Posts Tagged ‘Japanese Grand Prix’

14 Oct 2011: F1: Jenson Button’s Japanese victory in photos

With McLaren riding high in the time sheets during practice for the Korean Grand Prix, let’s take a moment to look back and savour Jenson Button’s victory in the previous race at Japan.

4 Oct 2009: F1: Vettel’s display keeps the Brawns at bay

Sebastian Vettel kept up the pressure on Jenson Button and Brawn GP with a commanding win in the Japanese Grand Prix, surviving a start-line challenge from Lewis Hamilton to cruise to victory.

4 Oct 2009: F1: Japanese Grand Prix liveblog

First there was practice, almost entirely rained off, leaving a number of rookie drivers with no useful experience of the testing Suzuka circuit. Then there was qualifying, with three heavy crashes and five grid penalties. What is left for the race itself?

3 Oct 2009: F1: Button cops five-place post-qualifying grid penalty

Jenson Button’s hopes of tying up the drivers’ championship this weekend lie in tatters after a misjudgement during a chaotic qualifying session left him facing a five-place grid penalty.

3 Oct 2009: F1: Vettel on pole at crash-strewn Suzuka

Sebastian Vettel qualified on pole for the Japanese Grand Prix at a pitiless Suzuka circuit that punished the slightest weakness shown by drivers struggling with form, illness or an unfamiliar car.

2 Oct 2009: F1: Suzuka still a mystery after rain stops play

McLaren’s Heikki Kovalainen topped a rain-soaked Suzuka practice session that saw an unusually large number of drivers venturing out to get their first-ever taste of the track, and then some cars not attempting to set a time at all.

30 Sep 2009: F1: User guide to the Japanese Grand Prix

Following the racing this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

30 Sep 2009: F1: Will we see back-to-back British champions at Suzuka?

Jenson Button could theoretically win the Formula One Drivers’ Championship at Suzuka this weekend if he finishes far enough ahead of team-mate Rubens Barrichello.

17 Oct 2008: Fantasy F1: Brits On Pole float a little higher

So, how did our McLaren Grand Prix League 2008 team perform at Fuji?

16 Oct 2008: F1: Blundell calls stewards unfit for purpose

Don’t bottle it up, Mark! You’ve got to learn to tell it like it is. No, but seriously, it’s very refreshing to hear somebody other than Sir Jackie Stewart in the risk-averse, conservative world of F1 actually expressing a worthwhile opinion.

 
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