Australian Formula One driver Mark Webber admitted on Monday that his chances of lifting the world title last season received a huge blow when he drove the final four races with a broken shoulder.
Sebastian Vettel roared to a Japanese Grand Prix victory on Sunday that he hoped would be ominous for his rivals and auspicious for his Formula One championship hopes.
Jenson Button has been told off for overtaking, and is wary of being pulled over for speeding as well, as he prepares for Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton hoped his bad luck had finally run its course after suffering another setback in Friday`s Japanese Grand Prix practice.
Formula One championship leaders Red Bull dominated first practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday while fired-up title contender Lewis Hamilton crashed his McLaren early in the session.
Australian Casey Stoner stormed to his second successive victory for Ducati at Sunday`s Japanese Grand Prix while MotoGP world champion-elect Jorge Lorenzo finished fourth.
Championship leader Jorge Lorenzo, on course to win his first title, signed a fresh two-year deal to stay with Yamaha, the team said Saturday.
Jenson Button’s stuttering finish to the 2009 Formula One season continued at the Japanese Grand Prix and while Brawn GP teammate Rubens Barrichello may have failed to take full advantage.
Team-by-team analysis of Sunday`s Japanese Formula One Grand Prix (teams listed in championship order):
Jarno Trulli scaled the heights with Toyota at the team’s home Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday but the longed-for summit remained tantalisingly out of reach.
Sebastian Vettel held up Kimi Raikkonen as a shining example on Sunday of why Jenson Button should still feel uneasy about his Formula One championship chances.
Damon Hill told Jenson Button to put his foot down, in every sense, on Sunday after the Formula One leader inched towards the title with another meagre point in Japan.
Force India driver Adrian Sutil
survived three intriguing, crash-strewn qualifying sessions to
join F1 buddy Lewis Hamilton in the second row.
Adrian Sutil underlined his stature as a wet weather specialist by posting the quickest time of today`s rain-marred second practice session ahead of Sunday`s Japanese Grand Prix.
Force India driver Adrian
Sutil says that a suitable track and his previous race
experience at Suzuka gives him confidence of doing well at the
Sunday`s Japanese Grand Prix here.
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