Formula One: Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practice - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesFormula One: Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practiceThe Straits TimesSUZUKA, Japan (REUTERS) - Sebastian Vettel was quickest in free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday (Oct 6) with the Ferrari driver's morning effort never coming under threat in a rain-shortened afternoon session that saw only five men ...and more »

Ferrari have 'all reasons to be confident': Vettel - ABP LIVE

ABP LIVEFerrari have 'all reasons to be confident': VettelABP LIVEJohannesburg [South Africa], Oct 6 (ANI): Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel has exuded confidence on his team Ferrari's chances of achieving success this weekend at the Suzuka Circuit. The 30-year-old's comments came after emerging out ...and more »

Jenson Button says Lewis Hamilton is favourite to win F1 2017 title - SkySports

SkySportsJenson Button says Lewis Hamilton is favourite to win F1 2017 titleSkySportsJenson Button thinks Lewis Hamilton is favourite to win this year's world championship as he is unconvinced Sebastian Vettel will be able to reel in the "massive" points gap. Hamilton has opened up a 34-point lead over Vettel after claiming three wins ...and more »

Lewis Hamilton fastest in rain-hit practice for Japanese GP - India TV

India TVLewis Hamilton fastest in rain-hit practice for Japanese GPIndia TVThe Mercedes driver was quickest in the afternoon practice with a lap of 1 minute, 48.719 seconds, .799 seconds ahead of Force India rival Esteban Ocon. Reported by: AP , New Delhi [Updated:06 Oct 2017, 8:23 PM IST]. Japanese GP Lewis Hamilton of ...and more »

Hamilton: Car 'feeling much better' at Suzuka - Fox Sports Asia

Fox Sports AsiaHamilton: Car 'feeling much better' at SuzukaFox Sports AsiaLewis Hamilton has revealed that he is much happier with his Mercedes so far this race weekend, after balance and pace issues tarnished his Malaysia running. Hamilton was second behind Sebastian Vettel in FP1 and was one of only five drivers to set ...and more »

Japanese GP: Vettel fires warning before washout - The Express Tribune

The Express TribuneJapanese GP: Vettel fires warning before washoutThe Express TribuneSLIM TITLE HOPES: Vettel trails Hamilton by 34 points for the championship with five of the 20 races left this season. PHOTO: AFP. SUZUKA: Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel set the pace Friday for the Japanese Grand Prix with a blistering drive in the morning ...and more »

Japanese F1 GP: Lewis Hamilton prepares for 'war' at Suzuka - The Week UK

The Week UKJapanese F1 GP: Lewis Hamilton prepares for 'war' at SuzukaThe Week UKRain may have meant that only five drivers succeeded in setting a lap time during today's practice sessions at Suzuka, but the weather marked a 'return to normal' for Lewis Hamilton in his Mercedes. See related. Seeing red: Schumacher's Ferrari F2001 ...and more »

Haas F1 Team: Japanese Grand Prix Practice Recap - Modern Tire Dealer

Haas F1 Team: Japanese Grand Prix Practice RecapModern Tire DealerThe 16th round of the Formula One World Championship got off to an abbreviated start as rain impacted the amount of track time teams were able to have Friday at Suzuka Circuit. Both of the 90-minute sessions – FP1 and FP2 – on the 5.807-kilometer ...and more »

Who said what after Friday practice for the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix - ESPN.co.uk

ESPN.co.ukWho said what after Friday practice for the 2017 Japanese Grand PrixESPN.co.ukESPN rounds up all the reaction from up and down the Suzuka paddock following Friday practice for the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix. Mercedes. Lewis Hamilton: "It's been an interesting day, the car is feeling much better than it was in Malaysia. I'm glad ...and more »

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes performance 'back to normal' in Japan - ESPN.co.uk

ESPN.co.ukLewis Hamilton: Mercedes performance 'back to normal' in JapanESPN.co.ukLewis Hamilton says his Mercedes car feels "back to normal" following Friday practice at the Japanese Grand Prix, after the team struggled for pace in Malaysia and Singapore. Although Hamilton claimed an unlikely win from fifth on the grid in Singapore ...and more »

