2017 Japanese Grand Prix
|2017 Japanese Grand Prix|
|Race 16 of 20 in the 2017 Formula One World Championship|
Layout of the Suzuka International Racing Course
|Date||8 October 2017|
|Official name||2017 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix|
|Location||Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, Japan|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||5.807 km (3.608 mi)|
|Distance||53 laps, 307.471 km (191.054 mi)|
|Time||1:33.144 on lap 50|
|Second||Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer|
|Third||Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer|
The 2017 Japanese Grand Prix (formally known as the 2017 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on 8 October 2017 at the Suzuka International Racing Course in Suzuka in the Mie Prefecture, Japan. The race was the sixteenth round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship and marked the forty-third running of the Japanese Grand Prix. The 2017 event was the thirty-third time that the race has been run as a World Championship event since the inaugural season in 1950, and the twenty-ninth time that a World Championship round had been held at Suzuka.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton entered the round with a thirty-four-point lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the World Drivers' Championship. Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas sat third, a further twenty-five points behind. In the World Constructors' Championship, Mercedes held a lead of one hundred and eighteen points over Ferrari, with Red Bull Racing a further one hundred and fifteen points behind in third place.
|4||3||Daniel Ricciardo||Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer||1:29.475||1:28.935||1:28.306||3|
|5||33||Max Verstappen||Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer||1:29.181||1:28.747||1:28.332||4|
|7||31||Esteban Ocon||Force India-Mercedes||1:30.115||1:29.199||1:29.111||5|
|8||11||Sergio Pérez||Force India-Mercedes||1:29.696||1:29.343||1:29.230||7|
|15||55||Carlos Sainz Jr.||Toro Rosso||1:30.565||1:30.413||192|
|17||10||Pierre Gasly||Toro Rosso||1:31.317||14|
|107% time: 1:35.280|
- ^1 – Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Räikkönen received a 5-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change.
- ^2 – Fernando Alonso received a 35-place grid penalty and both Jolyon Palmer and Carlos Sainz Jr. received a 20-place grid penalty, all for exceeding their respective quota of power unit components.
Championship standings after the race
- Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
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