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.
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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.
Nico Rosberg led a one-two for the Mercedes drivers during the first practice session as Red Bull avoided showing their potential.
Mercedes again arrive poised to clinch the constructors’ title – but all eyes are on the drivers’ championship fight after Lewis Hamilton’s engine failure.
Wet conditions are predicted for both the qualifying session and race at Suzuka this weekend.
Pictures from the build-up to the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix.
The Suzuka circuit’s unique layout, fairground setting and famously dedicated fans make it unmistakably Japanese.
Don’t miss any of the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix sessions – here are the times for all of this weekend’s action plus the season-opening Formula E race.