Japanese GP (2017)
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Sebastian Vettel’s retirement from the Japanese Grand Prix is a ‘killer blow’ to fans hoping for a thrilling end to the Formula 1 title battle, reckons Red Bull boss Christian Horner.
Motorsport.com columnist Felipe Massa feels the Japanese GP has boosted Williams in its quest for fifth place in the F1 2017 constructors' championship - but he expects a stern challenge from Renault over the remaining rounds.
James Allen takes a strategic review of the Japanese Grand Prix, and analyses the battle for the win and some midfield team orders.
Mercedes arrived in Japan hoping to lay to rest the ghosts that blighted its relative pace to Ferrari and Red Bull in the last few races.
Red Bull thinks that the lack of a 'magic' engine mode for Q3 explained its confusing pace at the Japanese Grand Prix – as it struggled in qualifying before being able to match Mercedes in the race.
Another nail was driven into Sebastian Vettel's 2017 World Championship bid's coffin at Suzuka, but he and Ferrari can look back further than the last three races to find days when crucial points went begging this season.
It wasn't so long ago that Sebastian Vettel was leading the Formula 1 world championship, and it seemed likely that his battle with Lewis Hamilton would go all the way to Abu Dhabi.
Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari’s recent run of Formula 1 engine failures is “a bit weird”, after the outfit lost more ground in the drivers’ and constructors’ championship in Japan.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says his team has no reason to celebrate in Formula 1 yet – because it needs to get to the bottom of its troublesome ‘diva’.
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A blistered front-left tyre was the main reason why Max Verstappen couldn't attack Lewis Hamilton for victory in the Japanese Grand Prix, according to Red Bull boss Christian Horner.
Ferrari ran out of time to change the spark plug on Sebastian Vettel's car after detecting a problem when the German left the garage to take the start in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas has firmly set his sights on Sebastian Vettel’s second place in the World Drivers’ Championship now that his confidence in the handling of his Mercedes returned in the Japanese Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen believes he wouldn't have beaten Lewis Hamilton to victory in the Japanese Grand Prix even without losing time in the traffic late on.
Lewis Hamilton took another step towards this year's Formula 1 title with victory in the Japanese Grand Prix, narrowly beating Max Verstappen, while Sebastian Vettel's championship hopes suffered a blow.
Sebastian Vettel thinks it is essential he "protects" his Ferrari Formula 1 team right now from the inevitable criticism it will face amid its latest reliability drama.
Sebastian Vettel's world championship hopes suffered another blow in the Japanese Grand Prix when he was forced to retire early on following a spark plug failure.