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Korean Grand Prix

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    Motorsport’s governing body, the FIA, has announced a series of rule changes for the 2015 Formula One World Championship, one of which is the addition of the Korean Grand Prix to the official calendar, bringing the total number of races to 21. However, the Korean race may not necessarily happen, as its placing on the calendar is only a provisional one and insiders suggest it only happened to allow teams an extra engine in next year’s season. DON'T MISS: Portland Couple Uses Supercar Collection To Make Sick Kids' Dreams Come True With the previous 20-race calendar, teams were to be...

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    Sebastian Vettel Unstoppable In Formula One Korean Grand Prix

    Sebastian Vettel proved unstoppable during yesterday’s 2013 Formula One Korean Grand Prix, leading the race almost entirely from his pole position, despite two safety car periods. This earned the Red Bull Racing driver his fourth successive win and put him into a position where he could be...

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    Sebastian Vettel Takes Pole At Formula One Korean Grand Prix

    The starting grid for the 2013 Formula One Korean Grand Prix was decided in the final moments of today’s qualifying session. Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel was barely ahead of his rivals but in the end he ended up posting a blistering 1:37.202 to secure pole position. Starting next...

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    Formula One Korean Grand Prix Preview

    Only two names have ever appeared on the winner’s trophy for the Korean Grand Prix and this weekend at the Korean International Circuit in Yeongam, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel will again be locked in combat as the 2013 Formula One season reaches the home stretch. The circuit in...

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    Vettel Wins, Alonso Makes Podium At Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix

    Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel cruised to victory at the Formula One Korean Grand Prix yesterday, with his third win a row catapulting the reigning world champion to the top of the points ladder in the 2012 Drivers’ Championship. Starting at second on the grid, Vettel was already...

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    Red Bull Locks Out Front Row After Qualifying At Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix

    After proving quickest during yesterday’s practice sessions for the 2012 Formula One Korean Grand Prix, Red Bull Racing’s Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel have followed up with stunning performances during qualifying today, locking out the front of the grid for tomorrow’s race. In...

  • Ferrari at the 2012 Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix

    Though a bit chilly, conditions should be good throughout the weekend for the 2012 Formula One Korean Grand Prix. The current prediction for Sunday’s race is a mild 70 degrees F (21 degrees C) and only partially cloudy skies. Rain has affected the first two Korean Grands Prix held at the Korean International Circuit in Yeongam, and it’s possible that some wet weather might be present this time as well. October is the rainy season in South Korea, so as a precaution teams will have their wet tires on standby. However, most weather forecasts for the next 48 hours show no signs of...

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    Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix Preview

    Formula One teams move from Japan to Korea this week to complete the first of the three sets of double-header races scheduled before the end of the 2012 season. Round 16 is the Korean Grand Prix, now in its third year, which once again takes place at the Korean International Circuit in Yeongam. The...

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    Red Bull Scores Constructors’ Title After Vettel Win At Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix

    Red Bull Racing star Sebastian Vettel has shown why he's the undisputed 2011 Formula 1 World Champion, notching up his 10th win this season at yesterday’s Korean Grand Prix. At the same time, the win, plus his team-mate Mark Webber’s third place position meant that Red Bull Racing was...

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    Hamilton On Pole For Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix

    McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton will start at first on the grid tomorrow for the 2011 Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix after dominating the qualifying session today and posting a fastest time of 1:35.820. However, recently crowned 2011 Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel has shown that he’s...

  • Red Bull Racing previews the new South Korean GP circuit
    Formula 1 Korean Grand Prix Preview

    South Korea’s Yeongam circuit was new to the Formula 1 calendar last year and has not been used since, meaning that the drivers will likely be presented with a slippery surface this weekend that will challenge both them and their tires. The track’s official title is Korea International...

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