No comeback for Super Aguri

No comeback for Super Aguri

The Super Aguri team will not be making a return to Formula One, its former co-owner has said. With a proposed budget cap in place for next season, the team had seemingly been one of several in the possible line-up for selection by governing body the FIA. Today's news proves, however, that the possibility of seeing the Japanese cars on the grid again was no more than a large rumour. Read more…

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  1. Wednesday 5 December 2012

  2. 22:09

    Video: Davidson on-board, Turkey 2007

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  3. Tuesday 5 June 2012

  4. 05:00

    Video of the Day: Sato elated with sixth place

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  5. Monday 11 May 2009

  6. No comeback for Super Aguri 13:31

    No comeback for Super Aguri

    The Super Aguri team will not be making a return to Formula One, its former co-owner has said. With a proposed budget cap in place for next season, the team had…

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  7. Wednesday 6 May 2009

  8. Super Aguri to return to F1? 11:26

    Super Aguri to return to F1?

    Aguri Suzuki has suggested a possible comeback to Formula One after hearing news of next year's budget cap being imposed by the FIA. The Japanese team, which…

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  9. Saturday 10 May 2008

  10. Brawn backs Fry in Super Aguri row 07:00

    Brawn backs Fry in Super Aguri row

    Honda team principal Ross Brawn has come out fighting for his colleague and team CEO Nick Fry, after the latter has come in for much criticism from some parts…

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  11. Thursday 8 May 2008

  12. Super Aguri F1 team put into administration 11:27

    Super Aguri F1 team put into administration

    There are administrators appointed to search for a buyer for the Super Aguri Formula 1 team. The team decided to stop its activities in Formula One on Tuesday.…

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  13. Sato has no intention to retire 10:10

    Sato has no intention to retire

    Former Super Aguri driver Takuma Sato has said he will try to continue racing in Formula 1. The Japanese driver lost his seat as his team, Super Aguri F1…

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  14. Wednesday 7 May 2008

  15. Davidson determined to return to Formula One 10:14

    Davidson determined to return to Formula One

    For Anthony Davidson it was an unpleasant surprise to hear the sad news on Tuesday morning. The Super Aguri F1 team announced its retirement from the sport due…

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  16. Tuesday 6 May 2008

  17. Honda sad about Aguri's exit 12:25

    Honda sad about Aguri's exit

    The Honda Formula 1 team has said it is sad to see Japanese team Super Aguri withdrawn from Formula One. The Super Aguri team made its announcement on Tuesday…

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  18. Aguri's financial difficulties caused by SS United 10:26

    Aguri's financial difficulties caused by SS United

    On Tuesday morning the Super Aguri Formula 1 team sadly had to announce its withdrawal from Formula 1. The team joined F1 back in 2006 but after 2 full seasons…

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  19. Super Aguri withdraws from Formula 1 10:11

    Super Aguri withdraws from Formula 1

    The Formula 1 circus will have to continue the season with just ten teams in the paddock. Aguri Suzuki has announced the team is unable to continue in Formula…

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  20. Monday 5 May 2008

  21. An interview with Takuma Sato 11:46

    An interview with Takuma Sato

    The situation at Super Aguri is unclear at the moment for many. Not just for the media and fans but even for the team's driver Takuma Sato the team's future is…

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  22. D-Day looms for Super Aguri's saviour in waiting 07:00

    D-Day looms for Super Aguri's saviour in waiting

    Tuesday is D-Day for Super Aguri's saviour in waiting, 50-year-old German industrialists Franz Josef Weigl. The Munich resident's investment plans for the team…

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  23. Sunday 4 May 2008

  24. Honda blocks Super Aguri trucks from Istanbul paddock 20:22

    Honda blocks Super Aguri trucks from Istanbul paddock

    Honda has ordered the struggling Super Aguri team's spares truck and motorhome to be blocked from entering the Istanbul circuit paddock today, GPUpdate.net has…

