Japanese fans sue Fuji Speedway

Japanese fans sue Fuji Speedway

A group of Japanese Formula 1 fans will start a case against the organizers of last year's Japanese Grand Prix. According to the group of fans the organizers failed to provide enough toilets and snack bars for the three-day event.
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2007 Japanese Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Tuesday 17 June 2008

  2. Japanese fans sue Fuji Speedway 10:20

    Japanese fans sue Fuji Speedway

    A group of Japanese Formula 1 fans will start a case against the organizers of last year's Japanese Grand Prix. According to the group of fans the...

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  3. Monday 1 October 2007

  4. Fuji Speedway to repay fans 18:34

    Fuji Speedway to repay fans

    The organisers of the Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji International Speedway have said they will repay some fans because their reserved seats did not...

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  5. An interview with Heikki Kovalainen 12:40

    An interview with Heikki Kovalainen

    Heikki Kovalainen scored his first podium finish in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji Speedway. It was also Kovalainen's seventh consecutive points...

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  6. Briatore: The team got everything right 07:00

    Briatore: The team got everything right

    When the Renault team arrived at the Fuji International Speedway on Sunday morning, facing the difficult wet conditions on track, not many of them would...

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  7. Sunday 30 September 2007

  8. Toro Rosso to appeal against 25-second penalty 19:05

    Toro Rosso to appeal against 25-second penalty

    Vitantonio Liuzzi was handed a 25-seconds penalty for overtaking Spyker Formula 1 driver Adrian Sutil in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. According to his team...

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  9. Liuzzi penalised, Sutil gets first point 15:01

    Liuzzi penalised, Sutil gets first point

    Tonio Liuzzi has been given a 25-second penalty added onto his final time at the Japanese Grand Prix after marshals found he had overtaken Adrian Sutil...

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  10. Ferrari hopes for miracle in drivers' fight 14:08

    Ferrari hopes for miracle in drivers' fight

    Ferrar had hoped for more from the Japanese Grand Prix after Kimi Raikkonen managed to recover to third and Felipe Massa finished the day down in sixth...

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  11. Red Bull frustrated with fourth 14:03

    Red Bull frustrated with fourth

    David Coulthard may have finished fourth in today's Japanese Grand Prix, but Red Bull Racing was left feeling frustrated as team mate Mark Webber was on for...

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  12. 13:56

    Photos: Sunday at Fuji

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  13. McLaren celebrates Japanese win 13:37

    McLaren celebrates Japanese win

    McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji Speedway claiming his fourth Formula 1 career victory and the eighth win for...

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  14. Toro Rosso off the mark but rues lost podium 13:12

    Toro Rosso off the mark but rues lost podium

    Tonio Liuzzi took Scuderia Toro Rosso's first point of the season at the Japanese Grand Prix where he finished eighth, but the team was on for a podium...

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  15. Honda misses chance of big points 13:06

    Honda misses chance of big points

    Honda's Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello battled through atrocious weather conditions at Fuji Speedway today to bring their RA107s home in 10th and 11th...

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  16. Spyker within seconds of first point 12:56

    Spyker within seconds of first point

    Spyker was just 4.5secs away from scoring its first World Championship point today at a chaotic, rain-soaked Japanese Grand Prix. Adrian Sutil again drove a...

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  17. Race to forget for Toyota 12:47

    Race to forget for Toyota

    Toyota endured a home race to forget with Jarno Trulli classified 13th while Ralf Schumacher did not finish. The team now heads to the Chinese Grand Prix at...

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  18. Disappointing end to Super Aguri's home Grand Prix 12:27

    Disappointing end to Super Aguri's home Grand Prix

    Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix was not the home race the Super Aguri Formula 1 team was hoping for. The team enjoyed the support from the many Aguri fans in...

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  19. Kovalainen over the moon with second place 12:13

    Kovalainen over the moon with second place

    Heikki Kovalainen took Renault's first podium finish of the season. The team has been going through a rough season but the Japanese Grand Prix, where...

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  20. Difficult race for BMW brings two points 12:06

    Difficult race for BMW brings two points

    The first Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji Speedway for 30 years will be remembered as spectacular and incident packed. The BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers didn't...

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  21. Hamilton - I had Alonso in hand 10:09

    Hamilton - I had Alonso in hand

    Lewis Hamilton insisted he had Fernando Alonso completely in hand at the start of the Japanese Grand Prix when the Spaniard was right on the championship...

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  22. Alonso not throwing in the towel 10:04

    Alonso not throwing in the towel

    Fernando Alonso has said the fight for the championship isn't over just yet. The McLaren driver refuses to through in the towel already and will fight back...

