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Oct 4

F1: Live Updates! Friday Korean GP On-Site Coverage

Sebastian Vettel enters the weekend 60 points up on Fernando Alonso (not pictured) in the championship fight. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel enters the weekend 60 points up on Fernando Alonso (not pictured) in the championship fight. (Photo: Getty Images)

Good morning and welcome to SPEED’s Live blog from Korea International Circuit in Yeongam-gun, South Korea. Be sure to check back throughout the day for updates ahead of the Korean Grand Prix.

Sauber Confirms 2014 Ferrari Deal

Sauber will continue to use Ferrari engines in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sauber will continue to use Ferrari engines in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sauber has finally confirmed that it will continue with Ferrari into 2014 and beyond.

The team has signed a ‘multi-year’ deal for supply of engine, ERS and gearbox. Although the deal was always going to happen, it had been held up while details were ironed out.

Oct 4

MotoGP: Hayden Closing In On Deal To Ride For Aspar In 2014

American MotoGP rider Nicky Hayden could ride for the Spanish-based Aspar team next year. (Photo: Getty Images)

American MotoGP rider Nicky Hayden will be leaving Ducati at the end of 2013. (Photo: Getty Images)

American bike hero Nicky Hayden is closing in on a deal to ride an Aprilia for the Spanish-based Aspar Team in next year’s MotoGP world championship.

Hayden, 32, and the 2006 world champion with Honda, is just five races away from needing his five year stint with Ducati.

Oct 4

F1: 2014 Schedule Must Change, Says Ferrari

Ferrari sporting director Massimo Rivola meets with the press. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari sporting director Massimo Rivola meets with reporters. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari sporting director Massimo Rivola says that the 2014 calendar will cause problems for the teams – and he still expects it to drop from 22 to 20 races.

Like many F1 insiders, Rivola stressed that the triple header of Monaco, New Jersey and Canada is a logistical nightmare.

Oct 4

What To Watch: Weekend Racing Schedule

What To Watch: Weekend Racing Schedule

A pack of cars race through the Oak Tree turn at Virginia International Raceway. (Photo: Getty Images)

Friday, October 4

1 a.m. – Formula 1 | Korean GP P2

3:35 p.m. – ALMS | Oak Tree GP Qualifying

8:30 p.m. – ARCA Racing | Kansas (FOX Sports 1)

10 p.m. - Formula 1 | Korean GP P3 

Saturday, October 5

1 a.m. - Formula 1 | Korean GP Qualifying

2:15 p.m. – ALMS | Oak Tree GP Race

3 p.m. – IndyCar | Grand Prix of Houston Race 1

Sunday, October 6

2 a.m. - Formula 1 | Korean GP Race

1 p.m. - IndyCar | Grand Prix of Houston Race 2

1 p.m. – Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt | Lawrenceburg (FOX Sports 1)

2 p.m. – Lucas Oil Off Road Racing | San Bernardino (FOX Sports 1)

3 p.m. – Continental Sports Car Challenge ST | Lime Rock (FOX Sports 1)

5 p.m. – Continental Sports Car Challenge GS | Lime Rock (FOX Sports 1)

**All times Eastern Standard

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Oct 4

F1: Hamilton Leads Both Friday Practices In Korea

F1 Grand Prix of Korea - Practice

Lewis Hamilton paced both Friday practice sessions in Korea driving his Mercedes. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton got the better of runaway Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel by setting the fastest time in Friday’s practice for the Korean Grand Prix.

Saturday’s qualifying shapes again as being a shootout between Mercedes and Red Bull, with Hamilton’s teammate, Nico Rosberg, and the Red Bulls of Vettel and Mark Webber all within two-tenths of a second of the leading time.