Nico Rosberg scored his ninth victory of the season in the Japanese Grand Prix on another tough day for his team mate.
Nico Rosberg can win the championship by finishing second to Lewis Hamilton in the remaining races, following his Japanese Grand Prix victory.
Nico Rosberg won the Japanese Grand Prix ahead of Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton.
Mercedes have won the Formula One constructors’ championship for the third year running.
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Kimi Raikkonen and Jenson Button have been given grid penalties for the Japanese Grand Prix for component changes.
Hamilton starts behind Rosberg for the third year running at Suzuka and the battle between the Mercedes men could be settled at the start.
Jolyon Palmer said his Japanese Grand Prix qualifying result could have been even better despite making it into Q2.
Haas team principal Guenther Steiner says the team achieved one of the targets for its debut season by getting both cars into Q3.
Sebastian Vettel said he was pleased to disprove those who said Ferrari would not be competitive at Suzuka after the team out-qualified Red Bull.
Lewis Hamilton said he was relieved to get as close as he did to pole position after abandoning his original set-up on his Mercedes.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix.
Daniel Ricciardo said a loss of speed on the straights hampered his effort in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix.
A thrilling qualifying session for the Japanese Grand Prix saw Nico Rosberg beat his team mate to pole position by a tiny margin.
Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix, beating Lewis Hamilton by 13 thousandths of a second.
Nico Rosberg completed a clean sweep of all three practice sessions for the Japanese Grand Prix in a damp final hour of running.
Daniel Ricciardo believes the wet conditions expected for Saturday’s qualifying session at Suzuka will give Red Bull a chance to take the fight to Mercedes.
Nico Rosberg stayed on top in the second practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix but he was only fractionally ahead of his team mate.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix.