Max Verstappen took his first Driver of the Weekend win in Japan and was runner-up in Singapore.
With a few exceptions, most of the teams had completely unchanged liveries for this Asian leg of the championship.
The Singapore Grand Prix earned its second-highest rating from F1 Fanatic readers this year but Japan’s race failed to excite.
Fernando Alonso didn’t spare Honda’s blushes during the Japanese Grand Prix – but he wasn’t the only driver complaining about his engine.
Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2015 Japanese Grand Prix weekend.
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Lewis Hamilton became the second driver in the space of five races to equal Ayrton Senna’s tally of 41 race victories. Sebastian Vettel did the same in Hungary.
Hamilton’s rivals didn’t see which way he went – and neither did many of those watching the Japanese Grand Prix on television.
Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas could have finished higher in the Japanese Grand Prix had they made their second pit stops earlier.
Ferrari produced the fastest pit stop of the Japanese Grand Prix which helped Kimi Raikkonen take fourth place from Valtteri Bottas.
Despite having lost pole position to his team mate in qualifying, Lewis Hamilton lapped a full second quicker in the race.
The 2015 Japanese Grand Prix in pictures.
Lewis Hamilton claimed his eighth victory of the year in the Japanese Grand Prix after passing his team mate at the start.
Lewis Hamilton increased his championship lead over Nico Rosberg to 48 points in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton led a one-two for Mercedes at Suzuka followed by the two Ferraris.
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Rosberg has only started in front of Hamilton once this year. He won – and he must convert his second pole into victory too.
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2015 Japanese Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg took pole position for the second time in 2015 after a close fight between him and Lewis Hamilton was interrupted by a major crash.