Post-Korea interview with Williams' Mark Gillan

Post-Korea interview with Williams' Mark Gillan

Williams’ trying 2011 season continued in Korea on Sunday, with Rubens Barrichello finishing eleventh as Pastor Maldonado took a drive-through penalty and eventually retired from the race with 25 laps still to go. Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer for the Grove team, explains his side of the story. Read more…

2011 South Korean Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Tuesday 18 October 2011

  2. Post-Korea interview with Williams’ Mark Gillan 09:57

    Post-Korea interview with Williams’ Mark Gillan

    Williams’ trying 2011 season continued in Korea on Sunday, with Rubens Barrichello finishing eleventh as Pastor Maldonado took a drive-through penalty and…

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  3. Sunday 16 October 2011

  4. 23:00

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Yeongam

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  5. Gascoyne hails ‘very satisfying’ race for Lotus 22:59

    Gascoyne hails ‘very satisfying’ race for Lotus

    Team Lotus heads back to Norfolk delighted after Heikki Kovalainen was able to out-race both Saubers in Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix. Following a strong result…

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  6. Fruitless afternoon for Williams drivers 12:21

    Fruitless afternoon for Williams drivers

    Rubens Barrichello and Pastor Maldonado were both unrewarded at the end of Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix, a race that saw the former finish outside of the points…

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  7. Ferrari still fighting for wins, Alonso insists 12:12

    Ferrari still fighting for wins, Alonso insists

    Fernando Alonso says winning races will still be the target for Ferrari during the final three events of the season, despite the fact that the team’s 2012…

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  8. HRT fined for unsafe pit-stop release 11:31

    HRT fined for unsafe pit-stop release

    HRT has been fined 5,000 euros (£4,366) for an unsafe pit-stop release in Sunday's Korean Grand Prix, with Daniel Ricciardo being sent into the path of a…

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  9. Glock upbeat after ‘good’ weekend 11:10

    Glock upbeat after ‘good’ weekend

    Virgin Racing finished 18th and 20th in the Korean Grand Prix and, although it may have been an afternoon of struggles for Belgian team-mate Jérôme…

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  10. Piece of debris caused Liuzzi’s collision 10:49

    Piece of debris caused Liuzzi’s collision

    Vitantonio Liuzzi has revealed that a piece of debris was the initial cause of his broken front wing on the opening lap of Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix. As a…

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  11. Mixed feelings for point-scoring di Resta 10:37

    Mixed feelings for point-scoring di Resta

    Korea saw Paul di Resta notch up his sixth points finish of the 2011 season, although the Scottish newcomer fell behind Jaime Alguersuari in the Drivers’…

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  12. I couldn't close enough for DRS, explains Button 10:32

    I couldn't close enough for DRS, explains Button

    Jenson Button has explained that he simply couldn’t close the gap to his rivals enough in the final sector to use the DRS in Korea on Sunday, with the McLaren…

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  13. Thrilled Kovalainen out-races both Saubers 10:19

    Thrilled Kovalainen out-races both Saubers

    Already delighted after Lotus’ race at Suzuka, with both cars finishing on the lead lap, Heikki Kovalainen’s happiness was extended in Korea on Sunday.…

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  14. Kobayashi: We were just too slow 10:15

    Kobayashi: We were just too slow

    Kamui Kobayashi has explained that Sauber ‘were just too slow’ during the Korean Grand Prix on Sunday, with the Japanese driver and team-mate Sergio Pérez…

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  15. Petrov handed five-place drop for Schumacher clash 09:59

    Petrov handed five-place drop for Schumacher clash

    Vitaly Petrov has been stamped with a five-place grid penalty for the inaugural Indian Grand Prix following his collision with Michael Schumacher in Korea.…

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  16. Aguersuari hails 'fantastic' team performance 09:57

    Aguersuari hails 'fantastic' team performance

    Jaime Alguersuari says his Toro Rosso squad ‘has done a fantastic job’ over the past few races, with the Faenza-based team introducing a variety of upgrades…

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  17. Webber labels 'disappointing' pit-stop call 09:30

    Webber labels 'disappointing' pit-stop call

    Despite helping Red Bull seal the Constructors’ title at the Korea International Circuit on Sunday afternoon, Mark Webber was left feeling slightly…

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  18. Hamilton: I had full lock everywhere 09:21

    Hamilton: I had full lock everywhere

    Lewis Hamilton described the cause of his late slump in pace in Korea on Sunday afternoon, with the McLaren driver suffering massively with understeer. The 2008…

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  19. Winner Vettel praises Red Bull mentality 09:13

