2019 Japanese Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas holds his winning trophy from the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

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Sebastian Vettel probably still had the adrenaline of qualifying running through him as he sat on pole, awaiting the gantry lights to change. They were held on for an age and something in him triggered the urge to begin releasing the clutch, even before the lights had gone out. He moved less than a metre, then stopped.

Race Results

Qualifying

Circuit - Suzuka

Country

Japan

Location

Suzuka, Mie Prefecture

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.608 (Miles)

Record

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Benz F1 W10 EQ Power+), 1m30.983, 142.761 mph, F1, 2018

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