Nakajima determined to return

Nakajima determined to return

Kazuki Nakajima has vowed not to give up on his Formula 1 chances for the future after being left on the sidelines prior to the start of the upcoming season. The former Williams driver had hoped to compete with Serbian hopefuls Stefan Grand Prix although - despite a failure to enter from US F1 - the Belgrade-based squad was not granted a spot on the grid.
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  1. Sunday 27 November 2011

  2. 14:00

    F1 photos: Nakajima drives 2009 Toyota at Fuji

    F1
  3. Tuesday 3 May 2011

  4. 11:58

    Istanbul Memories: Fisichella flies over Nakajima, 2008

    F1
  5. Wednesday 10 March 2010

  6. Nakajima determined to return 11:35

    Nakajima determined to return

    Kazuki Nakajima has vowed not to give up on his Formula 1 chances for the future after being left on the sidelines prior to the start of the upcoming season.…

    F1
  7. Monday 22 February 2010

  8. Nakajima targets title attack 13:06

    Nakajima targets title attack

    Daisuke Nakajima plans to waste no time in challenging for the British Formula 3 title this season, having been confirmed at Räikkönen Robertson Racing for…

    F3
  9. Monday 23 November 2009

  10. Nakajima future in Toyota's hands 10:49

    Nakajima future in Toyota's hands

    Kazuki Nakajima has explained that his immediate Formula 1 future currently rests with Toyota. Despite never having raced with the now departed red and white…

    F1
  11. Wednesday 18 November 2009

  12. Drivers preparing for Toyota Motor Sport Festival 03:00

    Drivers preparing for Toyota Motor Sport Festival

    Although Toyota may not be continuing in Formula One next year, its drivers will be attending the Toyota Motor Sport Festival at the Fuji Speedway this weekend.…

    F1
  13. Tuesday 20 October 2009

  14. Rod Nelson interview: Double trouble in Brazil 06:00

    Rod Nelson interview: Double trouble in Brazil

    The Brazilian Grand Prix saw, not only the first non-finish of the year for Nico Rosberg, but a double retirement for the Williams team. Chief Operations…

    F1
  15. Sunday 18 October 2009

  16. Gearbox and crash end Williams' day 23:02

    Gearbox and crash end Williams' day

    Having won its last Grand Prix in Brazil five years ago, the 2005 and 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix saw both Williams retire on the first lap. Although the race may…

    F1
  17. Wednesday 7 October 2009

  18. Suzuka highlights F1 changes 06:00

    Suzuka highlights F1 changes

    Formula One's return to Suzuka at the weekend showed just how much the cars have changed since our last visit to the Japanese venue in 2006. Now with a single…

    F1
  19. Saturday 3 October 2009

  20. Disappointing qualifying result for Williams drivers 10:31

    Disappointing qualifying result for Williams drivers

    Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima expected to do much better in Saturday's qualifying session at the Suzuka circuit. The Williams duo qualified themselves in…

    F1
  21. Nakajima disappointed with grid position 08:53

    Nakajima disappointed with grid position

    It was a short-lived qualifying session for local favourite Kazuki Nakajima at Suzuka. The Williams driver was eliminated from qualifying at the earliest…

    F1
  22. Tuesday 29 September 2009

  23. Nakajima all set for home Grand Prix 10:39

    Nakajima all set for home Grand Prix

    Kazuki Nakajima will once again be the sole Japanese representative at his home Grand Prix this weekend. The Williams driver looks forward to his premiere…

    F1
  24. Tuesday 22 September 2009

  25. Nakajima hoping for better Singapore lighting 11:47

    Nakajima hoping for better Singapore lighting

    Despite giving Singapore and its Marina Bay street circuit high amounts of praise, Kazuki Nakajima is hoping for small improvements with the artificial lighting…

    F1
  26. Sunday 20 September 2009

  27. Nakajima: Now or never 17:00

    Nakajima: Now or never

    Williams racer Kazuki Nakajima has admitted that, to stand any chance of securing a drive next year, he must turn his promising performances into points…

    F1
  28. Tuesday 15 September 2009

  29. Rod Nelson interview: Williams improvement imminent 04:00

    Rod Nelson interview: Williams improvement imminent

    The Italian Grand Prix proved to be a huge disappointment for the Williams team, as Nico Rosberg's run of eight straight points finishes finally came to an end.…

