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12 Oct 2008: F1: Alonso triumphs again as Hamilton pays for blunder

Fernando Alonso won his second race in a row after Lewis Hamilton’s rash start to the Japanese Grand Prix re-opened all of last season’s questions about the McLaren driver’s ability to stand the pressure of the championship battle.

12 Oct 2008: F1: Japanese Grand Prix live blog

After a series of drama-soaked races, Formula One has landed at the Fuji Speedway – where last year Lewis Hamilton’s title challenge survived the torrential rain.

11 Oct 2008: F1: Hamilton takes Japanese pole as Massa falters

Lewis Hamilton turned the screws on his title rivals by qualifying on pole for the Japanese Grand Prix while main rival Felipe Massa could only manage fifth.

10 Oct 2008: F1: Glock fastest in Japanese GP practice

Toyota’s Timo Glock gave the home fans at the Fuji Speedway something to cheer by topping the timesheets in Friday practice for the Japanese Grand Prix.

10 Oct 2008: F1: Japanese Grand Prix weather prospects

Last year in Japan it poured buckets, the promised views of Mount Fuji were hidden by rain clouds, and Lewis Hamilton came away with what looked like a winning lead in the driver’s championship.

10 Oct 2008: F1: When to catch the Japanese Grand Prix in the UK

Wondering what time to get yourself in front of the telly or radio for the latest round in the F1 championship? Here are the broadcast times for the stations covering the Japanese Grand Prix in the UK.

9 Oct 2008: F1: ‘On yer bike,’ says eco-friendly Hamilton

Fresh from lighting up the Singaporean night in a blaze of electricity, the sport with the world’s heaviest carbon footprint is trying to convince everyday drivers to behave in a more environmentally-friendly fashion.

9 Oct 2008: F1: Button is relaxed about Honda and 2009

Jenson Button says he and Honda are in no hurry to sign on the dotted line for next year – but he’s looking forward to getting to grips with the changes new regulations will bring to the team’s car.

6 Oct 2008: F1 quotes: Bernie calls Ferrari ‘clowns’

People in Formula One’s top tier, it would seem, are not reading from the same script at the moment after Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo vented his frustration at his team’s abject performance in Singapore.

4 Oct 2008: F1: Hamilton is older, wiser and more patient

Ferrari’s dismal adventures in Singapore may have cost them more than lost championship points – with the pressure off, arch rival Lewis Hamilton was able to use the race to improve as a driver.

 
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