Someone once said that Michael Schumacher is the reason everyone watches F1 races: those who want to see him win, and those who want to see him beaten. Either way, Schumacher became the benchmark to measure other drivers for almost a decade. With such a burden on his shoulders, the German faced another challenge when he sat down for an interview with Biranit Goren - about his fame and fortunes, about his teammates, the competition (or lack thereof), Ferrari's domination, and his retirement from the sport
The Japanese Grand Prix marked the end of the road for some of the biggest names in Formula One, with Jean Alesi retiring and Mika Hakkinen racing for the final time until 2003. Above all that, Michael Schumacher shone once more, winning his ninth race of the season. Pablo Elizalde provides the most comprehensive Grand Prix review on the Internet, including the full results, pitstop times, fastest laps, sector times and much more
New tyres no longer give the same advantage as before, nor does excessive tyre wear impose the same penalty as before. That has narrowed the tactical race options to the point where there is one definitive 'fastest' strategy for each race - and any team that deviates from it stands to lose. Richard Barnes reviews the current situation and looks at why the strategies have changed in the last few years
Johnny Herbert drives his last GP in Malaysia
Michael Schumacher wins the Malaysian GP
Ferrari win the Constructors' Championship
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