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Moments in time - the Japanese Grand Prix
In our series exploring the history of Grands Prix through selected iconic images, we turn our attention to one of the most popular races on the calendar: Japan. This look back through the archives takes in events at both Fuji and Suzuka and includes both of Senna and Prost's infamous clashes, epic drives by Hill and Raikkonen, a rookie error by Vettel, and more
Wednesday 1 October 2014

New gameplay video reveals F1? 2014 features
Codemasters have released a new gameplay video for F1 2014, showing how the game captures all the action of this year's incredible season as its draws towards one of the most exciting conclusions in recent years
Wednesday 1 October 2014

Raikkonen 'finally' getting comfortable with Ferrari's F14 T
Kimi Raikkonen says he is 'finally' acclimatising to Ferrari's 2014 car and getting on top of the set-up and handling issues which have plagued him so far this season. Speaking ahead of this weekend's 2014 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix, Raikkonen pinpointed qualifying in Singapore as the chief cause for his optimism
Wednesday 1 October 2014

FIA press conference schedule - Japan
Two past winners of the Japanese Grand Prix - Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and McLaren's Jenson Button - will be present in the official FIA press conference at Suzuka on Thursday
Wednesday 1 October 2014

Japan preview quotes - Caterham, Williams, Pirelli & more
After a tense race in Singapore threw the 2014 world championship fight wide open, the teams and drivers head to Japan and one of the most celebrated and iconic circuits on the calendar - Suzuka. Those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix discuss their prospects
Wednesday 1 October 2014

Honda reveal first picture of 2015 power unit
Honda have unveiled the first image of the turbocharged V6 power unit they are developing ahead of their 2015 Formula One return with McLaren. Progress on the new engine has reached 'prime phase', with the Japanese manufacturer now running full bench tests of the power unit and its connected energy recovery systems
Wednesday 1 October 2014

Merhi handed Caterham practice drive for Japan
Roberto Merhi will take part in his second Formula One practice session after Caterham confirmed the Spanish youngster will drive for them in FP1 at Suzuka. The 23-year-old former European F3 champion made his Grand Prix weekend debut with Caterham in Italy in September, deputising for Kamui Kobayashi in the opening 90-minute session
Wednesday 1 October 2014

Taffin: Renault ready for engine penalties
With many of the Renault-powered drivers on or near the limit of five engines for the season, the French power unit suppliers say they are now ?committed? to introducing a sixth unit where required, despite the resulting grid penalties. The 2014 power units comprise six separate elements, of which five of each are available to each driver per season before they are penalised
Tuesday 30 September 2014

Vital Statistics - the Japanese Grand Prix
Did you know that Suzuka is one of only four circuits on the current calendar where Lewis Hamilton has not tasted victory? Or that Ferrari last triumphed at the Japanese circuit in 2004, with Michael Schumacher taking the spoils? Ahead of this weekend's 2014 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix, we present the key facts, stats and trivia
Tuesday 30 September 2014

Verstappen to replace Vergne for FP1 at Suzuka
Toro Rosso's 2015 signing Max Verstappen will make his Formula One Grand Prix weekend debut this Friday, after the team confirmed he will replace Jean-Eric Vergne for the first practice session in Japan. The switch means Verstappen, who has now obtained his mandatory FIA Super Licence, will drive in an official Grand Prix session just three days after his 17th birthday
Monday 29 September 2014

Mallya: McLaren fight will go down to the wire
Force India's battle with McLaren for fifth place in the 2014 Formula One constructors' championship will only intensify over the final five Grands Prix of the season, team principal Vijay Mallya predicts
Monday 29 September 2014

Lotus promise substantial changes for 2015 car
Lotus's technical director Nick Chester says the team's 2015 Formula One car will feature significant changes compared to the current E22, which has underwhelmed and left the team struggling for points in 2014. Lotus have endured reliability and performance issues with the Renault-powered E22, and the Enstone-based squad have only broken into the top ten on two occasions
Friday 26 September 2014

Fully committed - exclusive Q&A with Caterham's Ravetto
The 2014 season has been a tumultuous one for Caterham. They have experienced troubles on track, a sudden takeover, multiple driver changes and the loss of two team principals. So what's going on at the Leafield-based squad and how do they plan to turn their fortunes around? In a frank and revealing interview, Manfredi Ravetto, the recently-installed team principal, explains all
Friday 26 September 2014

Perfect harmony impossible for Mercedes - Boullier
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's increasingly tense fight for the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship will make it impossible for Mercedes to maintain harmony within the team over the final five Grands Prix of the season. That is the opinion of McLaren racing director Eric Boullier. While there have already been several flashpoints between the two title hopefuls
Friday 26 September 2014

Exclusive Helmut Marko Q&A - Anything is still possible!
Reigning world champions Red Bull may have struggled to match the pace of Mercedes for much of the season, but with five races to go Daniel Ricciardo is just 60 points off the championship lead. In a wide-ranging interview, Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko explains why the Milton Keynes-based squad haven't given up on the title just yet, and why they should be much more competitive in 2015
Wednesday 24 September 2014