Charlie Whiting inspects South Korea Circuit

The FIA F1 Race Director and Safety Delegate Charlie Whiting has completed his first inspection of the facilities and track that will stage the inaugural South Korean Grand Prix on the 22nd-24th October.

Whiting made a detailed inspection of the site, including the race control tower, main grand stand, pit garages, and the new 5.615km Herman Tilke-designed track, and said he was satisfied with the progress.

Yunh Cho Chung, Chairman of the Korea Automobile Racing Association, said that the visit had gone well. “[We] welcomed Charlie Whiting for a site inspection of the Korea International Circuit, as well as for meetings relating to our preparations for the … grand prix,” he explained.

“As anticipated, we had a successful visit and we are confident the drivers, teams and Formula 1 fans will enjoy the Korea International Circuit.”

The venue is expected to be completed next month.