COSTING £300million and designed to bring Formula 1 to a whole new audience, this 120,000 capacity race track was not short on ambition.
But after just four Grand Prix it was abandoned with rubbish left to rot in the bins and the whole thing declared a 'spectacular flop'.
The track was built in South Korea and made its debut 13 years ago.
Back in 2010 the first ever Korean Grand Prix was held in Yeongam in the hopes of increasing the profile of F1 in Asia.
1,000 acres of rice paddies were torn up to make way for a new 120,000 person capacity Formula One venue.
But it was an unsuccessful venture with the track only hosting four F1 races and and the venue now left to rot.
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The 3.5-mile circuit didn’t have any problems in it’s design and was entertaining with challenging corners and two straights for overtaking.
But its location and the country’s lack of passion for the sport was its ultimate downfall.
The Korean International Circuit was built over 200 miles from the capital of South Korea, Seoul, which made it tricky for fans to make the long journey.
And not only that but there was also an unfamiliarity with the sport from Korean nationals.
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