Korean GP: Lewis Hamilton sets pace, Kimi Raikkonen unharmed after crash

Under blue skies at the Yeongam circuit Lotus driver Raikkonen, fourth in the title race, was only eighth quickest in both sessions and span off towards the end of the morning practice, slamming into a wall.

updated: October 05, 2013 00:41 IST
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Yeongam, South Korea: Lewis Hamilton was fastest in both free practice sessions for the Korean Grand Prix Friday as Kimi Raikkonen escaped a heavy crash in the opening run-out.

Britain's Hamilton, whose debut season for Mercedes is in danger of petering out, nudged Red Bull's world championship leader Sebastian Vettel into second in both sessions.

Vettel, 60 points ahead in the standings and firmly on course for a fourth world title in a row, was 0.108sec off Hamilton's best time of 1min 38.673sec in the second outing.

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