"Suzuka is a great circuit with a crucial sequence of S- bends in the first section which can determine whether you are set for a quick lap or not. It should be a very
"I have finished a Japanese Grand Prix in every points-scoring position from sixth to second so this year it would be just he right time to go one better and
win it for the first time.''
"Because of the undulations of the lay-out you have to keep very busy in the cockpit,''
~ Rubens Barrichello.
``one of the few circuits where local knowledge can have a large influence on a driver's lap time. It gives an advantage to those who have raced in the Japanese series earlier in their career.''
Pat Symonds, technical director of the Benetton team,99