    F1
  30. Tuesday 8 September 2009

  31. Williams pairing ready for 'passionate' Italy 11:34

    Williams pairing ready for 'passionate' Italy

    2001 was the last time Williams took a race winner's trophy home from Monza after Columbian Juan-Pablo Montoya broke his duck to claim his first Grand Prix win.…

    F1
  32. Tuesday 1 September 2009

  33. Sam Michael interview: Improvements needed at Williams 14:25

    Sam Michael interview: Improvements needed at Williams

    Williams F1 Technical Director Sam Michael has admitted that the Williams-Toyota was not on the pace at Spa and expects a similar problem at Monza next time…

    F1
  34. Saturday 22 August 2009

  35. Engine cut halts Nakajima charge 17:21

    Engine cut halts Nakajima charge

    Japan's chances of having its sole driver qualifying for Q2 faded in Valencia when Kazuki Nakajima became victim of a Toyota engine-related problem on Saturday.…

    F1
  36. Tuesday 18 August 2009

  37. Summer holidays over for Williams drivers 17:21

    Summer holidays over for Williams drivers

    Williams will be heading to Spain this weekend in determined mood on the back of a strong fourth place finish for Nico Rosberg in the Hungarian Grand Prix. With…

    F1
  38. Tuesday 28 July 2009

  39. Sam Michael interview: Valencia ideal for KERS 16:27

    Sam Michael interview: Valencia ideal for KERS

    Williams technical director Sam Michael has explained that the Valencia street circuit, home of the European Grand Prix next month, will be an ideal one for…

    F1
  40. Saturday 25 July 2009

  41. Rosberg aiming for podium finish 17:58

    Rosberg aiming for podium finish

    Nico Rosberg is pleased to be starting fifth on the grid in the Hungarian Grand Prix after Saturday's action-packed qualifying session. On a circuit which has…

    F1
  42. Monday 20 July 2009

  43. 13:41

    Photos: Moscow City Racing 2009

    F1
  44. Wednesday 15 July 2009

  45. Sam Michael interview: More upgrades to come 05:30

    Sam Michael interview: More upgrades to come

    The Williams team has enjoyed a better first half to this season in comparison with last year as it lies in the top five of the constructors' championship.…

    F1
  46. Friday 10 July 2009

  47. New Friday tactics for Williams 20:53

    New Friday tactics for Williams

    Nico Rosberg explained that building up tyre temperatures in conditions such as those seen at the Nürburgring on Friday was a challenge in two sessions where…

    F1
  48. Tuesday 7 July 2009

  49. End of holidays for Williams drivers 12:02

    End of holidays for Williams drivers

    Williams drivers Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima have been enjoying the three-week break between the British and German Grands Prix by spending free time in…

    F1
  50. Wednesday 1 July 2009

  51. Williams to celebrate 40 years at Goodwood 12:36

    Williams to celebrate 40 years at Goodwood

    The Williams team will be celebrating the end of its fourth decade at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. Established in 1979, the Formula One outfit…

    F1
  52. Nakajima 'better' than last year 06:00

    Nakajima 'better' than last year

    Although his results may be deceptive, Kazuki Nakajima is confident that luck will soon head his way after demonstrating promising pace at Silverstone two…

    F1
  53. Sunday 21 June 2009

  54. Williams moves up to fifth in championship standings 17:58

    Williams moves up to fifth in championship standings

    The Williams Formula 1 team is now in fifth place after Nico Rosberg's fifth place finish at Sunday's British Grand Prix. Rosberg scored another four points for…

    F1
  55. Saturday 20 June 2009

  56. Career-best qualifying for Nakajima 18:16

    Career-best qualifying for Nakajima

    Kazuki Nakajima was more than satisified to have registered his best ever Formula One qualifying result at Silverstone on Saturday. The Japanese driver, who…

    F1
  57. Monday 15 June 2009

  58. Williams continues KERS development 13:55

    Williams continues KERS development

    The Williams team will not be debuting its KERS unit at the British Grand Prix this weekend, but continues to develop the system for use later in the year.…

