Hamilton blames Massa for crash

Hamilton blames Massa for crash

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton has accused title rival Felipe Massa of deliberately running into him in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. The two collided in the second lap as Massa tried to pass Hamilton. According to Hamilton though Massa was far too aggressive.
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2008 Japanese Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Monday 13 October 2008

  2. Hamilton blames Massa for crash 13:27

    Hamilton blames Massa for crash

    Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton has accused title rival Felipe Massa of deliberately running into him in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. The...

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  3. Sunday 12 October 2008

  4. A point and a crash for Red Bull 12:33

    A point and a crash for Red Bull

    Red Bull Racing scored a point in the Japanese Grand Prix after Sebastian Bourdais was penalised and Webber promoted to eighth. Team mate David Coulthard's...

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  5. Ferrari salvages eight crucial points 12:06

    Ferrari salvages eight crucial points

    Ferrari scored eight points in the Japanese Grand Prix, thanks to a third place for Kimi Raikkonen and a seventh for Felipe Massa. With this result, Ferrari...

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  6. Kubica takes BMW's eleventh podium of season 11:54

    Kubica takes BMW's eleventh podium of season

    In the Japanese Grand Prix the BMW Sauber F1 Team claimed its eleventh podium of the 2008 season. Robert Kubica finished second in Fuji, coming from sixth...

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  7. McLaren reels from major blow 11:31

    McLaren reels from major blow

    McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton finished the Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji in 12th place; he was pushed into a spin by title contender Felipe Massa on...

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  8. Second win crowns major Renault pay day 11:15

    Second win crowns major Renault pay day

    Just two weeks after taking victory in Singapore, Fernando Alonso delivered another magnificent performance to win today's Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji...

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  9. Bourdais penalty hands Massa extra point 11:01

    Bourdais penalty hands Massa extra point

    Sebastian Bourdais has been given a 25-second penalty added to his race time which drops him from sixth to tenth and gives Felipe Massa an extra point, now...

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  10. No joy for Williams in Japan 10:53

    No joy for Williams in Japan

    Williams brought both FW30s home in today's Japanese Grand Prix but were unable to add any points to the team's Constructors' total. Nico Rosberg lost...

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  11. Four home points for Toyota 10:26

    Four home points for Toyota

    Toyota savoured four more points in its home Grand Prix at Fuji as Jarno Trulli finished the race in fifth place. Team mate Timo Glock retired with damage...

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  12. Pointless day for Honda 10:06

    Pointless day for Honda

    At the conclusion of an eventful Japanese Grand Prix, the Honda team's Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button finished in 13th and 14th positions...

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  13. Mixed feelings for Force India 09:46

    Mixed feelings for Force India

    The Japanese Grand Prix race weekend that started so full of promise ultimately ended in disappointment for both Force India Formula One Team drivers....

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  14. Hamilton admits mistake, vows to stay aggressive 09:29

    Hamilton admits mistake, vows to stay aggressive

    Lewis Hamilton held his hand up to mistakes in his very aggressive start to the Japanese Grand Prix but insisted that he goes to China to fight for the race...

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  15. Delighted Alonso celebrates victory 09:14

    Delighted Alonso celebrates victory

    A delighted Fernando Alonso was celebrating his second win of the season after the Japanese Grand Prix in which he kept his head to outclass the field and...

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  16. Untouchable Alonso storms to second victory 08:55

    Untouchable Alonso storms to second victory

    Fernando Alonso stormed to his second win in two races ahead of Robert Kubica and Kimi Raikkonen in the Japanese Grand Prix. The former champion seized the...

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  17. 05:24

    Photos: Sunday at Fuji

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  18. Saturday 11 October 2008

  19. Ferrari faces uphill battle 11:54

    Ferrari faces uphill battle

    Ferrari's qualifying performance for the Japanese Grand Prix resulted in one car on the front row and the other on the third. Kimi Raikkonen was second...

