Sebastian Vettel was the fastest driver in the first practice session at Interlagos, lapping almost half a second faster than anyone else.
Christian Klien will make his second race start of 2010 for HRT in Brazil this weekend.
Which driver did the best job during the Korean Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the Korean Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
Both HRTs made it to the finish in Korea, giving them their best result so far. Sakon Yamamoto Bruno Senna Qualifying position 23 24 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’42.444 (-0.839) 1’43.283 Race position 15 14 Laps 53/55 53/55 Pit stops 1 2 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in … Continue reading Best finish so far (HRT race review)
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)
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.
You need to upgrade your Flash Player View interactive chart full screen Tick/untick drivers?óÔé¼Ôäó names to show their laps, click and drag to zoom Rank Driver Car Fastest lap Deficit to fastest lap 1 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1’50.257 2 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1’50.375 0.118 3 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1’50.430 0.173 4 Felipe Massa Ferrari … Continue reading Korean Grand Prix fastest laps
Pos Num Driver Car Laps Gap Difference 1 8 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 55 2 2 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 55 14.999 14.999 3 7 Felipe Massa Ferrari 55 30.868 15.869 4 3 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 55 39.688 8.820 5 11 Robert Kubica Renault 55 47.734 8.046 6 15 Vitantonio Liuzzi Force India-Mercedes 55 53.571 5.837 7 … Continue reading Korean Grand Prix result
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 … Continue reading 100 pictures from Korean GP practice
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.
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.
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.
Construction work continues at the Korean International Circuit less than 24 hours before the first practice session is scheduled to begin. But the latest pictures from the track show it is taking shape and reveal some of its interesting details, including a decorated bridge which spans the track and pit lane.
Which driver did the best job during the Japanese Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the Japanese Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.