Discussions continue about two-day F1 weekends

Discussions continue about two-day F1 weekends

After the reshuffling of events which made up the 2010 Japanese Grand Prix, the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) has confirmed to GPUpdate.net that talks are continuing with regards to introducing a new two-day race weekend format for future seasons.
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  1. Monday 18 October 2010

  2. Discussions continue about two-day F1 weekends 14:37

    Discussions continue about two-day F1 weekends

    After the reshuffling of events which made up the 2010 Japanese Grand Prix, the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) has confirmed to GPUpdate.net that talks…

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  3. Friday 15 October 2010

  4. Jenson Button interview - post-Suzuka reflections 08:30

    Jenson Button interview - post-Suzuka reflections

    McLaren’s Jenson Button looks back on the Japanese Grand Prix where he finished fourth overall, 13.5 seconds off the winner. The Englishman is now 31 points…

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  5. Thursday 14 October 2010

  6. Lewis Hamilton interview: It’s not over yet 09:15

    Lewis Hamilton interview: It’s not over yet

    Lewis Hamilton’s title chances may be bruised after two consecutive retirements and a gearbox problem although the 2008 Champion insists that he is not out of…

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  7. Wednesday 13 October 2010

  8. Mercedes admit mistake over Schumacher strategy 11:29

    Mercedes admit mistake over Schumacher strategy

    James Vowles, Chief Strategist for Mercedes GP, has admitted – with the benefit of hindsight – Michael Schumacher should have pitted one lap later in…

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  9. Tuesday 12 October 2010

  10. Interview with Sam Michael 16:34

    Interview with Sam Michael

    Willliams F1 Technical Director Sam Michael reviews the recent Japanese Grand Prix, the sixteenth round in the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship, where…

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  11. 'Button looked like a sacrificial lamb' 15:58

    'Button looked like a sacrificial lamb'

    Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner has taken a dig at McLaren and has suggested that Jenson Button’s unusual tyre strategy in Sunday's Japanese…

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  12. Force India: We will come back stronger in Korea 15:31

    Force India: We will come back stronger in Korea

    The Force India F1 team has vowed to strike back in Korea in two weeks time following a deeply disappointing Japanese Grand Prix, which unfortunately saw the…

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  13. Mercedes launches inquiry after Rosberg crash 13:15

    Mercedes launches inquiry after Rosberg crash

    Mercedes Team Principal Ross Brawn has promised that there will be a ‘thorough’ investigation to look into what caused the failure that put Nico Rosberg out…

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  14. Ferrari: Alonso’s P3 in line with our game plan 12:05

    Ferrari: Alonso’s P3 in line with our game plan

    Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali has insisted that Fernando Alonso’s third place finish in the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday was a ‘great…

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  15. Massa will ‘surprise’ in last three races, says Montezemolo 11:50

    Massa will ‘surprise’ in last three races, says Montezemolo

    Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo is backing Felipe Massa to come good in the final three grand’s prix, even though the Brazilian endured yet more…

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  16. Lotus: Suzuka result far exceeds any of our expectations 10:53

    Lotus: Suzuka result far exceeds any of our expectations

    Lotus Team Principal Tony Fernandes was very happy following the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday and he has hailed the result - one that should help the squad…

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  17. McLaren: Hamilton won't need new gearbox in Korea 09:26

    McLaren: Hamilton won't need new gearbox in Korea

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh has said a dog-ring failure was probably what caused Lewis Hamilton to lose third gear in the closing stages of last…

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  18. Monday 11 October 2010

  19. Button: We must be more competitive in Korea 10:24

    Button: We must be more competitive in Korea

    Jenson Button was able to salvage fourth place in the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, courtesy of team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s gearbox problem, although the…

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  20. Bridgestone wins Suzuka Box Kart Race 09:58

    Bridgestone wins Suzuka Box Kart Race

    Bridgestone enjoyed another Grand Prix victory in Japan on Sunday, which of course is no surprise considering the Tokyo-based company has been Formula 1’s…

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  21. ‘I will now be trying my very best’ - Massa 09:20

    ‘I will now be trying my very best’ - Massa

    Felipe Massa has described his Japanese Grand Prix as ‘cursed’, having caused much damage to both his Ferrari and the Force India of Vitantonio Liuzzi after…

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  22. Sunday 10 October 2010

  23. Best HRT result for Yamamoto at home 12:09

    Best HRT result for Yamamoto at home

    Although he may have been the final finisher at Suzuka, Sakon Yamamoto’s classification of sixteen place is officially his best since joining Hispania Racing.…

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  24. Lotus delighted with ‘wicked’ race 12:03

