Posted October 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Sebastian Vettel had the fastest time in Friday's practice for the Korean Grand Prix, edging Red Bull teammate Mark Webber and Formula One leader Fernando Alonso. Vettel, who has won the previous two races to move within four points of Alonso in the drivers' standings, was 0.032 seconds faster than Webber at the Yeongam circuit. Alonso, who drives for Ferrari, was 0.328 seconds off the pace. ''This afternoon (the track) was quite slippery to start with,'' Vettel said. ''But then I think it got a little bit better so, all in all, the car felt all right and now we see what we can do for tomorrow. I think we have to improve ourselves to match the others.'' Alonso, who crashed out at the first turn of the Japanese GP after starting sixth on the grid, will be looking for better results in qualifying Saturday. ''It's hard to say where we are compared to others,'' Alonso said, ''because today we focused mainly on ourse...

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