    Winner Vettel praises Red Bull mentality

    Sebastian Vettel has heaped praise on Red Bull for sticking with its usual mentality during the final few flyaway races of 2011, with the German claiming his…

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  20. 08:50

    Full Korean Grand Prix results

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  21. Red Bull claims title as Vettel wins in Korea 08:48

    Red Bull claims title as Vettel wins in Korea

    Sebastian Vettel has returned to winning ways by claiming his 20th Grand Prix victory in Korea on Sunday. The German comfortably pulled away after passing…

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  22. 00:00

    Korean Grand Prix: Starting grid

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  23. Saturday 15 October 2011

  24. 11:07

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Yeongam

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  25. Vettel escapes punishment in Korea 11:06

    Vettel escapes punishment in Korea

    Sebastian Vettel will not be penalised for cutting Turn 5 during one of his qualifying in-laps in Korea on Saturday, with stewards closing the matter after an…

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  26. Vettel shortcut under investigation 09:55

    Vettel shortcut under investigation

    Newly-crowned double World Champion Sebastian Vettel is under investigation for cutting a segment of the Korea International Circuit in Saturday's qualifying…

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  27. Force India happy with double top ten 09:22

    Force India happy with double top ten

    Force India’s Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta were left in high spirits following Saturday afternoon’s qualifying session at the Korea International Circuit…

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  28. Sauber drivers bemoan difficult qualifying 09:14

    Sauber drivers bemoan difficult qualifying

    Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Pérez endured similarly challenging qualifying sessions in Korea this afternoon, with the pair having to settle for 14th and 17th…

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  29. Alguersuari 'expecting a lot' on Sunday 09:03

    Alguersuari 'expecting a lot' on Sunday

    Toro Rosso driver Jaime Alguersuari says he is hoping to achieve a significant points haul during Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix, with the Spaniard doing enough…

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  30. 'My best lap of the year' - Kovalainen 08:51

    'My best lap of the year' - Kovalainen

    Heikki Kovalainen says his personal best qualifying effort in Korea on Saturday was probably his best of the season so far, with the Team Lotus driver…

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  31. Webber rues costly Turn 1 mistake 08:44

    Webber rues costly Turn 1 mistake

    Mark Webber was left to regret a crucial qualifying error in Korea on Saturday afternoon, with the Red Bull man losing the rear of his car when exiting the…

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  32. Mercedes duo pleased to save tyres 08:36

    Mercedes duo pleased to save tyres

    Mercedes GP drivers Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher have taken solace from the fact that they both have fresh sets of Option tyres available for the Korean…

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  33. We are suffering more in the dry, admits Alonso 08:26

    We are suffering more in the dry, admits Alonso

    Fernando Alonso has conceded that his Ferrari team is struggling for pace in dry conditions more so than it did in the rain this weekend, with the Spaniard…

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  34. Massa describes personal qualifying progress 08:14

    Massa describes personal qualifying progress

    Felipe Massa was pleased to continue his upward qualifying trend in Korea on Saturday afternoon, with the Brazilian steadily improving his one-lap pace since…

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  35. Whitmarsh bullish over race prospects 07:55

    Whitmarsh bullish over race prospects

    Martin Whitmarsh has explained that both McLaren drivers ‘fancy their chances’ for race victory in Korea tomorrow, with Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button…

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  36. Button: Race a step into the unknown 07:45

    Button: Race a step into the unknown

    Jenson Button believes Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix will be ‘a little bit of an unknown’ in terms of car setup and tyre degradation, with Friday practice…

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  37. Vettel hails 'very good' Red Bull performance 07:32

    Vettel hails 'very good' Red Bull performance

    Sebastian Vettel praised his Red Bull squad for its efforts during this this afternoon’s qualifying session in Korea, admitting that the gap to McLaren driver…

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  38. Tomorrow is the day that counts, says Hamilton 07:22

    Tomorrow is the day that counts, says Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton is refusing to get carried away by his pole position at the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam, with the McLaren man bringing Red Bull’s…

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  39. 07:12

    Korean GP: Full Qualifying results

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  40. Hamilton ends Red Bull pole run in Korea 07:06

    Hamilton ends Red Bull pole run in Korea

    Lewis Hamilton and McLaren, topping qualifying for the first time since Canada last year, have clinched the first non-Red Bull pole position of 2011. The 2008…

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  41. Barrichello: Saving tyres a big factor 06:55

    Barrichello: Saving tyres a big factor

    Rubens Barrichello is remaining positive ahead of Sunday’s Korean Grand Prix, with the Brazilian explaining that fresh sets of tyres will be crucial…

