Karun Chandhok will become the first F1 driver to sample the new F1 circuit in Korea after Red Bull confirmed that the Indian driver will complete a demo run at the venue next month.

Chandhok, who made his F1 debut this season with newcomers Hispania Racing before being replaced by Sakon Yamamoto, will be one of a number of drivers in action during the event on the 4 September.

As a former member of the Red Bull Junior Team, Chandhok has been handed the honour of representing the team at the event, dubbed 'Circuit Run 2010'.

"Red Bull Racing and I know each other from my days on the junior programme," he said. "The team's regular drivers weren't available due to other commitments, so I was happy to fill in.

"It'll be a real honour to be one of the first people to drive around the new Korean circuit. The layout looks quite good fun on paper and I look forward to driving a winning team's car there next weekend."


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