The Big Preview: Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka 9 October, 2013 Following a thrilling and hard fought race in Korea, the F1 teams have packed up and made the short trip to Japan and the mighty Suzuka circuit, home of the FIA Formula One Japanese Grand Prix, the 15th round of the 2013 World Championship.
Suzuka is a firm favourite with drivers. The circuit deliver thrills, with part of the allure being the level of risk a fast lap demands. Suzuka has teeth: from the Degner curves to the still-fearsome 130R, it’s a circuit that demands high concentration.
The challenge is as great for engineers as for drivers. The quest for lap time is a highly technical exercise, with a number of differing...
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