Formula 1 Blog – BBC Top Gear
There’s been plenty of opportunity to discuss who’s fault everything was from the weekend, but over at Formula1.com they’ve put some video together from all the angles. It won’t change your mind, but it’s certainly worth a watch. The first corner from the inside is a particularly cool shot.
I’m still not convinced that Sebastien Bourdais should have been given a 25-second penalty for being driven into by another car. Surely as he was racing for position the onus wasn’t on him to let Massa through. Has this ever happened before? (Be quick, FOM are taking these clips down very fast this morning!):
After another weekend where the the punishments have again distracted from the actual racing, it’s interesting to watch the start again. Was it Lewis Hamilton’s fault that Kimi Raikonnen ran wide, or was it actually Heikki Kovalainen’s? Have a look (but be quick before it’s removed!):
You don’t need to be a genius to guess the points of discussion in the paddock here. Choose any one of three incidents which drew the attention of the stewards. Whether they’re the sort of thing that the officials should be bothered about is arguably a more important question.
The problem for the Fuji Speedway is that Suzuka is in the same country. For as long as that magnificent track exists, Fuji will remain in Suzuka’s shadow. It was with great reluctance that F1 moved last year but it’s fair to say that Fuji has not been as bad as everyone expected.