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Japanese Grand Prix progress chart

Here’s the Japanese Grand Prix progress chart showing how far apart each of the drivers were on each lap. It shows how Renault strategically out-manoeuvred BMW to get Fernando Alonso ahead of Robert Kubica, and how Kubica fought a rearguard action to keep Raikkonen behind.

2008 Japanese GP stats and facts

Fernando Alonso became the first driver to win the Japanese Grand Prix at two different venues. Sebastien Bourdais led a race for the first time, and his penalty allowed Mark Webber to reach his points century. Here’s the statistics round-up from the Japanese Grand Prix.

2008 Japanese Grand Prix pictures

Pictures

Re-live the Japanese Grand Prix with this selection of 30 high-resolution photographs from the race covering all of the teams.

Kimi Raikkonen out of title hunt

F1 to get 29th world champion

Alonso wins as Hamilton and Massa stumble (2008 Japanese Grand Prix)

Lewis Hamilton has been accused of being too hot-headed and risking too much in championship deciding situations. Felipe Massa has been criticised for making mistakes in wheel-to-wheel battles. Watching the Japanese Grand Prix, it wasn’t difficult to understand why. As the two championship contenders provoked controversy in the opening laps, Fernando Alonso motored through to […]

Bourdais gets 25s penalty

Massa promoted to seventh

Championship standings after Fuji

Ferrari back on top after Japan

Japanese Grand Prix result

Fernando Alonso wins at Fuji

Rate the race: Japanese Grand Prix

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Hamilton and Raikkonen’s Fuji clash – the penalty they got wrong (Video)

Video

Lewis Hamilton made a rash mistake at the start of the Japanese Grand Prix – but did it deserve the drive-through penalty he received? Or to put it another way, has a driver ever got a penalty for forcing another driver off the track before?