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  23. Ferrari wasn't told about tyres - Kimi 09:45

    Ferrari wasn't told about tyres - Kimi

    Ferrari didn't get the message from race control that all cars should have been equipped with full wet tyres for the start of the Japanese Grand Prix....

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  24. Kovalainen says team deserves podium 09:35

    Kovalainen says team deserves podium

    Heikki Kovalainen was delighted with the best finish of his F1 career in second place, and after fending off a rampant charge from compatriot Kimi Raikkonen...

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  25. Hamilton moves in on title with Japanese win 09:22

    Hamilton moves in on title with Japanese win

    Lewis Hamilton moved a major step closer to clinching the drivers' title by winning a washed-out Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji. Hamilton moves twelve points...

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  26. Saturday 29 September 2007

  27. Webber shines in wet for Red Bull 12:55

    Webber shines in wet for Red Bull

    Mark Webber shone in the wet conditions at Fuji in Japan to qualify in eighth place and will start seventh after Nico Rosberg serves and engine change...

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  28. Disappointing qualifying for Spyker 12:51

    Disappointing qualifying for Spyker

    The Spyker team drivers had a relatively shorter day than hoped for today. Only able to complete one installation lap of the Fuji Speedway this morning as...

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  29. Vettel surprises in final qualifying 12:44

    Vettel surprises in final qualifying

    Sebastian Vettel starred for Scuderia Toro Rosso getting the team into final qualifying for the very first time in its history. He qualified ninth in the...

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  30. Dismal day at home for Super Aguri 12:33

    Dismal day at home for Super Aguri

    Super Aguri drivers Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson endured difficult driving conditions at the Fuji Speedway today. Rolling fog, a usual occurrence for...

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  31. Bittersweet qualifying for Williams 12:26

    Bittersweet qualifying for Williams

    In low visibility, wet conditions, Nico Rosberg recorded the sixth fastest lap time in the qualifying session for tomorrow's Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji...

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  32. Mixed feelings at BMW 12:16

    Mixed feelings at BMW

    It was mixed fortunes for the BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers when the cars took to the wet track for qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji...

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  33. Fifth pole position for Hamilton 12:13

    Fifth pole position for Hamilton

    Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji Speedway from his fifth Formula 1 career pole position....

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  34. Heidfeld in fifth again for BMW 12:09

    Heidfeld in fifth again for BMW

    It's hardly a surprise anymore. Nick Heidfeld qualified his BMW Sauber F1 car in fifth position for Sunday's Grand Prix. Once again the German was 'best of...

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  35. Disappointing result for Renault drivers 12:04

    Disappointing result for Renault drivers

    In today's wet conditions both Renault drivers failed to make it into the final qualifying round. Both Giancarlo Fisichella and team-mate Heikki Kovlainen...

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  36. Button stars for Honda in Toyota's back yard 12:01

    Button stars for Honda in Toyota's back yard

    The Honda Racing F1 Team's Jenson Button will lead the challenge of the Japanese teams in their home grand prix at Fuji tomorrow when he lines up on the...

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  37. Ferrari drivers fairly happy after qualifying 11:56

    Ferrari drivers fairly happy after qualifying

    Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen and Felipe Massa will have to start Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix from row two. Both drivers were reasonably happy with their...

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  38. Frustrating day for Toyota drivers 11:46

    Frustrating day for Toyota drivers

    Panasonic Toyota Racing suffered an extremely frustrating qualifying session for the Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji Speedway, with Jarno Trulli and Ralf...

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  39. Hamilton steals last gasp pole from Alonso 09:04

    Hamilton steals last gasp pole from Alonso

    Lewis Hamilton stole pole position from teammate Fernando Alonso in the dying seconds of qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji. Alonso set the...

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  40. Final practice abandoned due to poor weather 06:12

    Final practice abandoned due to poor weather

    The final practice session for the Japanese Grnad Prix at Fuji was abandoned after just four minutes of track action because of very poor visibility in very...

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  41. 05:43

    Photos: Saturday at Fuji

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  42. Friday 28 September 2007

  43. Toyota hopeful of stronger home race 15:42

    Toyota hopeful of stronger home race

    Toyota got a positive first proper taste of the revamped Fuji Speedway when practice for the Japanese Grand Prix began today. The first session went...

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  44. Ferrari remains optimistic in Japan 12:53

    Ferrari remains optimistic in Japan

    Ferrari ended Friday practice with Massa third and Raikkonen fifth after having set the early pace in the morning session. Despite being nudged out by...

