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Nico Rosberg’s season of firsts continued at Suzuka on Sunday as he made the most of Lewis Hamilton’s poor start to race unchallenged to the victory at the Japanese GP.
Nico Rosberg’s run of P1s continued in qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix where he took pole position by 0.013s ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Nico Rosberg was back up in P1 in a damp final practice for the Japanese GP, a session in which Lewis Hamilton was over a second off the pace.
Nico Rosberg narrowly pipped Lewis Hamilton to the P1 in Friday’s second practice for the Japanese GP, edging his championship rival by 0.072s.
Nico Rosberg had the edge over Lewis Hamilton throughout Friday’s opening practice for the Japanese GP as the championship leader kept his team-mate at bay to take P1 by 0.215s.
Lewis Hamilton added a third Japanese Grand Prix victory to his tally at Suzuka on Sunday as he easily held off the chasing pack while Nico Rosberg was P2.
Nico Rosberg put Mercedes back on pole position while a violent crash for Daniil Kvyat meant a slightly early end to qualifying at the Suzuka circuit.
After the blip that was Singapore, Mercedes were back setting the pace in a frantic final practice for the Japanese Grand Prix…
Daniil Kvyat narrowly pipped Nico Rosberg to the P1 on Friday afternoon at a wet Suzuka as he edged ahead moments before more rain fell…
Toro Rosso’s Carlos Sainz set the pace in a quiet opening practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix, which was blighted by the rain.