FIA Still Won't Implement Closed Cockpits After Probe Into Bianchi Crash

The FIA released the findings of its Accident Panel today regarding Jules Bianchi's horrific crash at the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix. They determined that Bianchi was traveling too fast to avoid going off at the same corner as Adrian Sutil's accident, and have recommended yellow flag speed limits as a result. » 12/03/14 2:19pm 12/03/14 2:19pm

Jules Bianchi Breathing On His Own, Moved To France Per Family Statement

The family of injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi released a statement today explaining that Bianchi has been taken out of the artificial coma he was placed in after the wreck. He is breathing on his own and has moved to Nice, France, to continue his recovery closer to his family and friends. » 11/19/14 11:52am 11/19/14 11:52am

FIA: Jules Bianchi And Adrian Sutil Crashed Because Of Same Water Patch

The FIA released several more details concerning the crash which injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi today during a press conference for the Russian Grand Prix. » 10/10/14 5:25pm 10/10/14 5:25pm

Jules Bianchi Remains In 'Critical But Stable' Condition After Crash

The family of injured Formula One Racer Jules Bianchi has released a statement today, naming the specific injury incurred and thanking motorsports fans worldwide for their outpouring of support. » 10/07/14 12:12pm 10/07/14 12:12pm

First Video Of Jules Bianchi Crash Shows How Violent The Impact Was

After seeing the first video of Jules Bianchi's horrible crash at Suzuka, we're surprised he wasn't killed on impact. Yes, it is that bad. And we're very glad he wasn't, of course. Our fingers are still very crossed for his recovery. » 10/06/14 11:10am 10/06/14 11:10am

This Fan's Hello Kitty Sauber F1 Livery Definitely Needs To Happen

Sauber's Hello Kitty promotion with sponsor NEC are nothing new per se—they've been giving out the totes presh kawaii Racing Kitty plush and other themed prizes since August. It's just time to step up their Sanrio-licensed game. » 10/03/14 3:05pm 10/03/14 3:05pm

A Typhoon Is Threatening This Weekend's Japanese Grand Prix

Typhoon Phanfone is bearing down on Japan, and if there's anything that could make this F1 season more interesting it's aero-dependent cars knocking up against a category three tropical storm. » 10/02/14 5:30pm 10/02/14 5:30pm

The 2011 Japanese Grand Prix in Crayola

Welcome to the Suzuka edition of our financial advice column. Today is a wonderful day for all of those who’ve taken our recent tips. But before you blow all that newly minted money, here’s some Formula One. Warning: spoilers. » 10/10/11 4:00pm 10/10/11 4:00pm

The Aural Bliss Of Five Honda HSV-010 GTs Warming Up At Suzuka

Here's more video of five, count 'em, five, Honda HSV-010 GTs practice laps at Suzuka. It's almost ruined by watching it. A better option? Letting the four videos run, closing your eyes and drowning yourself in the aural sex. » 1/22/10 11:00am 1/22/10 11:00am

Help Us ID the Mystery Roadster of Suzuka

During the drivers’ parade that preceded the Japanese Grand Prix on October 4, Williams’s Kazuki Nakajima rode in this vintage Japanese roadster. Can you help us figure out what it is? » 10/12/09 9:30am 10/12/09 9:30am

Ayrton Senna's High-Speed Exploits at Suzuka

After a two year detour to Fuji Speedway, the Japanese Grand Prix returns this Sunday to Suzuka Circuit, Honda’s scintillating test track where Ayrton Senna ran a pulverizing qualifier to take pole position twenty years ago. » 10/01/09 9:00am 10/01/09 9:00am

Honda Civic Type R Sedan Prototype to Be Official Car of F1 Suzuka

Honda's got a new, high-revving "Red H" prototype with which to tweak Japanese car audiophiles — and it's serving as the red-flag car (read: pace car) for the Japan Grand Prix at Suzuka next weekend. The proto Honda Civic Type R sedan, which is powered by the same 197-hp, 2.0-liter DOHC i-VTEC (K20A) as the coupe… » 10/04/06 9:28am 10/04/06 9:28am

Japanese GP Goes to Fuji for '07

While it hosted the Japanese Grand Prix when we were knee-high to a tadpole back in '76 and '77, Suzuka's generally considered the Big Papa-san of Rising Sun raceways due to its status as the home of the venerable race. But that might be about to change. It's now been confirmed that the 2007 race will be held at the… » 3/24/06 2:52pm 3/24/06 2:52pm

Lamborghini Murcilago Wins at Suzuka

Italiaspeed reports on the surprising checkered flag breached by a Lamborghini Murci lago for the first time. A Lambo R-GT, piloted by drivers Marco Apicella and Yasutaka Hinoi, won in the GT300 class of the Japanese Super GT series at Suzuka this past weekend. Derided by many as a dilettante product of Lamborghini's… » 3/21/06 1:09pm 3/21/06 1:09pm