Mark Hughes: Vettel in the driving seat now

Mark Hughes: Vettel in the driving seat now

Red Bull destroyed the field in Korea, Sebastian Vettel recorded his third straight victory and took the lead in the world championship in the process. Mark Hughes explains how and why the Milton Keynes squad has finally hits its stride in 2012

The story of the Korean Grand Prix race took shape last week, back in a Milton Keynes factory where Formula 1's fastest car was made even faster.

The next evolution in the Red Bull RB8's development, following the recent introduction of its double DRS – a new sidepod layout that allows more downforce and more diffuser stall – was completed in time to be shipped to South Korea for the latest skirmish in the development war. It was then all hands to the pumps in the garages, mechanics working until the early hours getting the package of parts grafted on and perfect.

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