Japanese GP timetable

Date published: October 4 2016

The Japanese Grand Prix, which takes place at Suzuka, marks the 17th race of the 2016 Formula 1 season.

All times are local (Suzuka is GMT +9)

Thursday 6 October
15:00 – 16:00: FIA press conference
16:00 – 17:00: Autograph Session

Friday 7 October
10:00 – 11:30: First free practice
12:35 – 13:30: Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
14:00 – 15:30: Second free practice
16:00 – 17:00: FIA press conference

Saturday 8 October
09:30 – 10:15: Team Pit Stop Practice
09:30 – 11:40: Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
12:00 – 13:00: Third free practice
15:00 – 16:00: Qualifying
16:00: FIA post-qualifying press conference

Sunday 9 October
12:00 – 12:10: F1 Legends Demonstration Lap
12:30: Drivers Track Parade
12:45 – 13:15: Starting Grid Presentation
14:00 – 16:00: Japanese GP
16:00: FIA post-race press conference

Japanese GP Info
No of Laps: 53
Race Distance: 307.471
Lap Record: 1:31.540 – Kimi Raikkonen (2005)
2015 Winner: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)