Korean GP quiz - The Questions

See how much you know about the early years of F1 at the Korean International Circuit...

Last Updated: 10/10/12 2:24pm

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Korean International Circuit: Preparing to stage its third F1 race

Korean International Circuit: Preparing to stage its third F1 race

Ready to put your Korean GP knowledge to the test?

1. When was the Korean International Circuit opened?

2. Most new circuits are given FIA approval months before the host an F1 race. How long elapsed between Korea's approval and the first F1 car hitting the track at the GP?

3. Who holds the lap record at the track?

4. Who described the controversial pit-exit at the circuit as 'an accident waiting to happen'?

5. Why was the wall at turn 17 moved back ahead of the 2011 race?

6. Which German designer was responsible for the track?


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7. In what year was the Korean GP first announced?

8. Who won the inaugural race?

9. Rather than laying grass, what did circuit bosses do to give it more of a 'European circuit' feel?

10. According to Sky Sports F1 Online's own Michael Wise - who has just travelled the exact journey - how long does it take to reach Seoul from the circuit? (Half a point if you are within half-an-hour of Mike's estimate)

11. True or false: The straight between Turns 2 and 3 is over a kilometre long?

12. The F1 circuit uses a temporary extension the track creating a 5.615-km circuit. How long is the permanent track?

13. What city is planned to develop around the temporary part of the circuit?

14. The Korean track runs in an anti-clockwise direction. Can you name the other four on the F1 calendar that do likewise?

15. The footbridge over the pit-straight is designed to look like what structure?

Given it your best shot? Well then come this way for all the answers...

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