Tarmac laid at Korean F1 track (Pictures)

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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 … Continue reading Tarmac laid at Korean F1 track (Pictures)

New video of Chandhok driving at Korea

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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 … Continue reading New video of Chandhok driving at Korea

Korean F1 track aerial photo emerges

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A photograph showing the state of progress of the track surface at Korea has emerged. It’s not clear when the picture was taken but it’s possible to see some of the buildings that were in photographs released by the circuit earlier this week. Those pictures showed little of the ground around the buildings which, as … Continue reading Korean F1 track aerial photo emerges

Korean GP track to open on September 5th

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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 … Continue reading Korean GP track to open on September 5th

“No doubt” over Korean GP – Ecclestone

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Whenever a new race is added to the F1 calendar it’s only a matter of time before stories appear claiming construction problems will prevent the race from happening. It happened with Abu Dhabi last year and with other purpose-built venues before that and, sure enough, stories claiming the Korean Grand Prix organisers were running behind … Continue reading “No doubt” over Korean GP – Ecclestone

The state of the 2010 F1 calendar

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With so much attention focused on which teams might be racing in F1 in 2010, less is being said about what circuits might feature on the world championship calendar. Many circuits are facing pressure from falling audiences and Bernie Ecclestone’s unrelentingly high prices. There is significant doubt over the planned races at Hockenheim, Fuji and … Continue reading The state of the 2010 F1 calendar

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