F1: Never in Doubt; Hamilton Wires Field for Eighth Formula One Victory of Season at Suzuka

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SUZUKA, Japan — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Mark Thompson/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Lewis Hamilton’s victory in Sunday’s Formula One Japanese Grand Prix was never in doubt. Hamilton seized the lead away from Mercedes teammate and polesitter Nico Rosberg by the time the field had reached turn two of the Suzuka Circuit and never looked …

F1: Rosberg on Pole in Japan as Kvyat Walks Away From Massive Qualifying Crash

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SUZUKA, Japan — official series release — Clive Mason/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Saturday’s qualifying session at the Suzuka Circuit finished in dramatic fashion after Daniil Kvyat crashed his Red Bull at the end of Q3, leaving Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg on pole for the Japanese Grand Prix. Rosberg ended up less than a tenth of a second ahead of teammate Lewis …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Three Questions in the Wake of the Japanese Grand Prix

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Getty Images photo — Just a week ago now, the buildup to the Japanese Grand Prix was near-deafening, with anticipation soaring through the roof leading up to the race for those who stayed awake during early hours of the morning to watch it. The storylines doubled …

F1: Hamilton Triumphs in Rainy Japanese Grand Prix; Bianchi Taken to Hospital in Shortened Race

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SUZUKA, Japan — official release — Mercedes photo — Lewis Hamilton triumphed for Mercedes at a wet Suzuka on Sunday, but the race was overshadowed by an accident involving Marussia’s Jules Bianchi. The Frenchman, who went off at Turn 7 and made contact with a recovery vehicle dealing with a separate incident, has been taken to the hospital. The accident brought …

F1: Rosberg Snatches Suzuka Pole; Sets Up Another All-Mercedes Front Row in Japan

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SUZUKA, Japan — official release — Mercedes photo — Nico Rosberg took a key step forward in his quest to wrest back the lead of the world championship from Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton when he beat the Brit to claim pole for Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix my a mere 0.197 seconds at Suzuka Circuitland. Hamilton had shrugged off his morning …

F1: Hamilton Leads the Way in Practice at Suzuka

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SUZUKA, Japan – official release — Mercedes photo — Lewis Hamilton put his Mercedes entry on the top of the practice charts during a chaotic pair of Formula One practice sessions Friday at the Suzuka Circuit. Hamilton topped the time sheet with his 1:35.078 lap during the second practice, .240 of a second ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg. The Williams …