The 2012 Korean Grand Prix proved to be the turning point in Sebastian Vettel's season. Not only was it his third race win in a row, but it also meant that he took the championship lead for the first time since the Spanish Grand Prix five months earlier.
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Fernando Alonso went into the weekend with a four point lead in the driver's standings after a torrid Japanese Grand Prix. However, the Spaniard would emerge from the Korean round six points down on rival Vettel, a gap that he would never make up.
The weekend started off with Friday practice in dusty conditions due to the lack of activity at the track. Lewis Hamilton was fastest in FP1, three tenths...
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