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Korea 2011 - Qualifying // Will we see drivers sitting out the action in Korea today?

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Force India hope to outqualify Sauber in Korea today
Force India hope to outqualify Sauber in Korea todayCredit: Force India F1 Images

After the controversy of seven non-runners during qualifying in Suzuka, the spotlight turns to Korea as fans hope there will be something worth watching out on track. The championship pressure is off at the top, although there are plenty of battles still to fight for - and with Korea being something of an unknown, with just one year's experience, qualifying could still prove to be vitally important.

The session gets underway at 6am GMT+1 with the BBC providing all the build up an hour beforehand.

Statistics

cloudy

Korean International Circuit, Friday

20℃

  • Low 16℃
  • Humidity 53%

Moderate conditions

2010 Session Results
PosDriverTeamTimeLaps
1S VettelRed Bull1:35.58519
2M WebberRed Bull1:35.65921
3F AlonsoFerrari1:35.76623
4L HamiltonMcLaren1:36.06220
5N RosbergMercedes1:36.53518

One to Watch

Nico Rosberg has had a tough couple of weeks really, after qualifying on the back row in Suzuka. He made his way up into the points, but it was a frustrating day or two for that half of the Mercedes garage. Equally, this weekend has also gotten off to a tricky start, after Rosberg was fined for being late to the stewards. A pitlane incident with Jaime Alguersuari cost both drivers time, and now Rosberg could be out of pocket as well. What kind of mood will he be in for qualifying today?

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After the controversy of seven non-runners during qualifying in Suzuka, the spotlight turns to Korea as fans hope there will be something worth watching out on track. The championship pressure is off at the top, although there are plenty of battles still to fight for - and with Korea being something of an unknown, with just one year's experience, qualifying could still prove to be vitally important.
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Event start

06:00GMT +01:00

15 October 2011