Sebastian Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practice - Eurosport.com ASIA

Eurosport.com ASIASebastian Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practiceEurosport.com ASIASebastian Vettel was quickest in free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday with the Ferrari driver's morning effort never coming under threat in a rain-shortened afternoon session that saw only five men completed timed laps.and more »

F1 Raceweek: Vettel needs to close Hamilton gap in Japan - AOL UK

AOL UKF1 Raceweek: Vettel needs to close Hamilton gap in JapanAOL UKFollowing his sterling attempt at damage limitation in Malaysia last time out, Sebastian Vettel arrives in Japan needing to make up ground on championship leader Lewis Hamilton. The Ferrari driver battled from the back of the grid at Sepang to finish ...and more »

Japanese GP: Practice notes - Renault - pitpass.com

pitpass.comJapanese GP: Practice notes - Renaultpitpass.comRenault Sport Formula One Team saw a mixed-weather first day at Suzuka in preparation for this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix. FP1 proved productive with dry conditions, whereas the afternoon saw extensive rainfall, meaning a delayed start to running, ...and more »

2017 Japanese GP (Suzuka): Formula One F1 Combined Practice Results - Vettel, Ferrari Fastest! - PaddockTalk

2017 Japanese GP (Suzuka): Formula One F1 Combined Practice Results - Vettel, Ferrari Fastest!PaddockTalkHuge Sainz crash. Rained out. Sebastian Vettel and his No. 5 Ferrari set the best Friday practice time during the first session for the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix at the historic Suzuka circuit. Vettel comes into the weekend needing a win, and some help ...and more »

The warnings still lurking for Mercedes in Japan - autosport.com

autosport.comThe warnings still lurking for Mercedes in Japanautosport.comAfter two races on the back foot, Lewis Hamilton declared Mercedes "back to normal" on Friday in Japan. But there's plenty of evidence that 'normal' doesn't mean dominance anymore. Subscribe to Autosport PlustodaySign in. By Ben Anderson · @ ...and more »

Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton fires warning shot at Sebastian Vettel after finishing first in wet practice - The Sun

The SunJapanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton fires warning shot at Sebastian Vettel after finishing first in wet practiceThe SunLEWIS HAMILTON has fired a warning to Sebastian Vettel after declaring that he is back up to speed following his struggles in Singapore and Malaysia. The championship leader was relieved after complaining about being off the pace in the two previous ...and more »

Japanese GP: F1's most dramatic Suzuka showdowns - CNN

CNNJapanese GP: F1's most dramatic Suzuka showdownsCNN(CNN) Revered by drivers, loved by fans, the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka has hosted some of Formula One's most dramatic moments down the years. With its mix of flat-out speed, sweeping corners and tight technical turns, the former Honda test track ...and more »

Japanese GP: Hamilton dominates rain-hit second practice session - New Kerala

Japanese GP: Hamilton dominates rain-hit second practice sessionNew KeralaJohannesburg [South Africa], Oct 6 : Three-time world champion and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton produced a rich vein of form as he emerged out as a quickest driver in a rain-hit second practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday.and more »

Vettel: Ferrari have 'all reasons to be confident' - Fox Sports Asia

Fox Sports AsiaVettel: Ferrari have 'all reasons to be confident'Fox Sports AsiaSebastian Vettel is upbeat about Ferrari's chances of success this weekend after getting a good feel for the car in FP1 at Suzuka. Vettel was quickest in dry FP1 conditions in Japan, but did not set a timed lap in FP2 due to heavy rain showers all-but ...and more »

Hamilton believes his Mercedes is in better shape ahead of Japanese Grand Prix - BT Sport (press release) (blog)

BT Sport (press release) (blog)Hamilton believes his Mercedes is in better shape ahead of Japanese Grand PrixBT Sport (press release) (blog)Lewis Hamilton is happy that his unpredictable Mercedes is in better shape ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix despite heavy rain severely limiting running in Friday practice. The Briton leads the world championship by 34 points after he eked everything ...and more »