The inaugural Korean Grand Prix this weekend has been red-flagged after only three laps behind the safety car due to conditions being deemed too dangerous to continue.

With the predicted rain coming down with a vengeance and concerns about how it would affect the track surface, the race begun under safety car conditions ten minutes after the scheduled start-time.

However, with defending F1 World Champion Jenson Button likening the 1.2km straight to 'a lake' and current title protagonist Fernando Alonso describing the situation as 'the worst conditions in which I've ever driven a car', the decision was taken after only four laps to red flag proceedings and have a re-think.

More to follow as it emerges...