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  25. Friday 2 May 2008

  26. Super Aguri confirms deal with Weigl is close 18:22

    Super Aguri confirms deal with Weigl is close

    The Super Aguri Formula 1 team confirmed on late Friday afternoon that they are in final discussions concerning an agreement for a substantial shareholding of…

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  27. Sunday 27 April 2008

  28. Mixed fortunes at Super Aguri 18:51

    Mixed fortunes at Super Aguri

    Super Aguri experienced mixed fortunes at the 2008 Spanish Grand Prix today. Takuma Sato took the chequered flag in 13th position, the team's highest placing…

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  29. Saturday 26 April 2008

  30. Super Aguri team well balanced in Spain 17:29

    Super Aguri team well balanced in Spain

    The Super Aguri team has said it is happy with the team's performance in Saturday's qualifying session. The team was able to find a good balance in the…

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  31. Friday 25 April 2008

  32. Super Aguri happy to be racing 19:38

    Super Aguri happy to be racing

    The Super Aguri team has shown unified courage and fighting spirit since its arrival in Montmelo this week for the 2008 Barcelona Grand Prix. Out on track…

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  33. Super Aguri will race this weekend 12:26

    Super Aguri will race this weekend

    The Super Aguri team will compete in this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, the team has confirmed, despite not yet concluding a deal to secure its future. The…

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  34. Thursday 24 April 2008

  35. Super Aguri tight-lipped, but hopeful 17:57

    Super Aguri tight-lipped, but hopeful

    As its future hangs in the balance, the Super Aguri team is being tight-lipped about the ongoing negotiations to secure it's future, but is still hopeful it…

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  36. Tuesday 22 April 2008

  37. Super Aguri on its way to Spain 11:52

    Super Aguri on its way to Spain

    The Super Aguri team trucks are currently travelling to Spain for this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix. It is still uncertain though if the team is able to…

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  38. Friday 18 April 2008

  39. Super Aguri could miss Spanish Grand Prix 12:21

    Super Aguri could miss Spanish Grand Prix

    The Super Aguri Formula 1 team might not be able to attend next week's Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona after the team's potential buyer did not wish to continue…

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  40. Wednesday 16 April 2008

  41. Super Aguri future in doubt 17:03

    Super Aguri future in doubt

    The Super Aguri team will no longer be purchased by the Magma Group, the potential purchasers of the team. In a statement the Japanese team said on Wednesday…

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  42. Wednesday 9 April 2008

  43. Super Aguri unable to attend Barcelona test 13:26

    Super Aguri unable to attend Barcelona test

    The Super Aguri team will once again be unable to join other Formula 1 teams in a three-day test session. While other F1 teams will travel to Barcelona for a…

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  44. Sunday 6 April 2008

  45. Double finish for Super Aguri 17:53

    Double finish for Super Aguri

    Super Aguri drivers Anthony Davidson and Takuma Sato did exactly what the team had planned for this weekend and brought the two SA08A's home to take the…

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  46. Saturday 5 April 2008

  47. Super Aguri struggles at Bahrain 16:01

    Super Aguri struggles at Bahrain

    Super Aguri made steady progress during Free Practice this morning and team drivers Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson were satisfied with the work that the team…

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  48. Sunday 23 March 2008

  49. Two-car finish for Super Aguri 12:22

    Two-car finish for Super Aguri

    Super Aguri drivers Anthony Davidson and Takuma Sato endured extremely hot and humid weather conditions to bring both cars home at the end of the 2008 Malaysian…

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  50. Super Aguri team delighted with double finish 11:59

    Super Aguri team delighted with double finish

    The Super Aguri Formula 1 team was happy to see both Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson finish the Malaysian Grand Prix. The team finished in fifteenth and…

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  51. Saturday 22 March 2008

  52. Super Aguri encouraged by qualifying 09:52

    Super Aguri encouraged by qualifying

    Super Aguri experienced an encouraging day, as both Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson found a small improvement in pace for the second day of the 2008 Malaysian…

