Japanese GP (2018)
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Fernando Alonso laid into Formula 1's stewards after the Japanese Grand Prix, saying their decision to penalise him shows "how bad Formula 1 is". Andrew van de Burgt and Stuart Codling join Ben Anderson to assess the validity of that claim and analyse the other major incidents that happened at Suzuka.
James Allen analyses the Japanese Grand Prix, where Ferrari once again threw away its chances with poor decision making, while Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes cruised to another simple victory. But the real action was in the midfield…
Lewis Hamilton says he has loved going head-to-head with Sebastian Vettel for the 2018 Formula 1 title this season and wishes he had more fights with the Ferrari driver.
Motorsport Network's Julia Piquet talks to F1 editor Jonathan Noble about Sebastian Vettel's title hopes, where Ferrari went wrong, and who was to blame in the Vettel/Max Verstappen clash.
With Sebastian Vettel now almost certain to lose the F1 world championship to Lewis Hamilton, after a woeful weekend at the Japanese Grand Prix, Andrew van de Burgt and Stuart Codling join Ben Anderson to analyse how Ferrari has crumbled under pressure as the title fight with Mercedes has intensified.
The FIA decided not to give Kevin Magnussen a penalty for his move on Charles Leclerc in the Japanese Grand Prix because it felt it was unlucky timing rather than a deliberate chop.
Lewis Hamilton believes he and Mercedes can take credit for putting the pressure on Ferrari in the two Formula 1 teams' psychological "war" for the 2018 title.
Honda had to abort a planned change to help its upgraded Formula 1 engine after being "surprised” by an FIA instruction before the start of the Japanese Grand Prix.
Sauber boss Fred Vasseur has backed his driver Charles Leclerc and says Kevin Magnussen has been involved "in all the big crashes" during the 2018 Formula 1 season.
There's no question Mercedes now has the fastest car in Formula 1 again, and Lewis Hamilton is also in arguably his greatest form yet. But a run of unfathomably poor decisions by Ferrari at Suzuka made the title battle outcome even more obvious.
Welcome to the morning after the Japanese Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton dominated from start to finish from pole as Max Verstappen played pinball with the Ferraris on his way to third. Let’s look at the stories behind the headlines…
F1 race director Charlie Whiting has no doubts that Max Verstappen "clearly" deserved a penalty for his first lap incident with Kimi Raikkonen in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton has admitted he never expected Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari to “tail off” in the Formula 1 title battle the way they have.
Max Verstappen feels Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel "drove into the side of my car" in their Japanese Grand Prix clash, which the Dutchman likened to their earlier collision in China.
Charles Leclerc says he could not understand why Formula 1 rival Kevin Magnussen was not penalised for his "dangerous" move in their fight during the Japanese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton moved to the brink of the 2018 Formula 1 title by claiming victory in the Japanese Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel clashed with Max Verstappen.
Toro Rosso Formula 1 team boss Franz Tost says there will be no reason to replace Brendon Hartley if he maintains form after a breakthrough qualifying in Suzuka.
Nico Hulkenberg fears that Renault is no longer "fast enough" compared to its midfield opposition, after slumping to his joint worst qualifying of the season at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff says the team order's discussion ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix will be "different" to avoid a repeat of the situation seen in Russia last weekend.
Red Bull boss Christian Horner says the Renault engine problem that curtailed Daniel Ricciardo's Japanese GP qualifying "shouldn't happen at this level".
Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene labelled his team’s tyre choice blunder in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix as "unacceptable", as he blasted a lack of "common sense" on the pitwall.
Romain Grosjean admits he came "very close" to following Ferrari in going out with intermediate tyres in the final segment of Formula 1 qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix.
Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley says a fib from his race engineer contributed to his best-ever Formula 1 qualifying result in Suzuka.
Sebastian Vettel says he is "not blaming anybody" at Ferrari for the failed tyre gamble during qualifying for Formula 1's Japanese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes showed its true class as the best team in Formula 1 during Japanese Grand Prix qualifying, on a day when title rival Ferrari made another blunder.
Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for Formula 1’s Japanese Grand Prix, while title rival Sebastian Vettel ended up ninth after a failed intermediate tyre gamble.
Lewis Hamilton continued his domination ahead of Japanese Grand Prix qualifying as the final Formula 1 practice session at Suzuka ended early after a Nico Hulkenberg crash.
Follow all the action from the Japanese Grand Prix as it happens with our minute-by-minute coverage.
Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images bring you the Formula 1 technical updates on show in the Suzuka pitlane at the Japanese GP on Friday, giving insight into the relentless development undertaken by the teams in pursuit of more performance.
Max Verstappen called Japanese Grand Prix practice on Friday “one of my worst this season” and said he did not enjoy “one lap” in his Red Bull Formula 1 car.
Sebastian Vettel says it is clear Ferrari is damaging its tyres more than its rivals in Japan, on a weekend where it is already locked in to an ultra-aggressive strategy.
Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton led a dominant Mercedes one-two in the opening practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix despite avoiding Pirelli’s softest tyres.
Renault and McLaren were both forced to break the curfew this morning at Suzuka due to the late arrival of their BP/Castrol lubricants from Europe.
Giorgio Piola and Sutton Images bring you the Formula 1 technical updates on show in the Suzuka pitlane at the Japanese GP on Thursday, giving insight into the relentless development undertaken by the teams in pursuit of more performance.