Japanese Grand Prix

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Vettel Dominates Grand Prix of Japan

October 4, 2009

The Red Bull Racing RB5 of Sebastian Vettel was the class of the field at the Japanese Grand Prix, Vettel led from Pole leading every lap, completely dominating the rest of the field, winning in his first ever race at the Suzuka Circuit in a convincing manner. The only time he really came under any […]

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Final Final Suzuka Grid Position

October 3, 2009

Well, thats the last time I’ll try to interpret the rules when it comes to applying penalties before the start of a race. In addition to the penalties handed down, Kovalainen and Liuzzi also incurred penalties for changing the gearbox on their cars following their accidents in Qualifying. In the final Grid starting positions announced […]

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Stewards Decision to Wreak Havoc with Suzuka Grid

October 3, 2009

It looks like Buemi’s crash during Qualifying at Suzuka yesterday bringing out a yellow flag while a number of cars were trying to set their qualifying times will impact the final Grid positions. After Qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix had finished the Stewards handed down a number of penalties that will completely change look […]

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Vettel Takes Pole in Incident Filled Qualifying at Suzuka

October 2, 2009

Sebastian Vettel waa the class of the field during an incident filled final Qualifying and prior final practice session which saw a total of 6 crashes, 5 of which bought out the Red Flag suspending the sessions. Through it all an unflappable Vettel set fastest laps in all three sessions of Qualifying with only Trulli […]

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Weather Maybe a Factor at Suzuka

October 1, 2009

Friday practice at the Grand Prix of Japan was interrupted  by heavy rain, with additional rain being predicted for Qualifying and with a lower probability for race day. The weather at Suzuka could play a large part in the race and even the 2009 F1 Drivers Championship. Suzuka is a very high speed circuit that […]

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Ferrari Rumor Confirmed – Raikkonen Out!

September 30, 2009

Ferrari announced today that they have signed a three year contract with Fernando Alonso beginning next season, confirming the rumors that have been circulating around the Formula One paddock for the past couple of months. Ferrari’s line up for 2010 will be Fenando Alonso, Felipe Massa and Giancorlo Fisichella as reserve leaving Kimi Raikkonen without […]

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Grand Prix of Japan – Race Weekend Schedule

September 29, 2009

Formula One stays in Asia for the fifteenth round of the 2009 World Championship, with the Grand Prix of Japan returning to Suzuka after a two year hiatus at Toyota’s Fuji circuit. In the quarter century that the Japanese Grand Prix has been run, Suzuka has been its home for all but four of the […]

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