Five themes to watch for in the Korean GP

Five themes to watch for in the Korean GP

AUTOSPORT's Formula 1 editor Edd Straw picks the five key storylines to watch out for going into the Korean Grand Prix

Odds versus evens

Practice starts have revealed there to be a huge advantage for any driver starting on the right-hand side of the grid. That's good news for Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Nico Rosberg.

Those starting on the dirty side of the grid – headed by Mark Webber, Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa – are all concerned about going backwards when the red lights go out to the point that one leading driver quipped that he would rather be starting three grid slots further back than on the offline side.

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