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2 October 2014

2014 Japanese Grand Prix Thursday Snapshot

It was a busy day in the Suzuka paddock on Thursday, ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix on-track action kicking off.
© Octane Photographic
Drivers walked the circuit with their engineers, attended media sessions and met fans. Meanwhile the mechanics prepared the cars for first practice in the garages. Here is a look at what went on at the circuit on Thursday.

1 October 2014

F1 Flashback - Memorable Japanese Grand Prix Moments

The Japanese Grand Prix debuted on the F1 calendar in 1976 and has been part of the schedule in every season since 1987, which was also Suzuka’s first time hosting the event. 
© Red Bull/Getty Images
It has produced some of the most iconic moments in the sport’s history. Here are just a few of them. 

30 September 2014

New F1 2014 game trailer released by Codemasters

Codemasters has released a brand new F1 2014 gameplay trailer, ahead of the title's release in the UK on October 17th.

I recently had the chance to try out an early version of the game at Bandai Namco in London. New F1 2014 screenshots have also been released.

29 September 2014

Verstappen to replace Vergne in Japan first practice

2015 Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen will make his F1 race weekend debut in first practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, it has been announced.
© Toro Rosso/ Richard de Klerk
The Dutch teenager will be replacing Jean-Eric Vergne for the session at the Suzuka circuit.

2014 Japanese Grand Prix Preview

After racing under dark skies and bright lights in Singapore, the F1 paddock will reconvene in Japan this weekend for the 15th round of the 2014 season. 
© Mercedes AMG Petronas
It will be the 30th Japanese Grand Prix to appear on the Formula 1 schedule and the 26th to take place at the iconic Suzuka circuit. 

27 September 2014

F1 2014 Game: First Impressions

On Friday I visited Bandai Namco's UK base in London to try out a few soon-to-be-released video games, including F1 2014. 
© Codemasters

The title, which is the sixth Formula 1 game to be published by Codemasters, will be available on Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC from October 17th in the UK (other dates can be found here). 

25 September 2014

A new chapter

As some of you may know if you follow me on Twitter, I recently moved to the University of Westminster to start a Journalism degree. 
It has been a hectic, emotional and nerve-wracking few weeks of getting prepared, moving in, getting to know everyone and everything and starting my course, but I am now starting to feel settled in my new location.