The Japanese Grand Prix on October 4th is round 15 of the 2009 Formula 1 World Championship. This year the race takes place at Suzuka and you can watch the 2009 Japanese GP live online at www.watchf1.net.
Brawn GP’s Jenson Button moved a step closer to winning his maiden F1 title last time out in Singapore by finishing one place ahead of his team-mate and championship rival Rubens Barrichello. See if Button can strengthen his grip on the Formula 1 World Championship by watching live Formula 1 streaming at www.watchf1.net.
The Singapore Grand Prix produced a surprise podium. McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton started from pole and won the race, while Toyota driver Timo Glock surprised many with a second place finish. Fernando Alonso gave his Renault team reason to celebrate after a difficult few weeks following the departure of leading team members Flavio Briatore and Pat Symonds amidst race fixing allegations.
The Suzuka circuit which will host the 2009 Japanese GP is one of the most challenging on the Formula 1 calendar. A lap of Suzuka measures 5.807 km (3.608 miles) and the F1 drivers will have to complete 53 of them, giving a total Grand Prix distance of 307.573 km (191.126 miles). Watch the Japanese Grand Prix live online at www.watchf1.net to find out if anyone can better Felipe Massa’s lap record of 1 minute, 18.426 seconds, set last year in a Ferrari.
The Japanese Grand Prix alternates between Suzuka and Fuji. Last year’s race at Fuji saw Alonso emerge victorious, with Robert Kubica and Kimi Raikkonen joining the Spaniard on the podium. Watch live F1 streaming at www.watchf1.net to see if Alonso can record another Japanese GP victory. Kubica will find it difficult to repeat his podium performance of last year in what has been a disastrous season for BMW Sauber.
Red Bull were back on the pace again in Singapore, only for Mark Webber to crash out with brake failure. Despite the team’s competitiveness it now looks as though the battle for the 2009 Formula 1 World Championship is between Brawn GP team-mates Button and Barrichello. Find out which driver emerges on top at Suzuka by subscribing to www.watchf1.net and enjoy Formula 1 live online as the season reaches a climax. A subscription also gives access to live online streaming of other major series, including MotoGP and NASCAR.
Nico Rosberg looked in contention for victory in Singapore, only to ruin his own chances. After crossing the pit exit line in his Williams Rosberg was handed a drive through penalty which removed any chance of the young German scoring his maiden Formula 1 win. Watch the 2009 Japanese Grand Prix live online at www.watchf1.net to see if Rosberg can turn his undoubted pace into a race winning performance. Whatever happens at Suzuka the only certainty is that the 2009 F1 title will not be decided there. The battle may yet go to the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi.