What makes Suzuka such a classic

What makes Suzuka such a classic

The Formula 1 fraternity was thrilled to return to Suzuka after a two-year absence, but what is it that makes the circuit so popular? Jonathan Noble explains

Respect. It was a word that kept cropping up in conversation when you spoke to drivers in the paddock over the Japanese Grand Prix weekend.

That's because, over a few crazy days, we were all reminded of some of the reasons why we got involved in this insane business to start off with. Part of that answer, part of the explanation for how we are not driven mad by the politics and infighting, is that Formula 1 goes to places like Suzuka.

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