Japan GP inside line

Suzuka is, of course, Honda's home race and there is talk of a special 980bhp engine for BAR at the Japanese Grand Prix. Can it make the difference? Jenson Button himself is none too optimistic, pointing out that Suzuka has a lot of similarities with Silverstone and that both Ferrari and McLaren were highly competitive at the British Grand Prix.

Japan GP inside line

Despite his lapse in China, Michael Schumacher remains the 4-6 favourite to win at Suzuka, with Rubens Barrichello at 7-2 and Kimi Raikkonen, 7- 1. Those of you who fancy Button to break his duck can take advantage of 10-1 on the Briton while BAR team-mate Takuma Sato, who ran so strongly here last year remember, is on offer at 25-1.

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You would imagine that the team is too strong a contender and too deeply embroiled in its battle with Renault for the constructors championship runner-up slot to go for a light fuel pole position glory run in front of Honda's home crowd but, just in case they do, It might be worth considering Sato for the pole at 14-1.

Against that, however, are the typhoon warnings that suggest Suzuka could be in for a soaking on Saturday and Sunday. If it's that heavy, it will work in Bridgestone's favour, so don't forget about the long-shot on Giancarlo Fisichella's Sauber for a podium. The Italian is on offer at 20-1 for a top three finish.

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