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  53. Friday 21 March 2008

  54. Super Aguri encouraged by practice 12:51

    Super Aguri encouraged by practice

    Super Aguri had an encouraging first day at the 2008 Malaysian Grand Prix. Despite limited running, the team was able to complete its testing programme and…

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  55. Saturday 15 March 2008

  56. Super Aguri struggles in qualifying 09:38

    Super Aguri struggles in qualifying

    The Super Aguri team struggled on Saturday, the first Qualifying day of the 2008 season with Sato 20th on the grid and Davidson 22nd. Takuma Sato commented…

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  57. Friday 14 March 2008

  58. Season gets underway for Super Aguri team 06:50

    Season gets underway for Super Aguri team

    Some would have probably not expected to see the Super Aguri in Melbourne. The team struggled the last couple of months with its financial problems, but at the…

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  59. Monday 10 March 2008

  60. Davidson ready for second season with Super Aguri 10:27

    Davidson ready for second season with Super Aguri

    British Formula 1 driver Anthony Davidson is looking forward to his second full season in Formula 1. The 28-year-old from Northamtonshire said he is looking…

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  61. Sato excited about Super Aguri plans 10:16

    Sato excited about Super Aguri plans

    Japanese driver Takuma Sato is looking forward to already his seventh season in Formula 1. The 31-year-old Sato will spent a third year with the Super Aguri…

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  62. Super Aguri sold - confirms Sato and Davidson 10:09

    Super Aguri sold - confirms Sato and Davidson

    The Super Aguri team confirmed on Monday morning it has reached an agreement with Magma Group regarding the acquisition of the Super Aguri F1 Team. Magma has…

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  63. Friday 29 February 2008

  64. Super Aguri: We will start in Melbourne 09:57

    Super Aguri: We will start in Melbourne

    The Super Aguri Formula 1 team has confirmed they will attend the Australian Grand Prix in two weeks time. The Japanese team did not attend a number of test…

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  65. Monday 25 February 2008

  66. Super Aguri to miss Barcelona test 14:24

    Super Aguri to miss Barcelona test

    The Super Aguri team will miss the final major pre-season test in Barcelona this week as boss Aguri Suzuki continues his series of talks to safeguard the team's…

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  67. Monday 18 February 2008

  68. Super Aguri to skip Barcelona test 16:04

    Super Aguri to skip Barcelona test

    The Super Aguri Formula 1 team is entering difficult times. It's been said the team is in financial difficulties and after cancelling the team's presentation in…

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  69. Friday 15 February 2008

  70. Super Aguri happy to be back on track 04:00

    Super Aguri happy to be back on track

    Super Aguri concluded its test in Jerez on Thursday with Anthony Davidson taking over the final driving duties. It was Anthony's first time back in the car…

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  71. Tuesday 12 February 2008

  72. Super Aguri postpones new car launch 12:01

    Super Aguri postpones new car launch

    The Super Aguri team has postponed the official launch of its 2008 car as it works to finalise agreements with sponsors and drivers. The team was due to launch…

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  73. Friday 8 February 2008

  74. Super Aguri passes crash test 17:06

    Super Aguri passes crash test

    The 2008 Super Aguri SA08 has passed the mandatory FIA crash tests and has now been cleared to compete in the upcoming F1 season. It was a glimmer of good news…

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  75. Russians circling Super Aguri? 11:59

    Russians circling Super Aguri?

