South Korea articles on F1 Fanatic archive

Korea say 168,000 attended first F1 race 29th October 2010, 9:51

The inaugural Korean Grand Prix attracted 168,000 spectators over the three-day event, the race organisers claimed on Friday.

Late completion of Korea’s F1 track raises concerns over slippery surface 15th October 2010, 17:35

The Korean International Circuit is the fourth new venue F1 has visited since the start of 2008. The cars will hit the track for first practice one week from today. But late-running construction work has raised doubts over what state the track will be in. Here’s a look at what to expect from Korea’s new […]

Aerial photos of the Korean F1 track 11th October 2010, 18:59

As we wait to learn the result of the FIA’s inspection of the Korean International Circuit, the race organisers have issued new photographs showing the extent of development at the circuit so far. It is widely believed next week’s race at the new circuit will go ahead and official word from the FIA is expected […]

How Korea is supposed to look (Video)

As the FIA begin their inspection of the Korean International Circuit, Red Bull have revealed their simulation of what F1′s latest new venue should look like. The simulation is a long way from the unfinished facility we saw footage of a few weeks ago. Will it all be ready on time – and how close […]

Tarmac laid at Korean F1 track (Pictures) 9th October 2010, 7:00

The Korean Grand Prix organisers have begun laying the tarmac at the Korean International Circuit ahead of the much-delayed official inspection of the circuit by the FIA. Laying the tarmac this late may mean it does not have enough time to cure properly ahead of the race weekend. Charlie Whiting is due to visit the […]

New video of Chandhok driving at Korea 7th September 2010, 18:17

A new video of the “Circuit Run” event at the Korean International Circuit on Saturday shows more of F1′s latest new venue. It includes more footage of Karun Chandhok’s demonstration run and reveals more of the state of completion of the venue less than eight weeks before it is due to hold the Korean Grand […]

Onboard video lap of Korea’s F1 track 6th September 2010, 21:29

An onboard video of Karun Chandhok’s lap around the Korean International Circuit gives a good impression of the new F1 track – and how much work the circuit organisers still have to do before the first race there next month. The overall impression is of a layout rather like the Hungaroring but with a couple […]

Chandhok drives Korean track (Pictures) 4th September 2010, 11:13

Karun Chandhok has driven the first lap of the Korean International Circuit in a Red Bull demonstration car. The Indian driver, on loan to the team from HRT for the event, said he thinks their car will be well-suited to the twisty track.

Korean GP track to open on September 5th 13th August 2010, 8:46

The organisers of the Korean Grand Prix have shrugged off speculation their inaugural race might be cancelled. The Korean International Circuit is set to officially open on September 5th. In preparation for its first F1 race it will host the Asian Festival of Speed on the weekend of the 28th and 29th of September. Formula […]

Video shows what South Korea’s F1 track will look like in 2010 26th October 2009, 20:51

Here’s a video 3D rendering of South Korea’s new F1 track which will be on the F1 calendar in 2010. I hadn’t seen it before but it looks like it was posted on Youtube a few weeks ago.