    Lotus delighted with ‘wicked’ race

    Lotus Racing notched up a highly important twelfth place finish with Heikki Kovalainen in Japan, as the position confirms that the team is now closing in on…

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  25. Double retirement plagues Force India 11:48

    Double retirement plagues Force India

    Both Force India drivers were removed from Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix through no fault of their own. Vitantonio Liuzzi was the first, being smashed into by…

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  26. Race of mixed fortunes for Mercedes 11:39

    Race of mixed fortunes for Mercedes

    Until just six laps from the end of the Japanese Grand Prix, Mercedes Grand Prix was set for a collection of fourteen points for sixth and seventh places.…

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  27. Buemi makes a point for Toro Rosso 11:23

    Buemi makes a point for Toro Rosso

    Toro Rosso scored its first points finish since late June on Sunday, courtesy of Sébastien Buemi’s tenth place finish in the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.…

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  28. Kobayashi thrilled with seventh place 11:07

    Kobayashi thrilled with seventh place

    Sauber's Kamui Kobayashi absolutely delighted Japanese race fans at Suzuka on Sunday, repaying thousands – who had put up with the miserable weather of 24…

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  29. Petrov penalised but Massa escapes punishment 10:56

    Petrov penalised but Massa escapes punishment

    FIA race stewards at Suzuka have announced that Renault’s Vitaly Petrov has received a five-place grid drop penalty for the next race in Korea after hitting…

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  30. 09:40

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Suzuka

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  31. Button questions Suzuka tyre strategy 09:39

    Button questions Suzuka tyre strategy

    Reigning World Champion Jenson Button lost yet more ground in the quest to retain his title on Sunday, with McLaren having opted to run the Frome man long in a…

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  32. Alonso: Podiums will still be enough 09:29

    Alonso: Podiums will still be enough

    Fernando Alonso believes that achieving a rostrum result at all remaining races will still be sufficient for picking up this year’s crown, despite seeing the…

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  33. Webber: A very good day for me 09:22

    Webber: A very good day for me

    Although he may have been beaten by Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel at Suzuka, Mark Webber was delighted to have finished second and retained his Drivers’…

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  34. Vettel: The car was magnificent today 09:18

    Vettel: The car was magnificent today

    Sebastian Vettel clinched the Japanese Grand Prix for the second consecutive season on Sunday, becoming only the second driver to do so at Suzuka after Mika…

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  35. Hamilton lamenting lack of consistency 09:02

    Hamilton lamenting lack of consistency

    Sunday in Japan saw Lewis Hamilton score his first points since taking victory in the Belgian Grand Prix some six weeks ago. However, gearbox problems which…

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  36. 08:45

    Japanese Grand Prix: Full results

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  37. Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 in Japanese GP 08:38

    Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 in Japanese GP

    Sebastian Vettel has won the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka for the second consecutive year, leading home Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber who retains his…

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  38. Hülkenberg: A yellow arrow crashed into me 07:58

    Hülkenberg: A yellow arrow crashed into me

    Nico Hülkenberg was one of four drivers to retire on the opening lap of Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix, having made contact with Vitaly Petrov off the line.…

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  39. Kubica out after losing wheel at Suzuka 07:34

    Kubica out after losing wheel at Suzuka

    Renault's Robert Kubica made a great start to split the Red Bulls in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix, only to then lose his right-rear wheel under Safety Car…

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  40. Major crash for di Grassi on out-lap 06:37

    Major crash for di Grassi on out-lap

    Lucas di Grassi has destroyed his Virgin Racing car while on his reconnaissance to the grid on Sunday afternoon at Suzuka. The Brazilian's car, which was set…

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  41. 04:23

    Japanese Grand Prix: Starting grid

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  42. Webber: I can get good points from here 04:22

    Webber: I can get good points from here

    World Championship leader Mark Webber starts second in this afternoon’s Japanese Grand Prix, ahead of all rivals bar Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel.…

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  43. Tenth place probably the maximum, says Schumacher 04:16

    Tenth place probably the maximum, says Schumacher

    Suzuka specialist Michael Schumacher was just able to sneak through into Suzuka’s top ten qualifying shootout on Sunday morning before going on to qualify…

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  44. Williams protests over Hamilton impediment 04:00

    Williams protests over Hamilton impediment

    The Williams team had lodged a protest to the FIA stewards following Sunday qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix, claiming that the McLaren of Lewis Hamilton…

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  45. Singapore clash reason for Hamilton gearbox change 03:52

    Singapore clash reason for Hamilton gearbox change

    Lewis Hamilton has revealed that it was his Singapore Grand Prix collision with Mark Webber that forced McLaren to change his gearbox at Suzuka on Saturday…

