Fernando Alonso says he didn’t have the pace to finish on the podium after taking fourth place in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said Mark Webber’s switch to a three-stop strategy was chosen after he used up more of his tyres in the first stint and had to pit earlier.
Sebastian Vettel is poised to clinch the world championship after scoring his ninth victory of the season in Japan.
Vettel has a strong chance of winning the championship at the next round after his ninth win of the year in Japan.
Sebastian Vettel led a Red Bull one-two in the Japanese Grand Prix
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An eventful qualifying session saw Mark Webber take pole position after team mate Sebastian Vettel was hampered by a KERS glitch. Here are the team radio messages from qualifying.
With the Red Bull drivers sharing the front row of the grid this could be the first serious contest between the two since their notorious confrontation in Malaysia.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the Japanese Grand Prix.
Charles Pic has been given a drive-through penalty for tomorrow’s Japanese Grand Prix before the race has even started.
Sauber have been fined ?é?ú16,980 (?óÔÇÜ?¼20,000) for giving an incorrect radio message to Nico Hulkenberg which resulted in him holding up Max Chilton.
Jean-Eric Vergne says his rear brakes caught fire in Q1 because they had jammed on.
Fernando Alonso gave no excuses for his qualifying performance in Japan, saying he hasn’t been able to get the most out of his car at Suzuka.
Sebastian Vettel declined to say he would have been on pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix had it not been for his KERS failing.
Mark Webber says he’ll cherish the memory of setting pole position at Suzuka at his last appearance at the track.
Mark Webber took pole position for the first time in more than a year after team mate Sebastian Vettel suffered more KERS problems in qualifying.
Mark Webber leads a Red Bull lock-out on the front row of the grid for the Japanese Grand Prix.
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Mark Webber was quickest in the final practice session for Red Bull but Sebastian Vettel missed the final runs due to a KERS problem.