Tag Archive: Japanese Grand Prix

Jan 13

Gutierrez targets Haas points from the off

Esteban Gutierrez echoes Haas’ expectations that it could be challenging for points ‘from the beginning’ of its F1 endeavour

2015-06-03_0098 Esteban Gutierrez says he is tentatively targeting top ten finishes during the early stages of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season as he prepares to return to the series with the new Haas F1 team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

FIA forging ahead with Mercedes’ ‘halo’ canopy evaluation

“We are trying to first find something that does the job”

FIA cockpit fermé The FIA reveals it will continue evaluation on a series of cockpit safety solutions with a view to introducing elements from 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Japanese MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Some of the wet tyres showed signs of heavy wear at the end of the twenty-four lap race

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 Japanese Grand Prix The 2015 Japanese Grand Prix was won by a resurgent Dani Pedrosa as he perfectly negotiated a wet, yet drying Motegi circuit to claim victory ahead of Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo.

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Oct 02

Rosberg not nervous in combat after Spa clash – Wolff

Toto Wolff doesn’t believe Nico Rosberg is displaying more caution in his driving

Rosberg not nervous in combat after Spa clash - WolffToto Wolff dismisses the suggestion that Nico Rosberg’s confidence in wheel-to-wheel combat with Lewis Hamilton has been affected by their infamous Spa clash. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Hamilton muscles his way to Japanese GP win

Lewis Hamilton has taken another stride towards the 2015 Formula 1 World Championship title

Hamilton muscles his way to Japanese GP winLewis Hamilton’s aggressive pass on Nico Rosberg at the start of the Japanese Grand Prix sets up an eighth win and another step towards the 2015 F1 title. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Formula One teams Japanese Grand Prix race report

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150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Suzuka.

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Sep 26

Rosberg on Japan GP pole after huge Kvyat shunt

Nico Rosberg has inherited pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka

Rosberg on Japan GP pole after huge Kvyat shuntNico Rosberg beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix after a spectacular shunt for Daniil Kvyat stops proceedings. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Formula One teams Japanese Grand Prix qualifying report

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150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Suzuka.

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Sep 25

Formula One teams Japanese Grand Prix free practice report

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150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Suzuka.

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Sep 25

McLaren-Honda urging Button to stay for 2016

McLaren-Honda confirms it is working hard to persuade Jenson Button to stay with the team for 2016, rather than retire

McLaren-Honda urging Button to stay for 2016Jonathan Neale has revealed McLaren-Honda is working hard to try and convince Jenson Button to stay with the team beyond the 2015 Formula 1 season rather than retire from the sport.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Formula One teams Japanese Grand Prix preview

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150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Infiniti Red Bull Racing in one-race deal with AeroSlim

Infiniti Red Bull Racing is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with AeroSlim, for this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix
02 - Infiniti Red Bull RacingAs an official race partner, AeroSlim will see its logos feature on the overalls and fireproof underwear of drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat throughout the race weekend.

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Sep 24

Button remains coy on F1 future

Jenson Button refuses to give anything away regarding his future in Formula 1, but declares ‘he’ll be happy next year’

Button remains coy on F1 futureJenson Button says he is not yet in a position to confirm his future plans despite speculation suggesting he was primed to announcement his retirement from the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Mercedes predicts return to form after ‘blip’

“The performance in Singapore was far below expectations and left us with plenty to think about moving forwards”

Mercedes predicts return to form after ‘blip’Though its performance slump in Singapore remains largely unexplained, Toto Wolff is confident Mercedes will be the team to beat in Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

FIA to study closed-cockpit concepts!

Charlie Whiting says motorsport’s governing body will look into further ways to improve driver safety

2015-06-06_1639The FIA will consider ways to improve driver safety in the wake of Justin Wilson’s death, including a revisiting of closed-cockpit concepts. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

F1 Accident Panel: ‘Bianchi did not slow sufficiently’

One of the key issues

2014-03-16 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Jules Bianchi (4) The Accident Panel set up by the FIA to investigate the circumstances surrounding Jules Bianchi’s crash in the Japanese Grand Prix says one of the key issues was Bianchi “did not slow sufficiently” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Recovery vehicle driver says F1 ‘never safe’

An experienced F1 recovery vehicle driver in Brazil has defended his Japanese colleagues in the wake of Jules Bianchi’s horror crash.

2014-06-05_0040Brazil’s Globo Esporte says Rafael Ricciardi has been driving the vehicle charged with removing stricken cars from the Interlagos circuit near the pit exit for four years running. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Bianchi’s recovery chances ‘very small’ – Burti

“If he survives, it seems that his chances of living without consequences are also very small”

2014-03-16 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Jules Bianchi (4) Luciano Burti, a former F1 driver and full-time pundit for Brazil’s Globo, has bad news about the health of critically injured driver Jules Bianchi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Todt asks for calm after Bianchi crash

Jean Todt has called for patience in the wake of critically-injured Jules Bianchi’s recent Suzuka crash.

Jean Todt - photo Getty Images Since the Frenchman struck a recovery vehicle in controversial circumstances during the Japanese grand prix, speculation about responsibility for the crash has been widespread. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Father admits Bianchi could die from crash injuries

Jules Bianchi’s father has revealed the medical condition of his son remains “desperate”, more than a week after his Suzuka crash.

2014-06-05_0125 Philippe’s comments to the Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport preceded an official update from the family of the seriously injured Marussia driver.
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