Formula One Racing:Korean Grand PrixOctober 19, 2010 by Marc Jerbs

On Sunday, Formula One racing goes to Yeogam, South Korea for the inaugural 55-lap Korean Grand Prix. This grand prix was newly added in the F1 racing calendar, each race teams will have the opportunity to test out the spanking new circuit on Friday's practice session.

The 5.621 km circuit has a diverse mix of corners, long straights and lots of overtaking opportunities. The main challenge of each team is how quick they will adapt with the new race venue. It is important that every team's race car must have the correct set up in order to have the chance to win the race.

RBR-Renault's Mark Webber still leads the driver's standing with 220 points, followed by Ferrari's Fernando Alonso with 206 points. Alonso is tied for 2nd place with RBR-Renault's second driver Sebastien Vettel. McLaren-Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is slowly losing his chance to win the driver's championship as he sits at 4th place.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed RBR-Renault's Sebastien Vettel as the favorite to win the inaugural Korean Grand Prix. However, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and championship leader Mark Webber are his main rivals on Sunday's race.