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Motorsport's governing body, the FIA, are to launch an investigation after the chequered flag was shown a lap early at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas won the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday with Sebastian Vettel second in a Ferrari and the Finn's Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in third.
Japanese Grand Prix organisers were hoping that Sunday's race would be able to go ahead as Typhoon Hagibis began to lash a deserted Suzuka Circuit with wind and heavy rain on Saturday.
Saturday's third practice session and qualifying could be called off for the Japanese Grand Prix as this is when the local area is expected to bear the full brunt of a typhoon.
Lewis Hamilton may not be able to clinch a sixth world championship at the typhoon-threatened Japanese Grand Prix , but knows he can knock all but teammate Valtteri Bottas out of the title race.
Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday to foil resurgent Ferrari and extend his lead in the world championship.
Leading Formula 1 drivers have slammed a "reverse grid" qualification proposal to liven up the sport, with Sebestian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton among those voicing their opposition to the scheme.
Formula 1 cars will glisten under the lights of Singapore's Marina Bay street circuit this weekend as the battle continues between in-form Ferrari and Mercedes.
"Hamilton, I give a 9 or a 10," the McLaren driver, Carlos Sainz told the Spanish broadcaster Movistar.
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc held off defending five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton to win the Belgian Grand Prix for his maiden race victory.
Valtteri Bottas won the Japanese Grand Prix with Sebastian Vettel second in a Ferrari and the Finn's Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in third.
Sebastian Vettel produced an epic lap at Suzuka on Sunday as his Ferrari took pole position for the typhoon-affected Japanese Grand Prix ahead of teammate Charles Leclerc.
The Japanese Grand Prix's entire Saturday track programme, including qualifying, has been cancelled as Typhoon Hagibis bears down on the Suzuka circuit, race organisers announced Friday.
Japanese Grand Prix organisers are closely monitoring Typhoon Hagibis which could upset this weekend's race timetable as the teams battle at the iconic Suzuka circuit.
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas say that teamwork was the deciding factor in their teams victory at the 2019 Russian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton are adamant that they will do all they can to avoid team orders at the Russian Grand Prix.
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton lived up to his status as pre-race favourite for the Singapore Grand Prix when the Mercedes driver soared to the top of the timesheets with a storming lap in the second free practice session at a floodlit Marina Bay Street Circuit on Friday.
Charles Leclerc secured a second straight pole position in qualifying ahead of the Italian Grand Prix on Saturday, Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says the Silver Arrows will have to push the Ferrari boys.
Ferrari will be strong again at Monza this weekend, according to Mercedes' two drivers and boss Toto Wolff.
After the August break, Formula 1 burst back into life at Spa with a spate of news.
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