Korean Grand Prix

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Flag of South Korea.svg Korean Grand Prix
Korean International Circuit
Korea international circuit v2.svg
Track information
Laps 55
Circuit length 5.615 km
Race length 308.630 km
Lap record (qualifying) 1:35.585 (2010)
Germany Sebastian Vettel
Austria Red Bull-Renault
Lap record (race) 1:39.605 (2011)
Germany Sebastian Vettel
Austria Red Bull-Renault

The Korean Grand Prix is a planned Formula One race to be held in South Korea. On 2 October 2006 it was announced that the event would take place in 2010. The race would be hosted by the Korean International Circuit. The circuit was to be built between 2007 and July 2010. The Korean International Circuit has a seven year deal to host the race. After the seven years, they have an option to host the race for another five years.

After the approval of funding for the event, Korea was given the date of 17 October on the 2010 calendar published by the FIA. On 10 December 2009, the organisers of the event announced that they were on schedule. They plan to be finished with the circuit on 5 July 2010. They admitted their largest problem is finding accommodations for all of the Formula One staff and spectators. Despite the confirmation, there is still a chance that the circuit might not be ready on time. The race promoter said that the circuit was ahead of schedule.

The first Korean Grand Prix will run as scheduled. The Korean International Circuit passed its inspection on 12 October.

Winners[change | change source]

Multiple winners (drivers)[change | change source]

Wins Driver Years won
3 Germany Sebastian Vettel 2011, 2012, 2013

Multiple winners (constructors)[change | change source]

Wins Constructor Years won
3 Austria Red Bull 2011, 2012, 2013

By year[change | change source]

Year Race title Driver Constructor Track
2010 Korean Grand Prix Spain Fernando Alonso Italy Ferrari Korean International Circuit
2011 Korean Grand Prix Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull-Renault Korean International Circuit
2012 Korean Grand Prix Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull-Renault Korean International Circuit
2013 Korean Grand Prix Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull-Renault Korean International Circuit