2007 Japanese Grand Prix

The 2007 season saw some change as reigning world champion Fernando Alonso finally made his switch from Renault to McLaren. Kimi Raikkonen who had raced for McLaren the previous year was now at Ferrari having replaced Michael Schumacher who had retired. The season developed into fights off the track as McLaren were found guilty in […]

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2005 Japanese Grand Prix

After seasons of Ferrari dominance the form book was changed as Renault and McLaren contested for the Constructors Championship, whilst their two main drivers, Fernando Alonso (Renault) and Kimi Raikkonen (McLaren) battled for the Drivers’ title. Going into the Event Fernando Alonso had clinched his first title at the previous round in Brazil by finishing […]

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1994 Japanese Grand Prix

The 1994 season had been one of tragedy and would change the sport forever. The championship still continued and soon developed into being contested between two drivers, Williams’ Damon Hill and Benetton’s Michael Schumacher. Going into the Event Damon Hill had to win in order to be in with a realistic chance of winning the […]

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1990 Japanese Grand Prix

The second race in the feature is the 1990 Japanese Grand Prix, which has entered Formula One folklore. The 1990 season, once again saw Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost, who was now at Ferrari, battle for the drivers championship. Going into the event The previous round was in Spain and had been won by Prost […]

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1976 Japanese Grand Prix

The first championship event to be held in Japan was in 1976 which is also the first in the feature. Despite being currently held at Suzuka, which has hosted the most Japanese Grand Prix’s, the first race was held in Fuji where it was all about Briton’s James Hunt and Austria’s Niki Lauda. The 1976 […]

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Japanese Grand Prix feature

Earlier in the year I did a feature covering five previous Grand Prix’s that had been held at Monaco. With the Japanese Grand Prix taking place next weekend and it being an important race in Formula One’s folklore, I decided to recount some Japanese Grand Prix’s from yesteryear, starting tomorrow. First held in the 1970’s, […]

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