The Korean Grand Prix preview

The Korean Grand Prix preview

After so many months of rumour and intrigue, there is actually going to be a Korean Grand Prix, and it could be one of the best races of the season. AUTOSPORT looks ahead to Yeongam

The FIA has given the green light. The teams are setting up in Yeongam. The drivers have been exploring the track on foot. The inaugural Korean Grand Prix - despite all the fears and rumours - is going to go ahead.

That's good news for both the title battle, which would have seemed a little bit less wide open had there only been 50 points on the table rather than 75, and for Formula 1's credibility. History will forget a few teething troubles, but a race cancellation would have been a huge embarrassment, especially as it would have come so late in the day, with the teams potentially leaving Japan not knowing where they were heading next.

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