Preserving his tyres key to Alonso’s victory (Korean Grand Prix analysis)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

How well drivers looked after their intermediate tyres was decisive for the outcome of the Korean Grand Prix. In an earlier wet race at Shanghai drivers pitted for fresh sets of intermediate tyres. But this time most of them chose not to, toughing it out to the end of the race, some coping far better … Continue reading Preserving his tyres key to Alonso’s victory (Korean Grand Prix analysis)

Red Bull have front row but no easy path to victory (Korean GP pre-race analysis)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Red Bull may have locked out the front row of the grid but their advantage is measured in hundredths of a second instead of tenths. Their performance advantage on race day has seldom if ever been as great as it is in qualifying, so Ferrari and McLaren have to consider this a race they can … Continue reading Red Bull have front row but no easy path to victory (Korean GP pre-race analysis)

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

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

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

Hamilton, Button, Alonso, Vettel and Webber re-create famous photograph

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The famous photograph of 1986 world championship contenders Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet has been re-created by the five drivers in contention for the 2010 drivers’ title. Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso, Mark Webber, Jenson Button and Sebastian Vettel posed together and with Bernie Ecclestone at the Korean International Circuit. See below … Continue reading Hamilton, Button, Alonso, Vettel and Webber re-create famous photograph