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  46. Vettel: The best is yet to come 03:42

    Vettel: The best is yet to come

    It was a highly confident Sebastian Vettel who entered the post-qualifying Japanese Grand Prix press conference on Sunday morning at Suzuka, having picked up…

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  47. 03:07

    Japanese GP: Full Qualifying results

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  48. Vettel heads all-Red Bull front row at Suzuka 03:06

    Vettel heads all-Red Bull front row at Suzuka

    Sebastian Vettel collected his second consecutive Japanese Grand Prix pole position on Sunday morning following the postponement of qualifying on a soaking…

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  49. Saturday 9 October 2010

  50. 13:31

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Suzuka

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  51. Five-place grid penalty for Hamilton 13:30

    Five-place grid penalty for Hamilton

    Following two DNFs at the Italian and Singapore Grand Prix respectively, Lewis Hamilton faces another disappointment as the McLaren driver has received a…

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  52. BBC confirms new TV schedule for Sunday 09:21

    BBC confirms new TV schedule for Sunday

    BBC Sport, Formula 1’s broadcaster for the United Kingdom, has confirmed a reshuffled television schedule for Sunday due to the Saturday suspension of…

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  53. Vettel in agreement with qualifying postponement 09:03

    Vettel in agreement with qualifying postponement

    Like most in the Suzuka paddock, championship contender Sebastian Vettel agrees with the decision to suspend qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix, claiming…

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  54. Kobayashi sorry for Japanese fans 08:05

    Kobayashi sorry for Japanese fans

    All credit must be given to those fans who were not beaten by the rain and remained seated in Suzuka’s grandstands until qualifying was official cancelled on…

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  55. Force India: Qualifying decision the right one 07:59

    Force India: Qualifying decision the right one

    Force India’s Andy Stevenson is in no doubt that FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting was correct to postpone Suzuka’s qualifying session until Sunday morning…

    F1
  56. Qualifying suspended until Sunday morning 07:23

    Qualifying suspended until Sunday morning

    Following a final FIA track inspection shortly before 3:20 pm local time at Suzuka, it has now been confirmed that qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix will…

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  57. Suzuka qualifying delayed for third time 06:53

    Suzuka qualifying delayed for third time

    It has been confirmed by FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting that a third half-hour delay has been put into place for qualifying at Suzuka, which is now almost…

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  58. A further half-hour delay for Suzuka qualifying 06:23

    A further half-hour delay for Suzuka qualifying

    It has been confirmed at Suzuka that a further 30 minutes of delay has been added on Saturday, meaning qualifying will not begin until an hour later than…

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  59. Suzuka qualifying delayed by 30 minutes 06:12

    Suzuka qualifying delayed by 30 minutes

    It has been confirmed that qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix will not begin until 2:30 pm local time at Suzuka, half an hour later than scheduled. However…

    F1
  60. Sunday morning qualifying possible at Suzuka 05:18

    Sunday morning qualifying possible at Suzuka

    It has been confirmed by FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting that qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix could be staged pre-race on Sunday morning, should…

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  61. 04:09

    Japanese GP: Full Practice 3 results

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  62. Two times set as torrential rain hits Suzuka 04:06

    Two times set as torrential rain hits Suzuka

    Only two lap times were posted in Suzuka’s third and final practice session on Saturday morning, with constant rain showers resulting in little visibility and…

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  63. Domenicali not surprised by Red Bull's pace 04:00

    Domenicali not surprised by Red Bull's pace

    Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali was pleased with his team's job on Friday as drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa finished fourth and fifth in…

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  64. Friday 8 October 2010

  65. 15:35

    GPUpdate TV: Button targeting Webber at Suzuka

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  66. 12:57

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at Suzuka

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  67. Suzuka weather update: Heavy rain due on Saturday 12:56

    Suzuka weather update: Heavy rain due on Saturday

    As feared by almost all drivers in the Japanese Grand Prix paddock, a heavy rain shower is set to hit Suzuka and also almost certainly affect at least third…

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  68. Schumacher not given ultimatum, vows Haug 12:41

    Schumacher not given ultimatum, vows Haug

    Mercedes’ Norbert Haug has responded to word in the German press that Michael Schumacher has been told to up his game or leave the team ahead of the 2011…

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  69. D’Ambrosio: Suzuka like an ‘Asian Spa’ 12:23

    D’Ambrosio: Suzuka like an ‘Asian Spa’

    Jérôme d’Ambrosio was mightily impressed with Japan’s Suzuka Circuit as he took to the track with Virgin Racing in the first 90-minute practice session on…

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