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Caption This »

[30 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 790 views]
Caption This… #12

This week’s Caption This… features a very cheerful looking Kamui Kobayashi leaving the Sauber garage. Actually he doesn’t seem happy at all, something must have upset him in Melbourne this weekend. Was it the stewards? Or perhaps team mate Sergio Perez? Or maybe it’s the local anti-hooning laws? Whatever, what is Kamui thinking/saying? It’s over to you…

Caption This »

[1 Feb 2011 | 9 Comments | 765 views]
Caption This… #5

With launch season in full swing, this week’s picture comes from the launch of the Sauber C30 as Kamui Kobayashi prepares to take the car out on to the track for a filming run. With the Japanese driver and the watching engineers and mechanics to choose from, what are they saying/thinking?

Guest Authors, Personal musings »

[3 Dec 2010 | 6 Comments | 1,685 views]

Everyone has someone who inspires them. Mine will always be my teams centre back, who, no matter which team we end up playing, always is optimistic. He never criticises you if you make a mistake and is generally a massive boost to the whole team. How he isn’t the captain amazes me, but that mainly is down to the manager who hardly knows what is going on.

But I digress; I’m talking about inspirational characters. You have some of course, someone who has made you into what you are now. People …

Japanese GP, Personal musings »

[14 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,818 views]
Kamui Kobayashi

The Japanese seem to have been fleeing Formula One for the last few seasons: Honda (taking Super Aguri with them), Toyota and not forgetting the Fuji Speedway will shortly be joined by Bridgestone. Suzuka remains, even if rumours keep seeming to circulate about to what extent that will continue to be the case. However, for the ever enthusiastic local race fans, the Japanese government’s newly-appointed ambassador for sports and tourism was at the centre of their adoration. Looking ahead though, for Kamui Kobayashi perhaps the most significant thing to come …

Grand Prix View, Japanese GP, Race Preview »

[5 Oct 2010 | 6 Comments | 792 views]
Grand Prix View – Japan

Edition four of Grand Prix View – our guide to this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix. There’s everything you need to know about the ultimate driver’s circuit, a run-down of the paddock’s preparations and prospects for the weekend as well as a look back to past races including last year’s domination by Sebastian Vettel and tactical battle between Jarno Trulli and Lewis Hamilton. We also round-up the news since the last race at Monza plus there are two special feature articles: one on Suzuka’s designer, John Hugenholtz by guest author Leigh …

New Driver, Statistics »

[19 Aug 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,496 views]

Being a bit of a Star Trek fan the name Kobayashi always brings to mind the training exercise that’s meant to offer Star Fleet training cadets the opportunity to test their resolve and decision making skills in a no-win scenario known as the Kobayashi Maru… bit like F1 really! So is Kamui destined for Star Fleet admiralty or his he just a space cadet? Let’s see.

Kamui Kobayashi, the fourth of the new drivers I’ve analysed, following on from Vitaly Petrov and Hispania’s Karun Chandok and Bruno Senna takes on experienced …