An average rating of 7.3 out of 10 put the Japanese Grand Prix in the middle of the races so far this year on the scores table.
The Japanese Grand Prix provided a fascinating strategic battle between Red Bull and Lotus, and there was much more going on as well as the team radio messages show.
The first-lap crash between Jules Bianchi and Giedo van der Garde, Jean-Eric Vergne’s fire in qualifying and more were captured on video by fans in Japan.
Colin Walters produced the best prediction of the Japanese Grand Prix – and would have got a perfect score had Sebastian Vettel not missed out on pole position.
Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2013 Japanese Grand Prix weekend.
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Fernando Alonso is now F1’s all-time highest points scorer and Sebastian Vettel joined an elite group of drivers to win five races in a row.
Sebastian Vettel came out on top in a compelling three-way scrap with Mark Webber and Romain Grosjean to score his fourth win at Suzuka.
Red Bull’s decision to convert Mark Webber to a three-stop strategy prompted claims they’d done so to favour Sebastian Vettel. But the data reveals why they did it.
Felipe Massa’s refusal to follow an order to let Fernando Alonso past delayed his team mate’s progress and cost both Ferrari drivers a place at one point.
Mark Webber set the fastest lap of the Japanese Grand Prix as he began his final stint of the race but Mercedes showed good pace too.
The 2013 Japanese Grand Prix in pictures.
Daniel Ricciardo said his drive-through penalty during the Japanese Grand Prix was “unbelievable” and denied he’d gained an advantage by going off the track while overtaking Adrian Sutil.
Esteban Gutierrez said scoring the first points of his F1 career will give him a platform to build on in the future.
Martin Whitmarsh said he was surprised Nico Rosberg complained about Sergio Perez’s driving after the Japanese Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso says he didn’t have the pace to finish on the podium after taking fourth place in the Japanese Grand Prix.
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