    Rumours are doing the rounds that a Russian investors could be moving in on the struggling Super Aguri team. Aguri Suzuki has long been looking for a cash…

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  76. Monday 4 February 2008

  77. Sato: It's going to be a tough year 13:25

    Sato: It's going to be a tough year

    The Super Aguri team has been unable to join the rest of the Formula 1 teams in the last two weeks of testing in Spain. The Japanese team is suffering from…

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  78. Wednesday 30 January 2008

  79. Mosley concerned about Aguri's survival 18:04

    Mosley concerned about Aguri's survival

    FIA President Max Mosley doubts we will see the Super Aguri Formula 1 team at the grid for the final race in the 2008 season. Mosley believes the team is having…

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  80. Indian company to save Super Aguri? 17:57

    Indian company to save Super Aguri?

    According to US website SpeedTV the Indian company 'Spice Group' has made an offer to buy a stake in troubled Super Aguri. The company is currently already…

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  81. Tuesday 8 January 2008

  82. Super Aguri announce launch date 17:23

    Super Aguri announce launch date

    The Super Aguri F1 team announced that it will present their SA08 on Tuesday 19th February 2008. The team has yet to announce its driver line-up officially…

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  83. Tuesday 11 December 2007

  84. The silly season continues 09:53

    The silly season continues

    As Renault confirmed its 2008 driver line-up the silly season is still searching for the finish. There are (officially) four seats still available for the 2008…

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  85. Saturday 24 November 2007

  86. Super Aguri axes 30 jobs 14:45

    Super Aguri axes 30 jobs

    The Super Aguri Formula 1 team is undergoing changes internally. Up to 30 staff from a number of different departments could be affected. At the moment around…

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  87. Friday 23 November 2007

  88. Sato hopes to continue at Super Aguri 16:44

    Sato hopes to continue at Super Aguri

    Takuma Sato has admitted he hopes he can continue to race for the Super Aguri Formula 1 team for a third season. The Japanese team founded by Aguri Suzuki has…

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  89. Saturday 20 October 2007

  90. Super Aguri hoped for more 20:51

    Super Aguri hoped for more

    After an extremely close Qualifying session, where only 0.04 second separated Takuma and Q2 on the timesheet during Q1 this afternoon, Super Aguri drivers…

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  91. Friday 19 October 2007

  92. Difficult day for Super Aguri 22:41

    Difficult day for Super Aguri

    At a cold and damp Interlagos circuit the Super Aguri team commenced the final Grand Prix race weekend of the 2007 Formula One season. It was not the start that…

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  93. Thursday 11 October 2007

  94. Interview with Super Aguri's aero chief 12:41

    Interview with Super Aguri's aero chief

    Super Aguri's head of aerodynamics Ben Wood took part in a question and answer session looking back at his car's performance this season and his hopes of…

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  95. Sunday 7 October 2007

  96. Difficult day for Super Aguri 12:12

    Difficult day for Super Aguri

    The Super Aguri team's fighting spirit was challenged once again as the team ensured a difficult race today at the Shanghai International Circuit. The…

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  97. Saturday 6 October 2007

  98. Mixed fortunes for Super Aguri 11:42

    Mixed fortunes for Super Aguri

    It was a day of differing fortunes for Super Aguri drivers Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson. Anthony once again put in a solid Qualifying performance to take…

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  99. Friday 5 October 2007

  100. Trouble free start for Super Aguri 11:54

    Trouble free start for Super Aguri

    The Super Aguri team commenced its 2007 Chinese Grand Prix weekend today at the Shanghai International Circuit after departing the Fuji Speedway only four days…

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  101. Sunday 30 September 2007

  102. 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 the…

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  103. Saturday 29 September 2007

  104. 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 the…

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  105. Friday 28 September 2007

  106. Super Aguri line-up for 2008 undecided 15:03

    Super Aguri line-up for 2008 undecided

    Super Aguri team boss Aguri Suzuki has said the team did not make any decision so far on the team's line-up for next season. Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson…

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  107. 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 meant a…

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  108. Thursday 27 September 2007

  109. Sato hopes for wet home race 13:51

    Sato hopes for wet home race

    Takuma Sato is happy to be on home ground and enjoying the support from his loyal Japanese fans at this weekend's Grand Prix at Fuji. However as much of the…

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