The Japanese Grand Prix preview

The Japanese Grand Prix preview

The time has finally come for Formula 1's drivers to head to one of their favourite circuits on the calendar, even if the destiny of the title is likely to be settled in favour of Sebastian Vettel. Edd Straw previews the Japanese Grand Prix

All of the talk heading into the Japanese Grand Prix will be of whether Sebastian Vettel will clinch his second successive Formula 1 World Championship. That's something of a red herring, however, for it's a foregone conclusion that he will be crowned even if he decided to quit and take up NASCAR for the rest of the year!

This has led some to question what the point is even of watching the remaining races, given that it's all over bar the shouting at the front? Well, if we disregard the fact that a grand prix is always worth watching - regardless of the championship situation - there is plenty to recommend the Japanese Grand Prix.

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