Vettel's team-mate Mark Webber is still looking for his first win of the season, and given how well Suzuka has suited Red Bull in recent years he will probably get his best chance for a victory this weekend.
And with just 25 points - one race win - separating championship leader Webber from fifth-placed Button, every turn of the wheel at the Suzuka circuit will be crucial and Hamilton is determined to rise to the challenge.
Honda will carry out a wide range of racing activities that include Suzuka 8hours Endurance Road Race, all categories of the All-Japan Championship Series, and international championships, and compete in each race aiming for the highest height.
Honda plans to shift the production of minivehicle engines and the assembly of minivehicle transmissions from its factory in Kumamoto Prefecture to the new factory in Yokkaichi and another factory in Suzuka in Mie Prefecture.
GT RACING BENTLEY Continental GT3 driver Seb Morris delivered another strong account of himself with the marque's official factory team during the prestigious Suzuka 10 Hours, on his first ever visit to the famous Japanese circuit.
MOTORSPORT BRITISH Racing Drivers' Club superstar and Motorsport UK 'Team UK' driver Seb Morris has been confirmed as part of the official works Bentley entry for this month's Suzuka 10 Hours - the Welshman's first ever visit to the home of the Japanese Grand Prix.
Venue Suzuka Circuit, Mie Prefecture Number of laps 53 Lap length 5.807km Lap record 1.31.540 K Raikkonen (McLaren) 2005 Schedule - practice three 4am today; qualifying 7am today; race 6.10am tomorrow.
The Spaniard will first compete with McLaren at Suzuka before traveling to Fuji for the WEC race with Toyota the week after and he is thoroughly looking forward to spending time in the Asian country that truly loves their racing.