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 2008 Formula 1 Tickets - F1 Grand Prix Tickets to all the Formula 1 races in the 2008 Formula One seasons
Despite the difficult working conditions for the teams, and the unforgiving nature of the track for drivers and cars alike, the Monaco Grand Prix is seen as a Jewel in the Crown of the Formula One World Championship racing...
In 1982 the circuit was renamed in honour of Gilles Villeneuve, the very popular Canadian driver, who died during practice for the Belgium GP that year and who had won the first F1 race held on the Ile Notre Dame circuit in 1978.
The Japanese crowds are fanatical, particularly in the late 80´s and early 90´s when McLaren-Honda, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost were at their peak.
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 JBBY :: Japanese Outstanding Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books - The Nominees for the Hans Christian ...
I was born and raised in the Siberian Forest.
This is a fantasy novel, embedded with rich Japanese nature and culture, about a young girl and a werefox, fighting for their freedom and ultimately for their lives.
She received New Writers Award organized by the Japanese Association of Writers for children in 1973 for E ni Kaku to Henna Ie (Strange House When It is Drawn) that describes the interaction between a fugitive soldier of the Vietnam War and a girl.
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 F1 GP by Season Quizzes and F1 GP by Season Trivia -- FunTrivia
* The first ever Grand Prix was in 1906.
* Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost famously clashed at the 1989 Japanese Grand Prix.
* Keke Rosberg won 'what was probably one of the silliest' Grand Prix ever in Dallas in 1984.
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 Johnny Herbert Website: 2007 Latest News
While every moment counts for drivers to jostle for position in the same-spec supercars,the will to win and superlative skill are critical factors for those in the hunt for the chequered flag.
The series will race at Bucharest in May, Qatar at a date still to be confirmed, Kyalami in September and at a fourth, as yet unannounced, venue that is promised to be a 'big surprise'.
He continued with the team into 1991 but was famously dropped to make way for Michael Schumacher after the Belgian Grand Prix, despite having set fastest lap during the event.
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 F1 News - Grandprix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Races > Japanese GP, 1989
F1 News - Grandprix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Races > Japanese GP, 1989
Three weeks after Ayrton Senna's dominant victory at the Spanish GP, the Brazilian needed to win again in Japan to keep the World Championship open.
Japanese GP, Suzuka, October 22, 1989, Round: 15, Race Number: 483
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 Team McLaren Mercedes - Pedro de la Rosa Biography
Arrows Grand Prix: two points; 17th in the Drivers’ Championship; sixth at the European GP at the Nürburgring and German GP.
Arrows Grand Prix: one point; 17th in the Drivers’ Championship; sixth in Australia.
Formula 3 Japanese Champion; third in the Macau Grand Prix.
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 Autographed Formula 1 Grand Prix Programmes
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  Nikon D200 DSLR Wins Camera Grand Prix 2006 Award | Digital Camera Review
The Camera Grand Prix is the Japanese photo industry’s most prestigious award for a digital camera.
It is determined by a panel of 49 (in 2006) respected professional photographers, scholars and technical writers in the field of photography, as well as chief editors and magazine representatives of each of the 12 camera magazines that comprise the Camera Press Club.
Previous wins occurred in 1984 (the 1st Grand Prix) for the Nikon FA; 1989 (the 6th Grand Prix) for the Nikon F4; 1997 (the 14th Grand Prix) for the Nikon F5; and 2004 (the 21st Grand Prix) for the D70.
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Grand Prix exist since the early days of motorcycle racing in the twentieth century.
Since then the term Grand Prix is generally used to indicate world championship rounds.
An exception rules for the programme of the Japanese GP and the French GP.
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The entries for the Monaco Grand Prix were much of the same as Imola and the pole position went to last year’s champion Senna.
Qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix was interesting for the Ferrari team considering on the first day Jean Alesi had the fastest time with Gerhard Berger on third.
The days before the Monaco Grand Prix the weather was perfect but by the time the crowd started moving in clouds gathered in the sky and the weather looked to take a turn for the worse.
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 Japanese Grand Prix - Formula 1 - The Circuit   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The first Formula 1 Grand Prix in Japan was held at the Fuji Speedway in 1976.
