The turning point. But for who?
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The turning point. But for who?

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Adam Cooper reckons that the mistakes and misfortunes at Fuji will be looked back on as the moment this year's title was won and lost, but it could still be Lewis Hamilton or Felipe Massa that ends up regretting their actions in Japan

Once this world championship is finally settled, there will be many incidents or performances that could be singled out as being keys to the outcome. But with the possible exception of Belgium, the Japanese Grand Prix is probably the one that will ultimately determine whether Lewis Hamilton or Felipe Massa is wearing the number one next season.

The first couple of laps at Fuji were as dramatic as the last two at Spa a little over a month earlier. And once again it was Massa and not Hamilton who came out on top. And having been gifted a six-point swing in his favour in Belgium, he got another one-point present from the stewards this time around.

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