Romain Grosjean says he hopes for better luck when F1 heads to the Yeongam circuit next weekend for the Korean Grand Prix.

The Lotus man goes into the weekend seeking to bounce back from the disappointment of retiring from the Singapore Grand Prix whilst looking well set to challenge for a place on the podium.

Having qualified on the second row under the Singapore lights, Grosjean said he remained confident about his chances in Korea and said he hoped to have more luck on his side when race day comes round.

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"I'm feeling pretty positive; we had a good car in Singapore and we should have a good car in Korea," he said. "Qualifying in the top three so late in the season shows that we still have good strength in our package, so if we can show comparable pace at the next few races it'll be a real strength for us.

"Like any weekend, we want to achieve the best results we can. Hopefully there won't be a repeat of any of the issues we suffered in Singapore as they didn't make the weekend any easier. It would be nice to have some better luck and have a straightforward Friday, another good qualifying result and then a strong finish on Sunday."

The Frenchman admitted he was still disappointed by the nature of his Singapore retirement, but insisted there were still plenty of positives he could take away from the weekend.

"It terms of lost potential, it was a pretty hard end to the weekend when we had to retire," he said. "Friday was difficult as we didn't get much track time, then Saturday was fantastic to qualify in third on the grid. The race was going well before we had the problem and had to retire. I certainly wasn't happy.

"That said we have a strong car, a good team and we will keep doing our best as we have been doing for the last few races to try to get back on top as quickly as possible. I'm looking forward to hopefully some better luck in Korea."