|Korean International Circuit|
|Circuit length||5.621 km (3.49 miles)|
|Race length||309.155 km (192.1 miles)|
|Most wins by single driver||none|
|Most wins by single constructor||none|
|Last race (2010):|
|Winning time||2h 48m 20.81s|
|Pole driver||Sebastian Vettel|
|Pole constructor||Red Bull-Renault|
|Fastest lap driver||Fernando Alonso|
|Fastest lap constructor||Ferrari|
The Korean Grand Prix (Korean: 코리아 그랑프리) is a Formula One race held in South Korea. After months of speculation, on October 2, 2006 it was confirmed that the event would actually take place in 2010, and would be hosted by the Korean International Circuit, set to be built between 2007 and July 2010. It has also been revealed that the race will be promoted by a public-private company. The deal is for seven years with a five year option that would ensure the race to be held until 2021.
Despite this earlier confirmation, the South Korean Grand Prix was not included on any of the provisional 2010 calendars floated by Formula One Management. Following approval of funding for the event, however, Korea was given the date of 17 October on the 2010 calendar published by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) on 21 September 2009. On December 10, 2009, the organisers of the event announced that they were on schedule, with a plan to finish the circuit on July 5, 2010, though they admitted that their largest problem lay in finding accommodation for all Formula One staff and spectators. The organisers also ruled out the possibility of staging the race at night until they have more knowledge of and experience in running a Grand Prix. Despite all the confirmation there was still a risk that the circuit might not be on time, however this was denied by the race promoter who said that the circuit was ahead of schedule.
After several postponements, the FIA scheduled a final inspection of the circuit on 11 October 2010, 13 days before the Korean Grand Prix was scheduled to begin. After the FIA inspection, Race Director Charlie Whiting declared that the race will go ahead. 
Formula One drivers commented positively on the new circuit before the race weekend got under way, with several commenting that it looks like an interesting, challenging track.
|2010||Fernando Alonso||Ferrari||Korean International Circuit||Report|
- Korea Super Prix, Formula Three race held annually in Korea between 1999 and 2003
- Korean International Circuit
- 2010 Korean Grand Prix, the seventeenth round of the 2010 Formula One season
- 2010 Formula One Season
- ↑ "Korean Grand Prix set for 2010". manipef1.com. 2006-10-02. http://www.manipef1.com/news/articles/3060/.
- ↑ Noble, Jonathan (2009-09-18). "South Korea still pushing for 2010 race". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/78700. Retrieved 2009-09-18.
- ↑ Elizalde, Pablo (2009-09-21). "FIA announces 19-race 2010 calendar". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/78775. Retrieved 2009-09-21.
- ↑ Noble, Jonathan (2009-12-10). "Korean GP preparations on target". Autosport.com. http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/80516. Retrieved 2009-12-11.
- ↑ autosport.com
- ↑ autosport.com
- ↑ http://en.espnf1.com/korea/motorsport/story/29718.html
- ↑ BBC Sport - F1 - Korean F1 Grand Prix given go-ahead after inspection
- ↑ autosport.com - F1 News: Korean track hailed by F1 drivers
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