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Oct 6

F1: Live Updates! Sunday Korean GP On-Site Coverage

Sebastian Vettel (2nd R), Kimi Raikkonen (L), Romain Grosjean (R) and Red Bull Performance Engineeer Tim Malyon (2nd L) pose on the podium after Sunday's Korean GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

(2nd R), (L), (R) and Red Bull Performance Engineeer Tim Malyon (2nd L) pose on the podium after Sunday’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

Another weekend has come and gone, and once again, it’s Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel taking home the top spot. Although the race may be over, our coverage on SPEED.com is not. Stay tuned for updates from the Korea International Circuit.

 

Alonso Rues Lack Of Ferrari Race Pace

Fernando Alonso drives to a sixth place finish in Sunday's Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives to a sixth place finish in Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso admits that Ferrari didn’t have its usual race pace in Korea, having already realized after practice that it would be a tough weekend.

Alonso finished sixth at Yeongam, behind and .

“Normally on Sunday we have a good pace, but here also on Sunday we didn’t have the performance we expected,” he said. “We saw on Friday a little bit, the long runs were not as good as other Grands Prix, and we knew that maybe the race was tough, and unfortunately we confirmed this feeling today. We were not so good at the start, in Turn 3 we lost a position to Nico, and then we were all the race behind Hulkenberg, which obviously also doesn’t help the tires. We didn’t have the pace, but hopefully in Suzuka we can come back to a better one and fight for the podium again.”

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Oct 6

F1: Raikkonen Impresses With Podium Drive In Korea

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Lotus driver drives his car during the Formula One Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen enjoyed another good run to the podium in Korea, the Finn turning ninth on the grid into second place at the flag.

Crucially he got ahead of Lotus teammate just after the first safety car restart, and after that, the Frenchman was not able to find a way back past.

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Oct 6

F1: Webber’s Korean GP Effort Goes Up In Flames

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’s burnt car is lifted from the track after catching fire during the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

As his teammate was drenched in champagne, and unconvincingly downplayed the assumption he is assured of a fourth-successive Formula One title, Red Bull’s Mark Webber sat disconsolately in the garage and reflected upon yet another chapter in his story of extraordinary bad luck.

The Australian has shown a repeated knack throughout his career for being in the wrong place at the wrong time, even spawning a Facebook page titled `Why is Mark Webber so unlucky’, and Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix may well have been the most remarkable example yet.

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Oct 6

F1: Vettel Wins Third Straight Korean Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

celebrates in parc ferme after winning the Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel’s relentless push toward a seemingly inevitable fourth-straight Formula One drivers’ championship continued with a victory at the Korean Grand Prix on Sunday.

Even two safety-car periods, the emergence of a truck on the circuit mid-race and the incineration of his teammate’s car were not enough to put off the German, who made it a hat-trick of wins in Korea, and a fourth successive victory overall.

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Oct 5

F1: Live Updates! Saturday Korean GP On-Site Coverage

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel will start from pole in Sunday's Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Championship leader will start from pole in Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Welcome to SPEED’s Live Saturday blog from the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam-gun, South Korea. Keep it locked here for continuous coverage ahead of Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix.

 

Start Will Be Key To Beating Vettel, Says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton looks on during Korean GP practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

looks on during practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton says it’s going to be tough to beat Sebastian Vettel in Korea tomorrow – and the start will be crucial to his chances of outrunning the World Champion.

“It’s going to be very hard,” he said. “That’s what it seemed a couple of years ago, or the last couple of years, to follow a car that is that competitive. Most likely if he gets away in the first lap, that’s it, unless he has a problem. So I’ve got to try to get him before that. The start of the race is crucial.”

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