Championship standings after the Japanese GP (updated)

Lewis Hamilton can win the drivers’ championship at Shanghai next weekend after taking a 12-point lead in the Japanese Grand Prix. But Felipe Massa’s title hopes are over as he fell over 20 points behind in Fuji. Here are the championship results in full.

Hamilton takes crucial win at soaked Fuji

2007 Japanese Grand Prix

Atrocious conditions a the Fuji Speedway and a collision with Robert Kubica failed to put Lewis Hamilton off his stride.

“Fangio: The Life behind the Legend” (Gerald Donaldson, 2003)

Five world championships, 24 wins from 51 starts – benchmarks that for decades the Formula 1 fraternity thought un-surpassable. They have been beaten now, but his victory strike rate and sheer total of championships won – second only to Michael Schumacher – will remain etched in the pages of history. But anyone who came to […]

GP2 Valencia Feature: Petrov leads Campos 1-2

Timo Glock is set to claim the GP2 title in tomorrow’s sprint race after edging further clear of rival Lucas di Grassi in the sprint race at Valencia today. Glock finished seventh in a race that began in damp conditions and saw di Grassi spin off early on. Campos Racing scored a one-two win with […]

‘Minor men’ star in wet qualifying

A wet qualifying session can often be relied upon to mix up the usual running order and give drivers of slower cars a chance to impress. There were no major shocks in this morning’s wet qualifying session at the Fuji Speedway but two of the drivers from the back of the grid did pop up […]

Japanese GP 2007 qualifying: Hamilton scores vital pole

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 […]

F1 in the blogs 43: Visiting Fuji

Want to find out what the Fuji Speedway is like to visit? Check out this week’s top post. Plus, David Coulthard is wearing Colin McRae’s helmet as a tribute – check out the design, Stepneygate the film and history repeating itself in Macau.

What Dennis’s remark to Alonso really meant

Since the espionage hearing details came to light we know just how bad things have been between Ron Dennis and Fernando Alonso since the Hungarian Grand Prix. It makes it very interesting to look back on some of their remarks made between Hungary and the World Motor Sports Council Announcement. Here’s what Dennis said to […]

The Ben Evans Column – DTM’s lesson for F1

I was delighted to see on Sunday that the DTM bosses truly showed where their priorities lie, by depriving the fans in Barcelona together with a large TV audience of anything approaching a race. Yes, withdrawing all your cars makes a statement. Unfortunately for Audi that statement is not ‘Vorsprung Durch Technich’ but rather ‘We […]

Have you been to the Japanese GP?

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 […]