Fisichella set for fifth on veterans list
One more race-start and Giancarlo Fisichella will equal Gerhard Berger's fifth place in the all-time race presences list - the Austrian counts 210 starts. The other Italian, Jarno Trulli, will be present for the 200th race weekend in Fuji, but will have to wait for his 200th race start, since he was a non-starter in San Marino 1997, Malaysia 1999 and USA 2005.
After the Singapore Grand Prix McLaren were able to snatch the lead from Ferrari in the constructors' championship, that was a major achievement for the Woking-based team, as they lagged 33 points behind Ferrari 33 after the French Grand Prix. That was the fourth all-time best comeback from a constructors' points deficit.
The three largest gaps are: