Grand Prix

Japanese Grand Prix

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5.807 km
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fastest lap

Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix

It's been a long time coming, but Formula 1 will finally return to Japan in 2022. All F1 teams and drivers travel with great pleasure to the Japanese Grand Prix to show a fine example of racing skills. The Japanese fans are known for cheering on all drivers with great enthusiasm, but the teams linked to Honda may have an edge. After a year of absence, Formula 1 world hopes to return to Japan in 2022.

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The 2022 Japanese Grand Prix

Dutchman John Hugenholtz designed the circuit. The designer also helped on the Zandvoort circuit, but he just can't get close to the number of F1 circuits that Hermann Tilke has on the current calendar. Nevertheless, Hugenholtz has been responsible for one of the most iconic circuits on the current F1 calendar, Suzuka.

Mega corners, under another part of the track, a bizarre corner combination and a straight with a technical kink in it: the 130R. The Suzuka Circuit in Japan has everything a driver dreams of, letting you know that the Japanese Grand Prix is ​​a race on the Formula 1 calendar every year to enjoy!

What does the Japanese Grand Prix race weekend look like?

On October 7, the drivers will take their seats in their cars for the free practice sessions. FP1 is scheduled for 05:00 UK time. At 08:00 the second practice session will take place. Qualifying starts on Saturday, October 8 at 08:00, after which the race will be held on Sunday, October 9.

What time does the Japanese Grand Prix start?

As in previous years, the Japanese Grand Prix can be followed live in the live blog from one hour before the start of the race. The start time of the Japanese Grand Prix is ​​06:00 UK time and the race can also be followed live on your local TV option.