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Hamilton claims top spot for Japanese GP

More Sports / Auto Racing Oct 6, 2018

Hamilton claims top spot for Japanese GP

World champion Lewis Hamilton roared to pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix as Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel slumped to ninth after a disastrous showing in qualifying on Saturday. Hamilton, who leads Vettel by 50 points with five races left this season, led a Mercedes ...

Lewis Hamilton dominates Japanese GP free practice

More Sports / Auto Racing Oct 5, 2018

Lewis Hamilton dominates Japanese GP free practice

World champion Lewis Hamilton wore the expression of a child in a candy store after utterly dominating Friday's free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix. Leading Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel by 50 points with five races left this season, Hamilton underlined his purple patch of form ...

Lewis Hamilton nabs pole for Japanese Grand Prix

More Sports / Auto Racing Oct 7, 2017

Lewis Hamilton nabs pole for Japanese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton struck a huge psychological blow in the Formula One title race Saturday with a sizzling qualifying drive to take pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix. The Briton, who leads Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel by 34 points with five races left, steered his Mercedes ...

Title-chasing Rosberg triumphs in Japanese Grand Prix

More Sports / Auto Racing Oct 9, 2016

Title-chasing Rosberg triumphs in Japanese Grand Prix

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg capitalized on a slow start by teammate Lewis Hamilton to win the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday and widen his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship. Rosberg, who started from pole position, controlled the race throughout and finished 4.9 seconds ...

Hamilton grabs easy win at Japanese GP

More Sports / Auto Racing Sep 27, 2015

Hamilton grabs easy win at Japanese GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton pulled off an aggressive passing move on teammate Nico Rosberg and went on to win the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday, moving a step closer to claiming his second straight Formula One title. Hamilton, who had his first retirement of the ...

Rosberg claims pole position for Japanese Grand Prix

More Sports / Auto Racing Sep 26, 2015

Rosberg claims pole position for Japanese Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg secured pole position in Japanese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday, posting a 1-minute, 32.584-second lap to head his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who completed an all-Mercedes front row. Daniil Kvyat brought the final portion of qualifying to an early end when he destroyed his ...

Button staying tight-lipped about future plans

More Sports / Auto Racing Sep 24, 2015

Button staying tight-lipped about future plans

Jenson Button refused to comment on Thursday about his future in Formula One amid reports he would retire at the end of 2015, as preparations continue for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix at the Suzuka circuit. Button, the 2009 world drivers champion, spoke about his disillusionment ...

More Sports / Auto Racing Jul 20, 2015

Bianchi funeral to be held in Nice

Jules Bianchi's funeral will take place in his hometown of Nice on Tuesday. The French Formula One driver died on Friday from head injuries sustained in a crash at last year's Japanese Grand Prix. Bianchi, 25, had been in a coma since the crash on ...