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Kimi Raikkonen: "The final result is far from being the best possible"

10 days 15 hours ago

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The Finn recovered to fifth at the Suzuka International Racing Course on Sunday despite falling down the order on the opening lap as he attempted a pass on Nico Hulkenberg. read more »

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James Allison praises "vindication" of Mercedes development

10 days 15 hours ago

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Mercedes technical director James Allison says that Lewis Hamilton's Japanese GP victory proves that the team are making the right development strides. read more »

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Mercedes’ Toto Wolff: "Another perfect performance from Lewis"

10 days 15 hours ago

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Toto Wolff paid tribute to Lewis Hamilton's "perfect" victory at Suzuka, also warning his Mercedes team against complacency. read more »

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Valtteri Bottas: "Strategy created a good opportunity"

10 days 15 hours ago

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Valtteri Bottas paid tribute to his Mercedes team's choice of strategy, allowing the Finn to pit late on to take fourth place. read more »

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Horner hails “a fantastic performance” for Red Bull in Japan

10 days 15 hours ago

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Red Bull Racing principal Christian Horner hailed the performances of drivers Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo at Suzuka, who finished second and third. read more »

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Daniel Ricciardo pleased with “lonely” Japanese Grand Prix

10 days 15 hours ago

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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was happy with his performance at Suzuka, despite a difficult start to the race. read more »

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Max Verstappen: "I would have struggled to pass" Hamilton

10 days 15 hours ago

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Max Verstappen believes that Japanese Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton would have been difficult to pass, had the opportunity arisen at Suzuka. read more »

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Lewis Hamilton: "It was a win that I had to work very hard for"

11 days 2 hours ago

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The Briton secured victory in the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday to move closer to the title, especially as Sebastian Vettel was an early retiree. read more »

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Hamilton Wins as Vettel Retires at Japanese GP

11 days 5 hours ago

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Lewis Hamilton edged out Max Verstappen for victory at Suzuka, while title rival Sebastian Vettel suffered an engine problem which forced his retirement. read more »

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Romain Grosjean: "The car just had a lot of oversteer for no reason"

11 days 12 hours ago

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The Frenchman crashed out of qualifying, ending his chances of following team-mate Kevin Magnussen into Qualifying 2. read more »

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Carlos Sainz Jr.: "It's a qualifying I didn't really enjoy"

11 days 12 hours ago

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The Spaniard used the same set of tyres for both Qualifying 1 and 2 on Saturday in order to maximise his strategy options on Sunday. read more »

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Jolyon Palmer: "I think we have more pace than the guys in front"

11 days 13 hours ago

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The Briton will start eighteenth on Sunday, with the Japanese Grand Prix his last race with the Renault Sport Formula 1 Team. read more »

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Kevin Magnussen: "We have been stronger this weekend"

11 days 13 hours ago

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The Dane will start twelfth in Japan and believes he is in with a shout of points on Sunday. read more »

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Force India’s Bob Fernley: “The car has been competitive all weekend”

11 days 13 hours ago

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Fernley believes the team are in a good position for big points in tomorrow's race. read more »

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Nico Hülkenberg: "A top ten position slipped through our fingers"

11 days 14 hours ago

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The German is aiming for points on Sunday, and will start eleventh thanks to Fernando Alonso's grid penalty. read more »

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Sergio Perez: “I believe we maximised the potential of the car”

11 days 14 hours ago

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The Mexican believed that the team got all that it could out of the car in today's qualifying session. read more »

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Esteban Ocon: “I'm feeling very happy after qualifying”

11 days 14 hours ago

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The Frenchman has been promoted to fifth for tomorrow's race after penalties mixed up the grid. read more »

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Stoffel Vandoorne: "That was actually a pretty good session for me"

11 days 14 hours ago

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The Belgian will start inside the top ten with a free choice of tyre after missing out on the final qualifying segment on Saturday. read more »

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Fernando Alonso: "Qualifying wasn't too important for us"

11 days 14 hours ago

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The Spaniard starts at the rear of the grid in Japan after an engine change penalty, and he expects it to be difficult to break into the top ten during Sunday's race. read more »

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Felipe Massa: "Q3 was just a perfect lap, so I'm really happy with my result"

11 days 14 hours ago

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The Brazilian was delighted with his performance during Qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix, and will start eighth on Sunday. read more »

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Kimi Raikkonen: "It was not a great start of the day"

11 days 15 hours ago

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The Finn will start tenth on the grid on Sunday thanks to a gearbox penalty, which came about thanks to a free practice crash earlier in the day. read more »

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Christian Horner: "This circuit presents challenges”

11 days 15 hours ago

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Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner says the team will carry some confidence going into tomorrow's Japanese Grand Prix with both drivers starting on the second... read more »

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Toto Wolff Hails a “Great Starting Point”

11 days 15 hours ago

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Toto Wolff is pleased with the strong qualifying performance in Suzuka, but says the "hard work is still to be done". read more »

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Mercedes’ Allison Looking for Redemption at Japanese Grand Prix

11 days 15 hours ago

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James Allison is looking for redemption at the Japanese Grand Prix, following a poor performance at last week's Malaysian Grand Prix read more »

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Bottas Hoping Starting on Soft Tyres will Improve Chances During Race

11 days 15 hours ago

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Valtteri Bottas is hoping that starting on the Soft tyres tomorrow will improve his chances on a track that's very difficult to overtake on. read more »