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Japanese GP: preview

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.

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Legend: James Hunt

In case you’ve missed the quick link, this Hunt interview will cheer up your gloomy British Monday afternoon. If you’re in Britain. If you’re not, we all still talk like this…

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Brit GP: Hamilton’s win

There aren’t enough superlatives to describe the quality of Lewis Hamilton’s win. It took a typical British summer’s day – wind, showers, some sun – to give Hamilton the canvas on which to display his abundance of natural talent. The Englishman didn’t put a foot wrong.

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French GP preview

As paddocks go, this one has as much atmosphere as a supermarket car park on a bank holiday. You know there’s action going on somewhere, but it ain’t here. Magny-Cours has always been like this. When we first came here in 1991, James Hunt marched in – late as usual

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Super Aguri
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Bottom of the bottom

It was sad yesterday that Super Aguri had to call it a day. They had some great moments during their short tenure – the greatest possibly being Takuma Sato overtaking Fernando Alonso in Canada last year – and will be missed by many F1 fans around the world.

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