    F1
  59. Tuesday 9 June 2009

  60. Q&A with Sam Michael 05:00

    Q&A with Sam Michael

    The Williams team was pleased to have returned to the top eight at last weekend's Turkish Grand Prix. Making great use of a strong start at Istanbul Park…

    F1
  61. Sunday 7 June 2009

  62. Williams back in the points 19:36

    Williams back in the points

    Nico Rosberg and the Williams team made a welcome return to the points in Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix as the German driver completed a strong race to finish…

    F1
  63. Saturday 6 June 2009

  64. Tyre choice critical for Rosberg 17:58

    Tyre choice critical for Rosberg

    Nico Rosberg admits that his selection of tyre choices for Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix could make or break the afternoon, in terms of which order to use the two…

    F1
  65. Monday 1 June 2009

  66. Williams optimistic for points finish 14:52

    Williams optimistic for points finish

    The Williams team will be aiming for a points finish in the upcoming Turkish Grand Prix. With Brawn, Red Bull are now Ferrari cementing their places as regular…

    F1
  67. Sunday 24 May 2009

  68. Williams scores three points in Monaco 18:35

    Williams scores three points in Monaco

    Williams F1 driver Nico Rosberg has once again scored valuable points for the Williams F1 team. Team-mate Kazuki Nakajima failed to score any points as the…

    F1
  69. Saturday 23 May 2009

  70. Top ten results for Williams 17:53

    Top ten results for Williams

    The Williams team was happy to have secured top ten positions for both drivers in qualifying for this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix. With unusual names towards…

    F1
  71. Monday 18 May 2009

  72. Nakajima: Monaco is 'just another destination' 18:29

    Nakajima: Monaco is 'just another destination'

    Unlike most drivers Kazuki Nakajima isn't that excited to travel to Monaco this week for the sixth round in the 2009 Formula One championship. The Williams…

    F1
  73. Monday 4 May 2009

  74. Nakajima revitalised by break 14:00

    Nakajima revitalised by break

    Kazuki Nakajima is happy to be returning to Europe after the first quartet of races in Australia, Malaysia, China and Bahrain. A crash in Melbourne was followed…

    F1
  75. Sunday 26 April 2009

  76. No points for Williams at Sakhir 18:40

    No points for Williams at Sakhir

    Another difficult Grand Prix for the Williams teams yielded no reward in Bahrain, as Nico Rosberg missed a point by just over five seconds and Kazuki Nakajima…

    F1
  77. Tuesday 21 April 2009

  78. Williams ready to race in the desert 05:00

    Williams ready to race in the desert

    The Williams team is all set to make a return to Bahrain this weekend, as the second pair of back-to-back weekends in 2009 meets its conclusion. It has been a…

    F1
  79. Sunday 19 April 2009

  80. Dismal afternoon for Williams 17:53

    Dismal afternoon for Williams

    Shanghai produced a tough afternoon for the Williams team, which approached the Chinese Grand Prix with a view to scoring points. Nico Rosberg, after qualifying…

    F1
  81. Friday 17 April 2009

  82. Williams within touching distance 12:09

    Williams within touching distance

    Nico Rosberg has good reason to be confident after finishing just fractions of a second behind Jenson Button in Friday's second practice session. The two…

    F1
  83. Friday 3 April 2009

  84. Williams looking impressive at Sepang 12:24

    Williams looking impressive at Sepang

    The Williams team shone once again in practice at Sepang, with both Rosberg and Nakajima heading the timesheets at the end of the first pracice session, as they…

    F1
  85. Sunday 29 March 2009

  86. Nakajima uninjured following accident 13:04

    Nakajima uninjured following accident

    Kazuki Nakajima escaped unharmed from his large impact in the Australian Grand Prix after as Williams-Toyota hit a concrete wall. The Japanese driver, having…

    F1
  87. Thursday 19 March 2009

  88. Nakajima fastest on final day of testing 18:17

    Nakajima fastest on final day of testing

    Thursday was the last day of testing for the two teams left at Jerez; Kazuki Nakajima and Heikki Kovalainen were the only two drivers in the south of Spain with…

    F1
  89. Tuesday 17 March 2009

  90. Williams scraps 'skate fins' 12:01

    Williams scraps 'skate fins'

