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Japanese Grand Prix 2017

Best Race Team Mercedes
Best Quali Team Mercedes



5 DNF's of 20 starters
Pole: Lewis Hamilton
Lights to flag!
20th to 11th9Most Places Gained:
Fernando Alonso
Female/Male Ratio 0:20, Nationalities: 13, Main Nationalities: France & Germany with 3 drivers, Average Driver Age: 27, Oldest Driver: 37, Youngest Driver: 18

Race Results

+/-PosDriverTeamPointsNotes
-1stL. Hamilton2017-lineup-mercedes25
22ndM. Verstappen2017-lineup-red-bull18
-3rdD. Ricciardo2017-lineup-red-bull15
24thV. Bottas2017-lineup-mercedes12
55thK. Räikkönen2017-lineup-ferrari10
16thE. Ocon2017-lineup-force-india8
-7thS. Perez2017-lineup-force-india6
48thK. Magnussen2017-lineup-haas4
49thR. Grosjean2017-lineup-haas2
210thF. Massa2017-lineup-williams1+1 Lap
911thF. Alonso2017-lineup-mclaren+1 Lap
612thJ. Palmer2017-lineup-renault+1 Lap
113thP. Gasly2017-lineup-toro-rosso+1 Lap
514thS. Vandoorne2017-lineup-mclaren+1 Lap
215thP. Wehrlein2017-lineup-sauber+2 laps
1DNFL. Stroll2017-lineup-williams
6DNFN. Hulkenberg2017-lineup-renault
2DNFM. Ericsson2017-lineup-sauber
17DNFS. Vettel2017-lineup-ferrari
1DNFC. Sainz Jnr2017-lineup-toro-rosso

* indicates fastest lap

Race News

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