Japanese Grand Prix

Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel reprimanded for anthem absence

Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel reprimanded for anthem absence

The German`s absence was understandable given the commotion around his car on the starting grid as the Italian team`s mechanics hurried to fix a spark plug problem with the clock ticking.

Oct 08, 2017, 22:56 PM IST
Japanese GP: Lewis Hamilton wins at Suzuka to take 59-point lead over Sebastian Vettel

Japanese GP: Lewis Hamilton wins at Suzuka to take 59-point lead over Sebastian Vettel

Hamilton started on pole position and now leads Vettel, who retired on the fourth lap, by 59 points in the standings with four races remaining. He could clinch the title as early as the next U.S. Grand Prix.

Oct 08, 2017, 13:23 PM IST
Sebastian Vettel's fading title hopes dashed after retirement in Japanese Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel's fading title hopes dashed after retirement in Japanese Grand Prix

Hamilton currently leads with seven laps completed. If he wins, he will extend his advantage to 59 points with a maximum 100 points up for grabs from the final four races.

Oct 08, 2017, 11:35 AM IST
Japanese Grand Prix: Dominant Lewis Hamilton seizes Suzuka pole with record lap

Japanese Grand Prix: Dominant Lewis Hamilton seizes Suzuka pole with record lap

Australian Daniel Ricciardo set the fourth-fastest time ahead of Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen, winner in Malaysia last weekend.

Oct 07, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practice

Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practice

Sebastian Vettel was quickest in free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday with the Ferrari driver's morning effort never coming under threat in a rain-shortened afternoon session that saw only five men completed timed laps.

Oct 06, 2017, 14:29 PM IST
Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel sets early pace from Lewis Hamilton in Suzuka

Japanese Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel sets early pace from Lewis Hamilton in Suzuka

The four-time champion is due some luck after successive setbacks in the last two races have left him 34 points behind Hamilton in the overall standings with just five of the season's 20 races remaining.

Oct 06, 2017, 10:13 AM IST
Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on the hunt despite F1 title lead

Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on the hunt despite F1 title lead

Hamilton lost the title last year despite winning the last four races, with now-retired team-mate Nico Rosberg chalking up the second-places he needed to stay ahead in the standings.

Oct 05, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Nico Rosberg keeping the champagne on ice despite closing in on title

Nico Rosberg keeping the champagne on ice despite closing in on title

Runner-up to Hamilton in the overall standings in the last two years, he is not planning to change it now that the title is within reach.

Oct 10, 2016, 12:35 PM IST
Force India extend lead over Williams after top-10 finish in Japanese Grand Prix

Force India extend lead over Williams after top-10 finish in Japanese Grand Prix

With four race remaining, Force India remain focussed on finishing fourth in the championship.

Oct 09, 2016, 17:32 PM IST
Nico Rosberg wins Japanese Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton finishes third after terrible start

Nico Rosberg wins Japanese Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton finishes third after terrible start

The one-three finish for the pair meant that Mercedes secured the Constructors` Championship for the third successive season.

Oct 09, 2016, 12:25 PM IST
Seething Lewis Hamilton snubs media after being pipped to Japanese GP pole position by Nico Rosberg

Seething Lewis Hamilton snubs media after being pipped to Japanese GP pole position by Nico Rosberg

After being pipped to pole position by Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg, Hamilton let rip.

Oct 08, 2016, 17:33 PM IST
Nico Rosberg secures pole for Japanese Grand Prix, Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton 2nd

Nico Rosberg secures pole for Japanese Grand Prix, Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton 2nd

The German`s Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton will start alongside him in second with Kimi Raikkonen locking down third spot for Sunday`s race in his Ferrari.

Oct 08, 2016, 13:11 PM IST
Japanese Grand Prix: Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso struggle in Honda homecoming

Japanese Grand Prix: Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso struggle in Honda homecoming

The combination has made steady progress this year, however, and they go into their home race at the Suzuka track — owned by Honda — expecting to score decent points.

Oct 07, 2016, 19:45 PM IST
First blood to rampant Nico Rosberg in Japanese Grand Prix

First blood to rampant Nico Rosberg in Japanese Grand Prix

Hamilton, by contrast, has had a tumultuous few days after a blown engine robbed the Briton of victory last weekend.

Oct 07, 2016, 13:34 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton wants changes made to F1 format

Lewis Hamilton wants changes made to F1 format

British Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton on Saturday urged the organisers to improve their race weekend format.

Oct 17, 2015, 18:08 PM IST
F1 should keep radio messages private: Fernando Alonso

F1 should keep radio messages private: Fernando Alonso

 After his controversial outburst at McLaren was broadcast live at the Japanese Grand Prix, Formula One driver Fernando Alonso has said that the sport's radio messages should stay between driver and team.

Oct 09, 2015, 19:04 PM IST
Renault to take over Lotus F1 team for 2016

Renault to take over Lotus F1 team for 2016

 Car manufacturer Renault have signed a letter of intent with the current owners of the Lotus Formula 1 team regarding its potential acquisition of the Enstone squad.

Sep 28, 2015, 18:06 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton defends lunge on Nico Rosberg in Japan

Lewis Hamilton defends lunge on Nico Rosberg in Japan

Lewis Hamilton denied he had acted unsportingly with the move which swept him past fierce rival Nico Rosberg at the start of the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday.

Sep 27, 2015, 20:03 PM IST
Strong show by Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg at Suzuka, finishes 6th

Strong show by Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg at Suzuka, finishes 6th

Nico Hulkenberg brushed aside a poor qualifying to finish sixth at the Japanese Grand Prix as Sahara Force India maintained its fifth place in the constructors championship table, here on Sunday.

Sep 27, 2015, 18:56 PM IST
Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton blazes to Suzuka win, matches idol Ayrton Senna's 41 victories

Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton blazes to Suzuka win, matches idol Ayrton Senna's 41 victories

Lewis Hamilton blazed to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg on Sunday to strengthen his grip on a third world title.

Sep 27, 2015, 13:57 PM IST