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Preserving his tyres key to Alonso’s victory (Korean Grand Prix analysis) 24th October 2010, 17:42

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 […]

Korean Grand Prix in pictures

The Korean Grand Prix was a destruction derby of a race with several drivers crashing out in difficult conditions. Former championship leader Mark Webber’s Red Bull (pictured) was the most high-profile wreck of the day. See below for more pictures from the rain-hit Korean Grand Prix.

Should the Korean Grand Prix have started sooner?

The Korean Grand Prix got off to a late start after heavy rain – and drivers were divided over how soon the race should have got underway. After three laps behind the safety car the race start was suspended and the cars sat on the grid for half an hour as they waited for the […]

Rate the race: Korea

What did you think of the Korean Grand Prix? Rate the race out of ten and leave a comment below: 1 = ‘Terrible’, 10 = ‘Perfect’

Red Bull have front row but no easy path to victory (Korean GP pre-race analysis) 23rd October 2010, 13:43

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 […]

Korean Grand Prix qualifying in pictures

The second day of action at the Korean International Circuit saw a closely-fought battle for pole position. Several drivers also participated in a ceremony marking the opening of the new track by having casts of their hand prints taken. See below for more pictures from Saturday in Korea.

Rosberg pips Massa to fifth on grid (Korean Grand Prix qualifying analysis)

Felipe Massa blamed traffic after missing out on fifth place on the grid in qualifying for the Korean Grand Prix. Meanwhile the Red Bull duo had a near-perfect end to the session, lapping within a tenth of a second of each other and setting their fastest times in all three sectors on their last laps.

Red Bulls beat Alonso to claim the front row (Korean Grand Prix qualifying)

The circuit may be brand new but there’s nothing new about the front row of the grid: Sebastian Vettel leads another all-Red Bull front row. The pair beat Fernando Alonso’s time in the dying moments of Q3 to grab the front row of the grid for the first Korean Grand Prix.

Kubica quickest in final practice in Korea

Robert Kubica set the fastest lap of the weekend so far ahead of qualifying for the Korean Grand Prix. The top four teams ended the session separated by less than a tenth of a second as Kubica headed Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber.

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.

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