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Japanese Grand Prix 2016

Fastest Lap Vettel
Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Mercedes



0 DNF's of 22 starters
Pole: Nico Rosberg
Lights to flag!
16th to 12th4Most Places Gained:
Jolyon Palmer
Female/Male Ratio 0:22, Nationalities: 12, Main Nationalities: Germany with 4 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 36, Youngest Driver: 19

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPointsNotes
-1stN. Rosberg2016-lineup-mercedes25
12ndM. Verstappen2016-lineup-red-bull18
13rdL. Hamilton2016-lineup-mercedes15
24thS. Vettel2016-lineup-ferrari12 ()
35thK. Räikkönen2016-lineup-ferrari10
26thD. Ricciardo2016-lineup-red-bull8
27thS. Perez2016-lineup-force-india6
18thN. Hulkenberg2016-lineup-force-india4
39thF. Massa2016-lineup-williams2
110thV. Bottas2016-lineup-williams1
411thR. Grosjean2016-lineup-haas
412thJ. Palmer2016-lineup-renault+1 Lap
-13thD. Kvyat2016-lineup-toro-rosso+1 Lap
314thK. Magnussen2016-lineup-renault+1 Lap
315thM. Ericsson2016-lineup-sauber+1 Lap
116thF. Alonso2016-lineup-mclaren+1 Lap
317thC. Sainz Jnr2016-lineup-toro-rosso+1 Lap
418thJ. Button2016-lineup-mclaren+1 Lap
-19thF. Nasr2016-lineup-sauber+1 Lap
1020thE. Gutiérrez2016-lineup-haas+1 Lap
121stE. Ocon2016-lineup-manor+1 Lap
122ndP. Wehrlein2016-lineup-manor+1 Lap

* indicates fastest lap

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