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  20. Williams struggles in qualifying 11:37

    Williams struggles in qualifying

    The grey skies and rain showers of this morning cleared to deliver dry conditions for qualifying for tomorrow's second Japanese Grand Prix to be held at the...

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  21. Another double top ten for Toro Rosso 11:29

    Another double top ten for Toro Rosso

    Scuderia Toro Rosso continued to outshine sister team Red Bull Racing as both Sebastian Vettel and Sebastien Bourdais made it into the top ten again,...

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  22. McLaren delighted with qualifying 11:19

    McLaren delighted with qualifying

    McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix from pole position after setting a time of 1m18.404 in the final moments of...

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  23. Back row again for Force India 11:13

    Back row again for Force India

    The Force India Formula One Team will start the 2008 Japanese Grand Prix with Adrian Sutil and Giancarlo Fisichella in 19th and 20th positions respectively....

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  24. BMW hopes rest with Kubica 11:05

    BMW hopes rest with Kubica

    While Robert Kubica came sixth in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix, Nick Heidfeld just missed getting into Q2 when he was 16th in Q1. In hindsight,...

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  25. Honda continues to struggle at Fuji 10:22

    Honda continues to struggle at Fuji

    Qualifying at the Fuji Speedway ended in disappointment for the Honda Racing F1 Team today and Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button will now share the ninth...

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  26. 10:18

    Photos: Saturday at Fuji

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  27. Mixed result at Red Bull Racing 10:16

    Mixed result at Red Bull Racing

    At the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team David Coulthard was reasonably happy with his eleventh position in qualifying even though he only just missed out by...

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  28. Toyota team make it into top ten 10:12

    Toyota team make it into top ten

    Both Toyota drivers were pleased with Saturday's performance in qualifying as they qualified themselves in the top ten for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. At...

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  29. Massa laments lack of grip 09:16

    Massa laments lack of grip

    Felipe Massa saw his chances of overhauling a seven-point gap to title rival Lewis Hamilton take a blow in qualifying as he struggled in final qualifying,...

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  30. Hamilton happy on pole 09:08

    Hamilton happy on pole

    Lewis Hamilton was not only a happy man to have taken pole position at Fuji after two races in which he has endured rather dramatic qualifying sessions, but...

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  31. Hamilton takes Japanese pole 09:01

    Hamilton takes Japanese pole

    Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on his final lap during qualifying to qualify ahead of Kim Raikkonen and Heikki Kovalainen....

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  32. Kubica on top in wet free practice 06:09

    Kubica on top in wet free practice

    Robert Kubica ended on top of the time sheets in Saturday morning's free practice session in wet conditions. The session started extremely wet but towards...

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  33. Friday 10 October 2008

  34. Bridgestone expects grip to improve during the weekend 15:00

    Bridgestone expects grip to improve during the weekend

    In Friday's two free practice session the Formula 1 drivers used Bridgestone's medium and soft compound. For the Japanese Grand Prix both dry compounds...

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  35. Trouble-free day for McLaren 13:50

    Trouble-free day for McLaren

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen emerged third and ninth respectively from Friday's second free practice session for the...

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  36. Positive day for Toro Rosso 13:46

    Positive day for Toro Rosso

    Scuderia Toro Rosso had another positive day of practice at Fuji with Sebastian Vettel finishing the day seventh fastest and team mate Bourdais in...

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  37. Webber gives Red Bull hope 13:38

    Webber gives Red Bull hope

    Mark Webber gave Red Bull Racing hope of a good finish in this weekend's Japamese Grand Prix after finishing Friday practice sixth fastest while team mate...

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  38. Mixed Friday for BMW 13:29

    Mixed Friday for BMW

    Both the BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers completed their usual programme during the first free practice sessions in preparation for the 2008 Japanese Grand Prix...

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  39. Force India upbeat after practice 13:17

    Force India upbeat after practice

    2006 Japanese F3 champion Adrian Sutil used his extensive experience of the Fuji track to finish inside the top 12 in the first practice session, just over...

