Before BAR Honda's '05 debacle, the last time an F1 team was banned from racing was in 1984.
Thanks to a sneaky way around F1's new engine rules, expect BAR Honda to rectify its woes in Malaysia.
Takuma Sato isn't the first Japanese driver in Formula One, but he's arguably the best and clearly the favorite.
Takuma Sato's perhaps been too fast for his own good at times. But this year, his star's rising.
They've gone through their lumps in the past, but BAR Honda is showing the F1 world they're for real.