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  45. Renault upbeat after practice 12:46

    Renault upbeat after practice

    Heikki Kovalainen and Giancarlo Fisichella both finished in the top ten after three busy hours of practice, and completed almost two full race distances in...

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  46. Strong start for McLaren 12:39

    Strong start for McLaren

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso emerged fastest from today's second practice session at the Fuji International Speedway. Lewis...

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  47. Toro Rosso lacking speed at Fuji 12:04

    Toro Rosso lacking speed at Fuji

    Scuderia Toro Rosso struggled for pace at Fuji today ending practice with Liuzzi and Vettel eighteenth and nineteenth respectively. "It is a nice circuit...

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  48. Honda hoped for stronger pace 11:47

    Honda hoped for stronger pace

    Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello got their first taste of the new Fuji Speedway circuit today, where the Honda Racing F1 Team's home grand prix got...

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  49. BMW struggles for Fuji pace 11:37

    BMW struggles for Fuji pace

    The Formula 1 circus was excited by its first visit for 30 years to the picturesque landscape of the Japanese mountains and the race track at the foot of...

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  50. Williams pace undone by engine change 11:28

    Williams pace undone by engine change

    As a largely new venue for Formula One, the Williams team spent much of Friday at the Fuji Speedway validating work done by simulation prior to arriving in...

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  51. Spyker upbeat after practice 11:19

    Spyker upbeat after practice

    The Spyker Formula One Team put in some productive work today at the 4.563km Fuji Speedway, Japan, ending the day with Adrian Sutil inside the top ten in...

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  52. Mixed day for Super Aguri 11:08

    Mixed day for Super Aguri

    Like the undulating track of the Fuji Speedway, it was a day of ups and downs for the Super Aguri team. Takuma Sato endured a problem this morning which...

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  53. Red Bull encouraged by early pace 10:20

    Red Bull encouraged by early pace

    Red Bull Racing was encouraged by its early practice pace at Fuji after Coulthard finished Friday in eighth and Mark Webber was not far behind in...

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  54. McLaren fights back in second practice 09:59

    McLaren fights back in second practice

    McLaren fought back in second practice to overhaul Ferrari on the timesheets as Lewis Hamilton finished with a best lap of 1m18.734s at Fuji, 0.2s aheadof...

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  55. Grid penalty for Rosberg 08:47

    Grid penalty for Rosberg

    The Williams Formula 1 team decided already on Friday morning that they will need to change Nico Rosberg's engine on Saturday morning. The change will get...

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  56. 08:38

    Photos: Friday at Fuji

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  57. Raikkonen leads early practice 05:31

    Raikkonen leads early practice

    Kimi Raikkonen led a Ferrari-dominated first practice session at the new Fuji circuit in Japan. The Finn was 0.379s quicker than team mate Felipe Massa and...

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  58. Thursday 27 September 2007

  59. 11:38

    Photos: Thursday at Fuji

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  60. Fuji chassis preview 06:30

    Fuji chassis preview

    The new Fuji circuit is dominated by slow-speed corners, so mechanical grip will be a critical factor. This is likely to push the teams towards a relatively...

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  61. Japanese Grand Prix engine preview 05:30

    Japanese Grand Prix engine preview

    Fuji is not expected to provide a particularly tough test of the V8 engines, but the problems it poses are poles apart. The long main straight will see the...

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  62. Wednesday 26 September 2007

  63. 17:40

    Photos: Preparations at Fuji

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  64. Rosberg confident he can do well in Japan 14:31

    Rosberg confident he can do well in Japan

    Nico Rosberg has said he is, like many other drivers, looking forward to the Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji Speedway. And like many others Rosberg has...

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  65. Raikkonen careful on expectations for Fuji 14:11

    Raikkonen careful on expectations for Fuji

    This morning Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen arrived in Tokyo, ready for the Japanese GP, one of the three last races of this season. After 30 years the...

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  66. Tuesday 25 September 2007

  67. Heidfeld pleased to see new track on F1 calendar 15:39

    Heidfeld pleased to see new track on F1 calendar

    BMW Sauber F1 driver Nick Heidfeld is excited to see the Fuji International Speedway on the Formula 1 calendar this season. The German said he is always...

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  68. Sutil: Fuji is almost like a home track 13:06

    Sutil: Fuji is almost like a home track

    Formula 1 returns to the Fuji Speedway this weekend for the 2007 Japanese Grand Prix. Unlike most F1 drivers Adrian Sutil is very familiar with the track....

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