Korean F1 GP on track for completion

KAVO is giving their assurance that the Korea International Circuit will complete its construction by then. At the moment, some 80% of the track is pretty much done with the last phase of the construction set to take place. The last phase involves surfacing the track. According to Yung Cho Chung, the Chief executive officer of KAVO said that the schedule to complete the track in the summer in on track and that they have not faced any sort of obstacles both logistical or political.

He said that the governments from the central and provincial levels have been very supportive of the project and that Korea is very excited about the prospects of the F1 coming to their shores. The track is situated in a rural location of South Jeolla. The Yeongam circuit is placed some 400km’s from the capital of Seoul with a high-tech business park, residential and leisure facilities will fill up the surrounding areas.

The track is designed by Hermann Tilke, and will be 5.615 kms long. For the smaller racing events, there is also a 3.045 km track in the middle of the main track on this waterside circuit. The circuit would hold up to 130,000 spectators.