Japanese GP race results: Lewis Hamilton wins in drama

Lewis Hamilton gets his win before the checkered flag due to a second red flag. Rosberg in P2 and second podium for Vettel in P3.

The race started with pace and it ended behind it. Mercedes drivers swapped their leading positions few times but Briton managed to make some good strategy moves and clinched his P1.

Jenson Button had the best strategy changing to inters first. But than, after his last pitstop the pace car were out and it spoiled all his game.

Jules Bianchi crashed into a recovery vehicle before the race was stopped. Transfered to a hospital.

 

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 44 1:51:43.021 2 25
2 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 44 +0:09.180 1 18
3 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 44 +0:29.122 9 15
4 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-Renault 44 +0:38.818 6 12
5 22 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 44 +1:07.550 8 10
6 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 44 +1:53.773 3 8
7 19 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 44 +1:55.126 4 6
8 25 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Renault 44 +1:55.945 11 4
9 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 44 +2:07.638 14 2
10 11 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 43 +1lap 12 1
11 26 Daniil Kvyat STR-Renault 43 +1 laps 13  
12 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 43 +1 laps 10  
13 21 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 43 +1 laps 16  
14 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 43 +1 laps 7  
15 13 Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Renault 43 +1 laps 17  
16 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 43 +1 laps 18  
17 9 Marcus Ericsson Caterham-Renault 43 +1 laps 19  
18 4 Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 43 +1 laps 22  
19 10 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham-Renault 43 +1 laps 21  
20 17 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Ferrari 41 +3 laps 20  
21 99 Adrian Sutil Sauber-Ferrari  40  +4 laps 15  
22 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari  2  +42 laps 5  

 

For the complete results, visit our Formula One result pages.

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Series Formula 1
Event Japanese GP
Sub-event Sunday race
Track Suzuka
Drivers Jenson Button , Kimi Raikkonen , Fernando Alonso , Lewis Hamilton , Felipe Massa , Nico Rosberg , Pastor Maldonado , Sebastian Vettel , Kamui Kobayashi , Adrian Sutil , Nico Hulkenberg , Sergio Perez , Romain Grosjean , Daniel Ricciardo , Max Chilton , Esteban Gutierrez , Marcus Ericsson , Jules Bianchi , Valtteri Bottas , Jean-Eric Vergne , Kevin Magnussen , Daniil Kvyat
Teams Ferrari , Red Bull Racing , Mercedes , Sauber , McLaren , Force India , Williams
Article type Race report