Sauber will carry a message for those affected by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami when they visit Suzuka for this year’s race.
“May our prayers reach the people in Japan” will appear on the side of the C30 during the race weekend.
Over 15,000 people lost their lives in March this year and more than 4,000 remain missing.
Kamui Kobayashi, the only Japanese driver in F1, has invited a group of children from one of the regions affected by the disaster to the race weekend.
They are members of the MJC Ensemble, a girls?óÔé¼Ôäó choir group who mainly perform in Minami-Soma city in Fukushima Prefecture.
Kobayashi said: “I hope the children from Minami-Soma have an enjoyable weekend. I will make sure they are well looked after in terms of their travel, accommodation etc.
“I will be proud of them and their heartbreaking singing, telling the world how deeply grateful and robust Japan is.”
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