    The Williams team will not be running the 'skate fins' on either side of the cockpit in 2009, the team has said; a spokesperson for the Grove-based outfit…

    F1
  91. Tuesday 2 December 2008

  92. An interview with Kazuki Nakajima 12:57

    An interview with Kazuki Nakajima

    Kazuki Nakajima enjoyed his first full season in Formula 1 this year at the Williams Formula One team. The Japanese driver joined Nico Rosberg as the team's…

    F1
  93. Friday 10 October 2008

  94. Nakajima enjoys first day at Fuji Speedway 10:34

    Nakajima enjoys first day at Fuji Speedway

    Clear conditions in the region today allowed Mount Fuji to provide a stunning back-drop for Formula One's practice sessions in advance of Sunday's Japanese…

    F1
  95. Nakajima pleased with his first F1 season so far 05:00

    Nakajima pleased with his first F1 season so far

    Williams F1 driver Kazuki Nakajima secured his future in Formula 1 last week when his team announced the Japanese driver and team mate Nico Rosberg as the…

    F1
  96. Thursday 9 October 2008

  97. F1 drivers: It's a shame to see Canada go 14:39

    F1 drivers: It's a shame to see Canada go

    Most Formula One drivers feel sad to see the Canadian Grand Prix being dropped from next year's calendar. The experienced F1 drivers came to Montreal every year…

    F1
  98. Tuesday 7 October 2008

  99. Nakajima feels weight of Japanese fans' expectation 08:00

    Nakajima feels weight of Japanese fans' expectation

    As the only Japanese driver currently racing in the F1 field, Kazuki Nakajima feels the weight of his country's expectations on his shoulders as he prepares…

    F1
  100. Thursday 2 October 2008

  101. Williams retains Rosberg and Nakajima for 2009 11:02

    Williams retains Rosberg and Nakajima for 2009

    Williams has confirmed an unchanged driver line-up for the 2009 season, with Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima retained as the team's race drivers, while Nico…

    F1
  102. Thursday 21 August 2008

  103. Nakajima in hopeful mood 07:00

    Nakajima in hopeful mood

    Williams driver Kazuki Nakajima is in hopeful mood that he can enjoy a competitive race this weekend in Valencia.  The rising Japanese star has seen his…

    F1
  104. Sunday 3 August 2008

  105. Race soon to forget for Williams 18:01

    Race soon to forget for Williams

    The Williams Formula 1 team had one of their most difficult race weekends of the season so far. The team never really got close to the top ten from the start of…

    F1
  106. Saturday 2 August 2008

  107. Hydraulic problems halted Rosberg's session 17:19

    Hydraulic problems halted Rosberg's session

    Nico Rosberg managed to qualify himself into the second qualifying session but the German was unable to complete any lap in that session. After the qualifying…

    F1
  108. Thursday 17 July 2008

  109. Nakajima well prepared for Hockenheim 07:00

    Nakajima well prepared for Hockenheim

    Fresh from scoring his eighth point of the season at the British Grand Prix, Williams rookie Kazuki Nakajima is facing up to a circuit he is not overly familiar…

    F1
  110. Saturday 5 July 2008

  111. Difficult qualifying session for Williams 17:18

    Difficult qualifying session for Williams

    AT&T Williams had a difficult qualifying session for Sunday's British Grand Prix at Silverstone today. Having suffered with an unresolved suspension issue all…

    F1
  112. Friday 4 July 2008

  113. Mixed day for Williams drivers 19:47

    Mixed day for Williams drivers

    It was a busy day of preparation work for the Williams drivers at Silverstone today. At the team's home track, drivers Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima, having…

    F1
  114. Monday 23 June 2008

  115. Williams: Nakajima has a long future in F1 13:10

    Williams: Nakajima has a long future in F1

    Williams F1 founder expects his driver Kazuki Nakjima to stick around in Formula 1. Williams offered Nakajima his debut in Formula 1 at the Brazilian Grand Prix…

    F1
  116. Friday 20 June 2008

  117. Productive day for Williams drivers 17:50

    Productive day for Williams drivers

    The Williams team had a productive day of free practice at the Circuit de Nevers in Magny-Cours today according to its drivers. Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima…

    F1
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