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Valtteri Bottas wins Japanese Grand Prix as Mercedes win constructors' title


Been a while... Suzuka is Valtteri Bottas' third victory of the season - the first two came in March and April


Valtteri Bottas won the Japanese Grand Prix with team-mate Lewis Hamilton third behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, securing a Formula 1 record sixth straight World Championship double for Mercedes.

The result sealed the constructors' title with four races to go and, while Hamilton is not quite world champion yet, only Bottas can catch him.

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Japanese GP typhoon: Qualifying postponed as Typhoon Hagibis nears




Formula 1 has cancelled all activities at the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday as a result of the threat of Typhoon Hagibis.

The tropical storm, the largest of the year, is due to hit the Japanese mainland and organisers had taken the decision "in the interests of safety for the spectators, competitors, and everyone at the Suzuka Circuit".

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Japanese Grand Prix: Typhoon qualifying decision delayed until Friday

In both 2004 and 2010, qualifying at Suzuka had to be postponed until Sunday morning before the race



Formula 1 has delayed a decision on whether to cancel Japanese Grand Prix qualifying as a result of Typhoon Hagibis until Friday.

The storm is expected to make landfall on Saturday on the south coast of Honshu island, where Suzuka is located.

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Toro Rosso: Naoki Yamamoto to make F1 debut in Japanese Grand Prix practice

Naoki Yamamoto (right) is former F1 world champion Jenson Button's team-mate in Super GT



Japan's Naoki Yamamoto will make his Formula 1 debut when he drives a Toro Rosso in first practice at his home grand prix on Friday.

The 31-year-old reigning champion in Japan's Super Formula and Super GT series will drive Pierre Gasly's car.

Read more: Toro Rosso: Naoki Yamamoto to make F1 debut in Japanese Grand Prix practice

Marc Marquez wins sixth MotoGP title with Thailand victory

Marc Marquez has won 53 races in MotoGP




Marc Marquez has won his sixth MotoGP world title - and his fourth in a row - after victory in Thailand on Sunday.

The 26-year-old, who was taken to hospital after a crash in practice at Chang circuit in Buriram, sealed his latest crown with four races to spare.

Read more: Marc Marquez wins sixth MotoGP title with Thailand victory


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