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Max Verstappen re-established Red Bull as winners at Suzuka, but Sergio Perez struggled. Here are RaceFans’ driver ratings for the Japanese GP.
Max Verstappen controlled the Japanese Grand Prix to secure the constructors’ crown for Red Bull while his team mate endured a race to forget.
Japanese Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen admitted he was “lucky” to hold onto the lead at the start after facing pressure from both McLarens.
Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri praised McLaren’s progress this season after securing second and third in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen took another comfortable victory in the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of the McLaren pair to win the constructors’ championship for Red Bull.
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Max Verstappen appears set to clinch the constructors’ championship for Red Bull on Sunday, but a warm track will make tyre wear critical.
Charles Leclerc, Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu will receive no penalties for exceeding the maximum lap time limit in qualifying.
McLaren’s Oscar Piastri says he was pleased to secure second on the grid at Suzuka despite knowing he could have gone faster.
Max Verstappen secured pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix by over half a second from the two McLarens of Oscar Piastri and Lando Norris.
Max Verstappen completed a hat trick of fastest practice times by setting the best lap in the final practice session at Suzuka.
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Max Verstappen looked back to his best on Friday in Suzuka with a close battle brewing behind him, but his team mate has a lot of speed to find.
Lando Norris says he was encouraged by McLaren’s pace in practice but admitted he struggled with handling around the Suzuka circuit.
Max Verstappen topped the times for the second session in a row on Friday as Pierre Gasly suffered a crash at the very end of practice.
Daniel Ricciardo is still a “while away” from returning to racing as he continues to recover from a broken hand, says AlphaTauri.
Max Verstappen put Red Bull back on top of the times in the opening practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.
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Red Bull driver Sergio Perez says his team have a good idea what they got wrong with their set-up last weekend in Singapore.