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    Report: F1 trying to suppress Bianchi crash video as family issues health update

    "Diffuse axonal injury is usually associated with a somber prognosis." – Dr. Gary Hartstein The family of injured Marussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi has issued an official statement on the 25-year-old driver's medical status. According to a statement on the Marussia team's ...

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    Followup: Footage of Jules Bianchi's crash hits web as doctors update his status [w/video]

    UPDATE: F1 appears to have successfully blocked video footage of Bianchi's crash from appearing on YouTube, as the footage we previously had available for viewing has been pulled. You can read more about the racing series' efforts to get video providers to expunge images of the accident in our ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2014 Japanese Grand Prix is wet, woebegone

    Typhoon Phanfone made landfall in Japan on Sunday, causing a slow start to a very wet and strategy-heavy race, all of it overshadowed by the race-ending injury to Marussia driver Jules Bianchi. Before that, Nico Rosberg made the most of two days of dry running, leading two of the three Free ...

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    Motorsports: Jules Bianchi suffers head injury in Japanese Grand Prix crash

    Safety in Formula One racing has come a long way over the past few decades, but accidents still do occur. And when they do, we're reminded of the inherent dangers involved in such a fast-paced form of motorsport. Our latest reminder has unfortunately come at the expense of one Jules Bianchi, ...

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    Motorsports: Renault Sport F1 claims new record for pole positions

    Racing is all about winning. But beyond winning, it's about records: which drivers have won the most races, which team has racked up the most titles, which country has produced the most champions, and so on. As far as Formula One constructors go, the lion's share of those titles belong to ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Japanese Grand Prix flips several scripts [spoilers]

    Japan's Suzuka circuit is a great track that all the drivers love, but it doesn't usually provide the most thrilling, head-to-head racing. Where it does excel, however, is with surprises and "What just happened there?!" moments, and this year it was no different. It started with Mark Webber in ...

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    Motorsports: Suzuka signs on to host Japanese GP through 2018

    Some F1 races have a permanent home while others bounce around, but some have yoyo'ed between two circuits their entire history. The German Grand Prix, for example, has (with few exceptions) been held either at the Nürburgring or Hockenheim. The British Grand Prix alternated between ...

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    Motorsports: 2012 Japanese Grand Prix sees some drivers make their points, one makes a huge 25 [spoilers]

    Even though the 2012 Japanese Grand Prix wasn't an especially exciting race, it involved "destiny" and resurrection, chanting, and a "nutcase" as some drivers tried to make their impression on the Formula 1 World Championship standings this year, while other tried to make cases for retention to ...

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    A champion is crowned at the 2011 Japanese Grand Prix [spoilers]

    If one trend could sum up the 2011 Formula One World Championship so far, it would surely be the domination of Sebastian Vettel. The reigning champion has put up an unsurpassed fight to defend his title, claiming pole position eleven out of fourteen races so far this season, and turning them into ...

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    2010 Japanese Grand Prix: The sun finally shines in the Land of the Rising Sun [Spoilers]

    2010 Japanese Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Japanese Grand Prix has long held a special place in the Formula One World Championship. Traditionally one of, if not the very last race of the season, Japan has crowned many a champion: in fact the title has been decided ...

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    SPOILER ALERT: Getting down to the point at the Japanese Grand Prix

    2009 Italian Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Underdogs turned front-runners. Grands prix won by six different drivers. Four teams switching their lineups midseason. A multiple world champion (quite nearly) returning to the grid. A team principal and technical director ...

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    REPORT: Suzuka secures future of Japanese Grand Prix for three years

    At the risk of sounding like the end of a cheesy kung-fu movie, the future of the Japanese Grand Prix is safe...for now. After Toyota confirmed it could no longer host the race at its Fuji Speedway, Honda has reportedly stepped up to secure a new deal with Bernie Ecclestone to hold the race at ...

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    Honda CEO reportedly rules out return to Formula One

    Things could hardly have played out worse for Honda. It has poured what surely amounted to billions of dollars for years into its Formula One team with little effect. Then it brought in Ross Brawn, only to withdrew its support from the squad, then it sold the entire operation to Brawn while paying ...

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    REPORT: Cost cutting leads Toyota to cease hosting Japanese Grand Prix

    Toyota finances being what they are, the company is ruthlessly assessing its accounts and making cuts anywhere it deems appropriate. The latest head to roll is the Formula 1 race at Fuji Speedway, Toyota's own circuit. Opened in 1965 and host of the Japanese Grand Prix for the first time in 1976, ...

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    REPORT: Toyota woes spell trouble for Fuji Speedway

    Toyota's Timo Glock at the 2008 Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji Speedway
    In any game of chicken, it's all about who flinches first. Ever since its first running in 1963, the Japanese Grand Prix has bounced between Fuji Speedway and Suzuka Circuit, the former dominating in the '60s and '70s before ...

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    Japanese GP: Wheel to Wheel Action at Fuji [SPOILER ALERT]

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Japanese F1 GP Wildcards. That's what racing fans want, isn't it? Yet so many seasons in the recent history of grand prix racing have been down to just a handful of drivers – just one or two, in many cases – contending for race victories and ...

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    Toyota LF-A Supercar to debut as pacecar for 2007 Japanese Grand Prix

    It's been awhile since we touched on Toyota's plans for its upcoming LF-A supercar, the concept of which debuted at the 2005 Detroit Auto Show. Auto Express is reporting the production version will debut as the pace car at next year's Japanese Grand Prix, which is taking place at the Toyota-owned ...


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