In the 19 Japanese Grands Prix (1976-1977; 1987-2003) 11 have seen the title decided (1976, 1987-1991, 1996, 1998-2000, and 2003), with 5 (1976, 1996, 1998-1999 and 2003) being Championship deciders.
The 2004 season sees the Brazilian Grand Prix becoming the last race of the season in place of the traditional Japanese Grand Prix which is now the penultimate race.
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 Japanese Grand Prix - Formula One (F1) Championship
The first Japanese Grand Prix, in 1976, was held at the Fuji circuit, 40 miles north of Yokohama.
In monsoon conditions, Lauda, who had survived a near fatal crash at the German Grand Prix earlier in the season, decided his life was more important than the championship, allowing Hunt to score the 3rd position he needed to win the title by the slender margin of one point.
At the most recent Japanese Grand Prix, on October 12, 2003, Michael Schumacher endured one of the most trying races in his illustious career but managed to secure the point he needed to take his sixth World Championship, beating the record held by Juan Manuel Fangio.
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 Renault F1 Team
After the Grand Prix of Belgium Benettons second driver Roberto Moreno was fired to clear the cockpit for a young German having driven only that single race in a Jordan Ford: Michael Schumacher, who should become the dominating figure of the nineties.
In spite of having won 8 Grand Prix that year (from the 9th, that of Spa he had been disqualified because an irregular wooden floor) Schumacher had to fight for the title against Damon Hill in the Williams Renault until the last race, the Australian Grand Prix at Adelaide.
But shortly before the Brazlian Grand Prix 2000 it was announced that Renault had bought the Benetton team 100 per cent shortly before this event to establish theirselves as constructors of their own rights by overtaking the high standard Enstone facilities at the beginning of the 2002 season.
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 The Ayrton Senna Page
He was the Formula 1 champion in 1988, 1990 and 1991, though he missed out in 1989 as he was excluded from the Japanese Grand Prix, which lost him the title.
In 1989 he came second again to Alain Prost, but only due to his exclusion from the Japanese Grand Prix.
He died on Sunday 1st May, 1994 in the San Marino Grand Prix when apparently his Williams car had a mechanical failure, the steering shaft snapped veering his Williams TW16 off to the right and head on into a concrete wall.
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 Soup :: 1989: The Worst USGP Ever, Part Two
Schwantz had started the 1989 season with great hopes of winning the 500 title—he won the Japanese Grand Prix opener—but a fiendish lap one highside the week before in Australia knocked him out of the race.
So great was the expectation that Shobert might have had a future in Grand Prix that a team was formed in 1989 for the 27-year-old American racer.
Be that as it may, some members of the American contingent in Grand Prix didn't let the incident simply drift away.
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 Nikon D200 Digital SLR Wins 2006 Grand Prix Award   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Camera Grand Prix is the Japanese photo industry’s most prestigious award for a camera.
It is determined by a panel of 49 (in 2006) respected photographers, scholars and technical writers in the field of photography, as well as chief editors and magazine representatives of each of the 12 magazines that comprise the Camera Press Club.
Previous wins occurred in 1984 (the 1st Grand Prix) for the Nikon FA; 1989 (the 6th Grand Prix) for the Nikon F4; 1997 (the 14th Grand Prix) for the Nikon F5; and 2004 (the 21st Grand Prix) for the Nikon D70.
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 pitpass - the latest, hottest F1 & A1GP news
Japan wanted a Grand Prix as its fan-base became enormous, and everyone wanted Japan to have a Grand Prix because there were potential sponsors and engine-builders there, but nobody wanted to race at Fuji.
Suzuka was first used for a World Championship race in 1987 and has ever since hosted the Japanese Grand Prix.
It has frequently seen the Chmapionship decider, never more dramatically than in 1989, when Prost suckered Senna and then drove into him, or in 1990 when Senna rammed Prost out of the race at very high speed on the first corner.
www.pitpass.com /src/circuits/suzuka.php   (564 words)

 ESPN.com - Suzuka's swan song another great memory
As the Japanese Grand Prix has always been one of the final races of the season for the last 20 years, it often has been the race where the championship has been decided.
