He is the best hope of a strong home result in next weekend's Japanese Grand Prix and on Wednesday he was appointed an international ambassador for sports and tourism by the Japanese government.
BMW Sauber's Kamui Kobayashi chats about racing on home soil, reflects on life on the road as an F1 driver, and explains why things could have been very different - if only he were...»
His McLaren team mate Lewis Hamilton may be on the back foot, but Jenson Button is on the attack after finishing second in Italy and then fourth in Singapore. He is now just 25 points - one race win - adrift of standings' leader Mark Webber. Indeed the top five are still so close that Button believes we may have a while to wait until the championship contenders are whittled down. The...»