What happens to Lewis Hamilton at Interlagos in just over a week’s time will play a crucial role in shaping our understanding and opinions of a man who is rapidly becoming (or perhaps already is) F1′s most famous driver. And whether the story ends in victory or defeat is not entirely down to him.
Following the recent spate of dubious penalty decisions involving Sebastien Bourdais, Lewis Hamilton (at Fuji and Spa) and Felipe Massa, many F1 drivers have voiced a desire to see a permanent stewards appointed. Ideally they would like one with relevant, recent Grand Prix experience. So who could fit the bill? Here’s a few potential names.
Guest writer Andrew Tsvyk concludes his look at the history of Japanese drivers in Formula 1. See part 1 here. This second instalment covers the likes of Takuma Sato, Kazuki Nakajima and Ukyo Katayama. Plus, the only driver to stand on the podium at his home race.
It’s that time of year when we look ahead to the final round try to figure out who needs to finish where to win which championship. Long-time readers of this site know I don’t think very much of points systems and think they should be scrapped. Bernie Ecclestone thinks so too, and when you look […]
Japan’s Honda engines have won 72 Grands Prix in over two decades of F1 competition. Another Japanese F1 product, Bridgestone tyres, which officially made their first appearance in the series in 1997, have 138 wins. But when will a Japanese driver make it to the top step of the podium? In a two-part series guest […]