Investigation could jeopardise Raikkonen’s title (update 3)

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Three cars are under investigation having failed post-race checks in the Brazilian Grand Prix. Nico Rosberg’s Williams and the BMWs of Robert Kubica and Nick Heidfeld failed post-race inspections of their fuel temperatures. Were at least two the the three disqualified, and the drivers behind them promoted in the points standings, Lewis Hamilton would be … Continue reading Investigation could jeopardise Raikkonen’s title (update 3)

Hamilton cleared over Fuji crash

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Lewis Hamilton will not receive a punishment over the crash involving Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel in the Japanese Grand Prix (see the video here). Vettel, who had been given a ten place grid penalty for hitting Webber, saw his penalty rescinded – he instead received a reprimand. Before the verdict Hamilton gave his explanation … Continue reading Hamilton cleared over Fuji crash

Video: Hamilton faces investigation over Vettel crash

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The 2007 world championship has taken another controversial twist as Lewis Hamilton faces a possible punishment for his driving in the Japanese Grand Prix. Amateur video of the crash between Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber has led to an investigation into Lewis Hamilton’s driving in the run-up to the crash. The video shows Hamilton closing … Continue reading Video: Hamilton faces investigation over Vettel crash

Embarrassment for Red Bull as drivers collide (updated)

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Mark Webber angrily criticised Sebastian Vettel after the collision between the Red Bull stable mates under safety car conditions in the Japanese Grand Prix. Webber was running third when Vettel ran into the back of him on lap 46, putting both out. Vettel later apologised but a furious Webber called him a “kid with no … Continue reading Embarrassment for Red Bull as drivers collide (updated)

Ferrari hopes in tatters after tyre blunder

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Ferrari harpooned their own drivers’ championship hopes with a major mistake at the start of today’s Japanese Grand Prix. Following an instruction to all teams from the race stewards that they must start the race on full wet weather tyres, both the Ferraris began the race on intermediate rubber. But even without the stewards’ order, … Continue reading Ferrari hopes in tatters after tyre blunder

Japanese GP 2007 qualifying: Hamilton scores vital pole

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Lewis Hamilton scored the fifth and surely most important pole position of his short F1 career as he bids to become the sport’s first rookie champion. The four championship contenders will line up in the top four positions with both McLarens leading the way into tomorrow’s Japanese Grand Prix. A wet session saw a couple … Continue reading Japanese GP 2007 qualifying: Hamilton scores vital pole

Have you been to the Japanese GP?

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It’s the Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji Speedway this weekend and we’re looking for F1 fans who’ve been to the new circuit and its former home Suzuka to tell us about their experiences. Photo: Ferrari media Related links Share your experiences of visiting the Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji Speedway Share your experiences of visiting … Continue reading Have you been to the Japanese GP?

F1 in the news 52: Jackie Stewart ‘a halfwit’

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In the F1 news this week FIA president Max Mosley created headlines by describing Jackie Stewart as a ‘certifiable halfwit’. Also this week you can buy Martin Brundle’s old car, find out where Bernie Ecclestone ranked in the 100 Most Important People in (American) Sport and read about the Russian former F1 tester who was … Continue reading F1 in the news 52: Jackie Stewart ‘a halfwit’