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Lewis Hamilton has heaped praise on his Mercedes strategists after qualifying on pole position in tricky conditions in Japan.
An unfortunate Daniel Ricciardo screamed into his helmet after Renault power let him down once again in Japan.
Fernando Alonso thought he was assured of a place in the second part of qualifying after “one of the best laps” of his career.
Valtteri Bottas has admitted that he found it tough to get his Mercedes working in FP3, but fought back to qualifying second.
Esteban Ocon has been given a three-place grid penalty ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix for failing to slow sufficiently for red flags.
Lewis Hamilton is closing in fast on a fifth Drivers’ title as F1 heads to Suzuka for the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend.
Kimi Raikkonen admitted that the Ferrari strategists thought that the rain was going to come sooner than it did at Suzuka.
Toro Rosso got both cars into Q3 in Japan on Saturday, and teased Fernando Alonso on social media after the session.
Despite crashing late in the final practice session of the weekend, Nico Hulkenberg was surprised to see himself drop out of qualifying at the first hurdle.
Romain Grosjean has admitted that going out on the soft tyres in Q2 was a “brave move” from the Haas team.