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Korean Grand Prix Friday Practice

by F1Fan on October 22, 2010

The first ever Friday Practice was held today at the new Yeongam Grand Prix Circuit in South Korea.

With the circuit still undergoing finishing touches, the Formula One racing machines delighted the local Korean Fans during Friday Practice as they fired up, wailing down pit lane and tearing the air apart as they sped down the long straights of the new circuit.

Mark Webber in the Red Bull Racing RB6 was the only driver today to break the 1:38 barrier. Closely followed by the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso.

As the cars put down more rubber the circuit got faster and faster, and many of the cars were faster than the predicted time of 1 minute 44 seconds.

Korean GP Second Practice Session Times

PositionTeamDriverBest LapTime
# of Laps
1Red Bull RacingMark Webber1:37.942-23
2FerrraiFernando Alonso1:38.132+0.19030
3McLarenLewis Hamilton1:38.279+0.33729
4Renault F1Robert Kubica1:38.718+0.77629
5McLarenJenson Button1:38.726+0.78419
6FerrariFelipe Massa1:38.820+0.87832
7Red Bull RacingSebastian Vettel1:39.204+1.26222
8Renault F1Vitaly Petrov1:39.267+1.32528
9Mercedes GPNico Rosberg1:39.268+1.32629
10BMW Sauber F1Kamui Kobayashi1.39.564+1.62226
11BMW Sauber F1Nick Heifeld1:39.588+1.64625
12Mercedes GPMichael Schumacher1:39.598+1.65626
13Williams F1Rubens Barrichello1:39.812+1.87035
14Force IndiaVitantonio Liuzzi1:39.881+1.93927
15Force IndiaAdrian Sutil1:39.971+2.02922
16Williams F1Nico Hulkenberg1:40.478+2.53630
17Toro RossoJamie Alguersuari1:40.578+2.63629
18Toro RossoSebastien Buemi1:40.896+2.95432
19Lotus RacingHeikki Kovalainen1:42.773+4.83129
20Lotus RacingJarno Trulli1:42.801+4.85919
21Virgin RacingTimo Glock1:43.115+5.17326
22Virgin RacingLucas Di Grassi1:44.039+6.09729
23HRT F1 TeamSakon Yamamoto1:45.166+7.22419
24HRT F1 TeamBruno Senna1:46.649+8.7073
Friday Practice, October 22, 2010. Yeongam International Circuit

While Lewis Hamilton in his McLaren MP4-25 set fastest time in the morning session, the Afternoon session was not as easy and Hamilton ended up 3rd fastest of the day.

For Broadcast time of the remaing Grand Prix session Click Here

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