McLaren won the front row after Saturdays wet qualifying session in Japan, but Ferrari remain convinced that they will be fully competitive with the Anglo-German cars in Sundays race regardless of the weather conditions.
The session was difficult for everybody, after low cloud cover had precluded any serious running in the conditions in the morning as the medical...»
Within McLaren there is a belief on Friday evening that, at worst, things will be very close between them and Ferrari at the Fuji Speedway this weekend. And that, at best, the silver arrows will have a small but critical advantage.
Neither Lewis Hamilton nor Fernando Alonso, who set the fastest times with 1m 18.734s and 1m 18.948s respectively, experienced any problems in a smooth day...»