2019 Formula 1 World Championship to continue in Japan


The 17th race of the Grand Prix in the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship will take place in Japan’s Suzaka city on Sunday.

Formula 1 decided to postpone tomorrow’s qualifying round to Sunday due to threat of heavy rains and strong winds.

The qualifying round will start at 0100GMT, with the race beginning at 0510GMT on Sunday.

The Japan Grand Prix will be held in the Suzaka circuit in 53 laps on the track of 5.807 kilometers (3.608 miles).

The first Grand Prix in the Suzaka circuit was held in 1986, while Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was the latest winner with 1:27:17 in 2018.

Mercedes is dominating this season in Formula 1, winning 11 Grand Prix out of 16.

Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton won nine races (Bahrain, China, Spain, Monaco, Canada, France, Great Britain, Hungary and Russia) this season, while his Finnish teammate Valtteri Bottas came first twice in Australia and Azerbaijan in the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship.

Ferrari drivers improved their performances recently, winning the last three races.

Charles Leclerc won in Belgium and Italy, as Sebastian Vettel came first in Singapore in last three races.

This season’s top five drivers and constructors are as follows:

2019 driver standings:

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Great Britain): 322 points

  2. Valtteri Bottas (Finland): 249

  3. Charles Leclerc (Monaco): 215

  4. Max Verstappen (the Netherlands): 212

  5. Sebastian Vettel (Germany): 194

2019 constructor standings:

  1. Mercedes: 571 points

  2. Ferrari: 409

  3. Red Bull-Honda: 311

  4. McLaren: 101

  5. Renault: 68
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