Timo Glock Lucas di Grassi Qualifying position 19 22 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’40.748 (-1.577) 1’42.325 Race position Laps 31/55 25/55 Pit stops 0 3 You need to upgrade your Flash Player Open lap times interactive chart in new window Timo Glock Happy with his qualifying effort after splitting the Lotus pair. Was running 12th … Continue reading Glock taken out (Virgin race review)
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)
Korea’s first ever Grand Prix was always going to have a place in the history books. But taking near three hours to complete, it also became the longest world championship race since 1960. Read on for more stats and facts from the Korean Grand Prix.
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
A masterclass display in treacherous conditions gave Fernando Alonso a vital victory in Korea.
Sebastien Buemi is the second driver to be handed a grid penalty for the Brazilian Grand Prix after his crash in today’s race in Korea. Buemi collided with Timo Glock at turn three halfway through the race, taking both drivers out. 2010 Korean Grand Prix Browse all 2010 Korean Grand Prix articles
Adrian Sutil has been handed a five-place grid penalty for causing an avoidable accident during the Korean Grand Prix. Sutil collided with Kamui Kobayashi while trying to pass the Sauber driver at turn four. 2010 Korean Grand Prix Browse all 2010 Korean Grand Prix articles
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 … Continue reading Should the Korean Grand Prix have started sooner?
Drivers’ championship Position Driver Points 1 Fernando Alonso 231 2 Mark Webber 220 3 Lewis Hamilton 210 4 Sebastian Vettel 206 5 Jenson Button 189 6 Felipe Massa 143 7 Robert Kubica 124 8 Nico Rosberg 122 9 Michael Schumacher 66 10 Rubens Barrichello 47 11 Adrian Sutil 47 12 Kamui Kobayashi 31 13 Vitantonio … Continue reading Alonso leads championship – points in full
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
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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)
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.
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”