KOREA GP 2013 – YOU SHALL NOT PASS (THE ICEMAN)

Smart-assery combined with actual racing analysis! In case you need more than just my pure smart-assery.

F1 Race Reviews

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Korean Grand Prix - Race Day - Yeongam, Korea
After a disastrous qualifying that saw Kimi in 10th, corrected to 9th after Webbers penalty, hopes weren’t high for a good result in Korea. A broken frontwing (and a mistake from Kimi as well) saw to that. Ok, he got a podium in Singapore and I know I said that I wouldn’t doubt his abilities again. But come on. Lightning doesn’t strike twice, right..?

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Perhaps not lightning but apparently the Iceman does..

THE RACE

As the lights go out, Kimi gets a so-so start but being cautious in turn 1 gave Perez the opening to slip by on the inside. Down at turn 3 after the long straight, there is mayhem as ballerina Massa spins and almost gives Alonso a tap on his sidepod as half the field has to take evasive action. This enables Kimi to make up a couple of places even though he has to almost stop…

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