The Korean Grand Prix circuit situated at Yeongam region, Tilke-designed circuit, November 2007 the construction was started and finished by the scheduled completion date of July 2010.
Korean GP, 3.5-mile circuit is built on 425 acres of reclaimed land beside an artificial seaside lake. The anti-clockwise track features the calendar’s longest straight, allowing for speeds of up to 320km per hour. The grandstands will lodge up to 135,000 people.
Korean GP have a seven-year deal to host the race, with an choice to renew for a further five-year term.
2012 Formula 1 Korean GP timetable
Thursday 11 October
15:00: FIA press conference
Friday 12 October
10:00 – 11:30: First free practice
14:00 – 15:30: Second free practice
16:00: FIA press conference
Saturday 13 October
11:00 – 12:00: Third free practice
14:00 – 15:00: Qualifying
15h00: FIA post qualifying press conference
Sunday 14 October
15:00 – 17:00: Korean GP
17:00: FIA post race press conference