As Michael Kelley points out on ESPN.com, the 1990 Japanese Grand Prix was an infamous affair, as Ayrton Senna collided with Alain Prost and the former won the championship.
In 1989, Senna and Prost were McLaren teammates, and Prost had grown weary of Senna's uncompromising driving tactics and ruthless defensive moves.
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 Jean Alesi Information
Alesi debuted in the 1989 French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard in a Tyrrell-Cosworth, finishing fourth.
Second place in Grand Prix of Monaco was added to his second place in Phoenix, and by the middle of the season all the top teams were clamouring for his services in 1991.
In his penultimate race in Formula One, at Indianapolis in 2001, he became only the fifth driver to start 200 Grand Prix races, yet from his 201 starts, he only gained one victory - an emotional triumph at the 1995 Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, Quebec on his 31st birthday.
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 NBCOlympics.com - Athletes - Miki Ando   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She qualified for the Grand Prix Final but fell three times in her free skate and placed fourth.
One reason why several top Japanese skaters have sought training bases in the West is overcrowding at rinks in Japan, where top athletes often share the ice with recreational skaters and must wait in long lines to have their program music played.
Ando appeared in television commercials for eight companies last year, and the Japanese media is as likely to gossip about her clothing and appearance as it is to discuss her skating.
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 The Japanese Grand Prix   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 3.64 mile track was part of a motorcycle The first Japanese Grand Prix took place at Suzuka in 1963 and was a sportscar race which was won a young British driver called Peter Warr, who would go on to become the motive force in the Lotus F1 team after the death of Colin Chapman.
The Japanese GP The first corner is fast and testing, sweeping right in a long arc which rises around a pond and then dives through a series of sweeps before disappearing from the main grandstand area through a fast lefthander.
In 1989, McLaren team mates Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost collided amid much controversy (Pro Suzuka continues to host the Japanese GP every year while also playing host to many of the major Japanese national events as well.
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 Top 10 Japanese Athletes | CBC Sports Online
In 1989, Inoki established the Sports and Peace Party and was elected to the House of Councillors – the Japenese equivalent of the U.S. senate.
She was honoured by the Japanese government and her career was immortalized in a comic strip, "The Daughter of the Wind."
Unquestionably, the greatest Japanese soccer player of all-time.Kamamoto was a star striker with Yanmar Diesel F.C. in the old Japanese first division from 1967-85 and led the league in scoring seven times during his career.
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 Atlas F1 Bulletin Board - [Finished] Case #1: The 1989 Collision between Prost and Senna at Suzuka
The Japanese Grand Prix, the event at which this incident took place, was the 15th race for the 1989 World Championship.
However, since the second race of 1989 at San Marino, a great rift between the two drivers was created by Senna's behavior, or lack of it, when he broke a gentleman's agreement with Prost.
After Prost won the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, round twelve of the sixteen-race title battle, Senna had slipped twenty points adrift due to a handful of disappointing retirements in the middle of the season.
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 Benetton Formula 1 1983 - 2001
Nannini gave the team their second Grand Prix victory overall in the 1989 Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, when 1st place man Ayrton Senna had been disqualified.
The Italian, who later should have to retire from Grand Prix Racing because having sustained extreme arm injuries in a helicopter crash of the end of 1990, for that year had been partnered by threetimes world Nelson Piquet from Brazil giving Benetton 3 further victories in 1990 and 1991.
At the end of 1997 Renault withdrew from Grand Prix Racing until 2001 and Benetton was confronted with the fact to buy their remaining customer Mecachrome or Supertech engines, they entered officially under the name of some of their subsidiary companies called Playlife until 2000.
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 F1 News - Grandprix.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Another fact to emerge from the FIA World Council in Paris on Thursday was that McLaren boss Ron Dennis and Fernando Alonso have not talked since the Hungarian Grand Prix, despite the fact that the Spaniard is battling to win the Drivers' World Championship for the team.
Kimi Raikkonen was fastest in the first session of the Belgian Grand Prix, half a second up on the two McLarens of Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso.
It was a logical thing to do because, despite our many faults, we are the people who are informing the world about Istanbul and as the Grand Prix was designed to boost tourism, it was a good idea to make us feel good about the place.
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