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  42. 04:15

    Korean GP: Full Practice 3 results

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  43. Another McLaren one-two in final Yeongam practice 04:05

    Another McLaren one-two in final Yeongam practice

    McLaren are optimistic of claiming the first non-Red Bull pole position of the 2011 Formula 1 season after heading the final practice session in Korea on…

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  44. Friday 14 October 2011

  45. 18:01

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at Yeongam

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  46. Yeongam weather update: More rain still forecast 18:00

    Yeongam weather update: More rain still forecast

    After much of Friday was washed out at the Korea International Circuit, forecasts continue to predict that light rain could also affect proceedings on…

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  47. Rosberg fined for late arrival at meeting 13:00

    Rosberg fined for late arrival at meeting

    Mercedes GP driver Nico Rosberg has been fined 10,000 euros (£8,733), of which 5,000 (£4,366) is suspended for a period of 12 months, for arriving late to a…

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  48. 11:07

    GPUpdate TV: Button and Hamilton preview Korea

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  49. Virgin evaluates 2012 components in Korea 10:30

    Virgin evaluates 2012 components in Korea

    Friday saw Virgin Racing undertake what Team Principal John Booth described as an ‘ambitious programme’, with the Sheffield-based outfit trialling a number…

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  50. Senna eager to solve stability issues 10:21

    Senna eager to solve stability issues

    Bruno Senna is keen to resolve Renault’s issues with car balance as quickly as possible in Saturday’s final practice session for the Korean Grand Prix. On…

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  51. Challenging Korea debut for di Resta 09:56

    Challenging Korea debut for di Resta

    Paul di Resta was presented with a tough challenge of learning the Korea International Circuit in mixed conditions on Friday, with first practice at Yeongam…

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  52. Maldonado working on better Williams balance 09:29

    Maldonado working on better Williams balance

    Pastor Maldonado has declared himself a fan of the Korea International Circuit, having driven at Yeongam for the first time on Friday. However, in wet…

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  53. Alonso unable to assess new front wing 09:23

    Alonso unable to assess new front wing

    Ferrari has made no secret of the fact that it intends to trial a selection of 2012 car parts across the remaining race weekends of this season, although plans…

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  54. Hamilton: We’ll challenge Red Bull in qualifying 09:07

    Hamilton: We’ll challenge Red Bull in qualifying

    Lewis Hamilton is sure that McLaren will be in a position to challenge for pole position and victory in Korea, no matter if the weather remains the same or…

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  55. Ricciardo pleased with wet weather experience 08:55

    Ricciardo pleased with wet weather experience

    Daniel Ricciardo was one of few drivers content following Friday’s first three hours of practice time for the Korean Grand Prix. The ever-smiling Australian…

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  56. There was no grip at all, says Kobayashi 08:50

    There was no grip at all, says Kobayashi

    Kamui Kobayashi’s comments were plain following Yeongam’s first two practice sessions on Friday, with the opening period having been hit by heavy rain…

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  57. Rosberg wanting pit exit changes following collision 08:43

    Rosberg wanting pit exit changes following collision

    Nico Rosberg has stressed that Korea’s pit lane exit should be rectified, following his collision with Jaime Alguersuari in the second free practice session…

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  58. Vettel expecting many pit-stops on Sunday 08:33

    Vettel expecting many pit-stops on Sunday

    New double World Champion Sebastian Vettel believes drivers will be requiring several visits to the pits in this weekend’s Korean Grand Prix due to the high…

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  59. Vergne enjoys first F1 practice session 08:23

    Vergne enjoys first F1 practice session

    Friday at Yeongam saw Frenchman Jean-Éric Vergne take to the wheel of a Toro Rosso, driving Jaime Alguersuari’s car for first practice. In the drenched…

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  60. Chandhok: I seem jinxed with the rain 08:17

    Chandhok: I seem jinxed with the rain

    Karun Chandhok returned to the Team Lotus cockpit for Friday practice in Korea, in his role as reserve driver, although valuable running was again limited as…

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  61. 07:50

    Korean GP: Full Practice 2 results

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  62. Hamilton heads McLaren 1-2 in damp Korean practice 07:36

    Hamilton heads McLaren 1-2 in damp Korean practice

    McLaren set the pace in a damp second Friday practice session for the Korean Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton leading the way from Suzuka winner Jenson Button.…

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  63. 03:44

    Korean GP: Full Practice 1 results

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  64. Schumacher on top as rain hits Yeongam 03:42

    Schumacher on top as rain hits Yeongam

    Michael Schumacher led the way on Friday in a washed out first practice session for this weekend’s second Korean Grand Prix. As continuous showers curtailed…

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