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  40. Honda looking for more pace 13:06

    Honda looking for more pace

    Honda began the on-track preparations for its home Grand Prix at the Fuji Speedway in Japan today with race drivers Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button...

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  41. Ferrari happy with Friday progress 12:51

    Ferrari happy with Friday progress

    Two races in three hours of free practice: that's the outcome in kilometres of the Friday of the Japanese Grand Prix for the Ferrari drivers. Kimi Raikkonen...

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  42. Strong start for Toyota at home track 11:07

    Strong start for Toyota at home track

    The Toyota Formula 1 team showed a stunning start of the weekend by topping the time sheets at the end of day 1 at the Fuji Speedway. Timo Glock completed...

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  43. Renault shows encouraging pace at Fuji 10:54

    Renault shows encouraging pace at Fuji

    With last year's race weekend having been almost entirely dominated by wet weather, the team was keen to make the most of today's dry track with Fernando...

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  44. 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...

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  45. Glock fastest on Friday 09:38

    Glock fastest on Friday

    Toyota driver Timo Glock completed Friday's fastest lap at the Fuji Speedway. The German topped the time sheets for most of the session. He ended only just...

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  46. 06:36

    Photos: Friday at Fuji

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  47. Hamilton leads first practice in Japan 05:37

    Hamilton leads first practice in Japan

    Lewis Hamilton completed the fastest lap in Friday morning's first free practice session at the Fuji Speedway. He was closely followed by his championship...

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  48. 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...

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  49. Thursday 9 October 2008

  50. New engine for Glock 16:15

    New engine for Glock

    The Toyota Formula 1 team has revealed it has changed Timo Glock's engine for this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix. Glock used a new engine at the Singapore...

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  51. 11:15

    Photos: Thursday at Fuji

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  52. Japanese Grand Prix technical preview 07:00

    Japanese Grand Prix technical preview

    The Fuj Speedway mixes very slow corners with a long main straight designed to encourage overtaking manoeuvres. The teams therefore need to adopt a...

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  53. Wednesday 8 October 2008

  54. Bridgestone to introduce green tyres in Japan 16:16

    Bridgestone to introduce green tyres in Japan

    Formula One will show its support for the FIA's Make Cars Green campaign by running on specially prepared green-grooved tyres at the Japanese Grand Prix....

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  55. Fuji Speedway snapshot 06:00

    Fuji Speedway snapshot

    Fuji Speedway is still a relative unknown in Formula One. Although the circuit debuted on the calendar last year, the majority of data collated was...

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  56. Tuesday 7 October 2008

  57. Ferrari bring back lollipop man 12:38

    Ferrari bring back lollipop man

    The Ferrari Formula 1 team will introduce the old fashion lollipop man again at the upcoming Japanese Grand Prix. After the pitstop drama in Singapore where...

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  58. Toyota targets podium finish at home Grand Prix 11:11

    Toyota targets podium finish at home Grand Prix

    The Toyota Formula 1 team is looking forward to its home Grand Prix this weekend at the Fuji Speedway - the track owned by Toyota Motor Corporation. The...

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  59. Trulli enjoys Japanese support 10:32

    Trulli enjoys Japanese support

    Jarno Trulli is one of the few none-Japanese drivers with a lot of support from the Japanese fans. The Italian has a big group of dedicated fans who come...

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  60. Monday 6 October 2008

  61. Sutil hopes to repeat least year's result 17:41

    Sutil hopes to repeat least year's result

    Force India F1 driver has great memories of the Fuji Speedway. The German scored his first and only point in Formula 1 at the Speedway and hopes to repeat...

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  62. Alonso expects to be competitive in Japan 16:43

    Alonso expects to be competitive in Japan

    After winning the Singapore Grand Prix one week ago Fernando Alonso is determined to continue his strong performance at the upcoming race at the Fuji...

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