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FIA press conference schedule for Japan 01 Oct 2004

Takuma Sato (JPN) BAR in BAR livery.
Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Chinese Grand Prix, Preparations, Shanghai, China, 23 September 2004 Mark Webber (AUS) Jaguar.
Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Chinese Grand Prix, Practice Day, Shanghai, China, 24 September 2004 Second place Jenson Button (GBR) BAR 005 on the podium. 
Formula One World Championship, Rd16, Chinese Grand Prix, Race, Shanghai, China, 26 September 2004 Jarno Trulli (ITA) Toyota TF104. Formula 1 Testing, Silverstone, 16 September 2004. World © Capilitan/Sutton

Who faces the media at Suzuka next weekend?

Among the drivers in the spotlight on Thursday will be local hero Takuma Sato and Toyota’s Jarno Trulli, making his debut for the team at their all-important home race. Expect more heated discussion regarding the future of Formula One racing on Friday, as four of the team bosses, including the always outspoken Paul Stoddart, have their say. The line-up in full is as follows:

Thursday October 07, 1500 local time (0600 GMT):
Takuma Sato (BAR) and Mark Webber (Jaguar). Then, from 1530, Jenson Button (BAR) and Jarno Trulli (Toyota).

Friday October 08, 1600 local time (0700 GMT):
David Richards (BAR), Peter Sauber (Sauber), Paul Stoddart (Minardi) and Tsutomu Tomita (Toyota).

Saturday’s and Sunday’s conference will take place immediately after qualifying and the race respectively, with both featuring the top three drivers.

As always, Formula1.com will bring you full transcripts of all conferences.