Pirelli's motorsport director Paul Hembery believes that the one second time difference between the medium and supersoft tyre compounds will give teams plenty of scope to use some interesting strategies if the race runs in dry conditions. Despite earlier reports that the Korea International Circuit could be a hit by a tropical storm on Sunday morning, weather experts believe that the worst of the weather is set to steer west of the circuit's location.
However, it could still create a wet race on Sunday afternoon. Drivers were met with green track conditions during Friday practice but didn't encounter too many problems with tyre graining or wear.
Discussing the practice sessions he said:...
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