824Renault Row 5 9. Michael Schumacher 1’36.950Mercedes 10. Rubens Barrichello 1’36.998Williams-Cosworth Row 6 11. … Continue reading 2010 Korean Grand Prix grid
Join us below to follow Korean Grand Prix Qualifying live.
Join us below to follow Korean Grand Prix Free Practice 3 live.
At the time of writing there’s just a few hours left for you to make your Korean Grand Prix predictions if you haven’t yet: Name the Korea top five to win F1 prizes Here’s today’s round-up: Links Racing official gives thumbs up to Austin’s F1 plans (Austin American Statesman) “The federation will consider a proposal … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 23/10/2010
Join us below to follow Korean Grand Prix Free Practice 2 live.
Join us below to follow Korean Grand Prix Free Practice 1 live.
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?â??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 … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 22/10/2010
The championship contenders As well as appearing in a photo call together the five championship contenders faced the media in the pre-race press conference at the Korean International Circuit. Here’s what Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button, Mark Webber, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel had to say: Q: Gentlemen, you have just been doing the recreation of … Continue reading Championship rivals’ press conference
Vodafone will continue as title sponsors of McLaren until at least the end of 2013 under a new contract announced today. The telecommunications company will become the team’s “official total communications partner” McLaren Group executive chairman Ron Dennis said: The success that Vodafone McLaren Mercedes has enjoyed since our two companies?óÔé¼Ôäó partnership began in 2007 … Continue reading Vodafone extend McLaren title sponsorship
We’ll have live commenting during every session of the Korean Grand Prix at F1 Fanatic as usual. We’re always looking for people to help run the live comments sessions so please get in touch using the contact form if you’d like to help out. Here are the details of the BBC’s live video coverage of … Continue reading Korean Grand Prix live TV times
With a new circuit and a greasy track surface to get to grips with, the last thing the drivers needs this weekend is rain. Fortunately for them the weather for the Korean Grand Prix looks likely to remain dry. The Korean International Circuit is outside Mokpo in the southernmost portion of South Korea. October is … Continue reading Dry weekend expected in Korea
Practice for the Korean Grand Prix starts tomorrow so don’t forget to get your race predictions in as soon as possible. Here’s today’s round-up: Links Ecclestone happy with F1 preparation (The Hindu) ?óÔé¼?ôI will come back if necessary. I don’t think it will be necessary before October. These people are quite capable, and I don’t … Continue reading F1 Fanatic round-up: 21/10/2010
McLaren principal race engineer Phil Prew says the team are “optimistic” they will be able to use their new rear wing at the Korean Grand Prix this weekend. The part was tested at Suzuka but not raced as Lewis Hamilton’s crash on Friday and rain on Saturday reduced the amount of available practice time available … Continue reading McLaren plan to race new wing in Korea
Jacques Villeneuve has said everything was in place for his planned tie-up with Durango to run an F1 team in 2011 and he doesn’t know why the FIA turned down their application to enter as a 13th team next year. The 1997 world champion told Adelaide Now: We were working hard on Formula One, but … Continue reading Villeneueve: FIA ‘backflipped’ over ’11 team