BREAKING NEWS
Miner found dead in Waihi goldmine ... Read more
Close

Vettel fastest in practice for Korean Grand Prix

Last updated 20:15 12/10/2012

Relevant offers

Motorsport

Hayden Paddon's co-driver John Kennard primed for 'home' event in Rally Finland 'Speedy Kiwi' logo reappears on McLaren racer More surgery for Supercars star Courtney Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law Aparecida Schunck kidnapped in Sao Paulo: reports Fast car, favourite event has Hayden Paddon positive for WRC Rally Finland Super Black Racing Supercars boss Tony Lentino dies aged 42 Brendon Hartley's Porsche team first in Germany Lewis Hamilton flips Esteban Guiterrez the bird as he overtakes in Hungarian GP Josh Coppins wins all four heats to secure MX1 title at Nelson motocross champs Lewis Hamilton wins Hungarian GP to take overall F1 lead from Nico Rosberg

Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time in Friday's practice for the Korean Grand Prix, edging Red Bull teammate Mark Webber and Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso.

Vettel, who has won the previous two races to move within four points of Ferrari's Alonso in the drivers' standings, was 0.032 seconds faster than Webber at the Yeongam circuit.

Alonso was 0.328 seconds off the pace. McLaren driver Jenson Button was fourth followed by Mercedes' Michael Schumacher and Ferrari's Felipe Massa.

Button's teammate Lewis Hamilton, who was fastest in the morning session, struggled to find speed on the softer tires in the afternoon and finished eighth behind Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg.

Force India's Nico Hulkenberg was ninth while Lotus' Kimi Raikonnen - third in the championship standings - was 10th.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who is your favourite V8 Supercars driver?

Scott McLaughlin

Shane Van Gisbergen

Fabian Coulthard

Jamie Whincup

Mark Winterbottom

Craig Lowndes

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Blog