Starting grid for the 2018 Japanese Grand Prix

Published on 07 Oct 2018 06:28

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday while Ferrari suffered a tough showing. The Silver Arrows locked out the front row as they did last week in Russia, where it went on to secure a one-two finish.

It will be aiming to achieve the same at Suzuka and climb ever higher than Ferrari. The Italian manufacturer had an unfortunate day on Saturday, with Kimi Raikkonen getting fourth and Sebastian Vettel having a horrible day, only ending up in eighth.

Take a look at the full grid below;

1) Lewis Hamilton         

2) Valtteri Bottas

3) Max Verstappen  

4) Kimi Raikkonen

5) Romain Grosjean

6) Brendon Hartley

7) Pierre Gasly

8) Sebastian Vettel

9) Sergio Perez

10) Charles Leclerc

11) Esteban Ocon*

12) Kevin Magnussen

13) Carlis Sainz

14) Lance Stroll

15) Daniel Ricciardo

16) Nico Hulkenberg

17) Sergey Sirotkin

18) Fernando Alonso

19) Stoffel Vandoorne

20) Marcus Ericsson**


* grid penalty

** power unit, gearbox penalty

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