The 2015 Japanese Grand Prix started September 27th, 2015 at 07:00 on Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Japan. Nico Rosberg started from pole position with Lewis Hamilton next to him. Valtteri Bottas started from third place.
After 1 hour, 28 minutes and 06 seconds Lewis Hamilton finished the race first. The podium was completed with Nico Rosberg in second and Sebastian Vettel in third place.
The fastest laps was driven by Lewis Hamilton in a time of 1:36.145.
After the 2015 Japanese Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 277 points. Hamilton is 48 points ahead of Nico Rosberg.
Circuit
Location
Suzuka, Japan
Date
September 27th, 2015 at 07:00
Round
14/19
Winner
Lewis Hamilton
Winning time
1:28:06.508
Pole position
Nico Rosberg
Fastest lap
Lewis Hamilton 1:36.145
Fastest pitstop
Kimi Räikkönen 22.584 (lap 28)

Results

Pos Driver Car Time/Retired Grid Laps Pts
1 1
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:28:06.508 2 53 25
2 1
#6 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes +18.964 1 53 18
3 1
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari +20.850 4 53 15
4 2
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari +33.768 6 53 12
5 2
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Williams +36.746 3 53 10
6 7
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Force India +55.559 13 53 8
7 1
#8 Romain Grosjean
Lotus F1 +1:12.298 8 53 6
8 3
#13 Pastor Maldonado
Lotus F1 +1:13.575 11 53 4
9 8
#33 Max Verstappen
Toro Rosso +1:35.315 17 53 2
10
#55 Carlos Sainz
Toro Rosso +1 Lap 10 52 1
11 1
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren +1 Lap 12 52 0
12 3
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India +1 Lap 9 52 0
13 7
#26 Daniil Kvyat
Red Bull +1 Lap 20 52 0
14 1
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber +1 Lap 15 52 0
15 8
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull +1 Lap 7 52 0
16 2
#22 Jenson Button
McLaren +1 Lap 14 52 0
17 12
#19 Felipe Massa
Williams +2 Laps 5 51 0
18 1
#53 Alexander Rossi
Manor Marussia +2 Laps 19 51 0
19 1
#28 Will Stevens
Manor Marussia +3 Laps 18 50 0
-
#12 Felipe Nasr
Sauber DNF (Retired) 16 49 0
Pos Driver Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Delta
1
#6 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes 1:33.015 1:32.632 1:32.584
2
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:32.844 1:32.789 1:32.660 +0.076
3
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Williams 1:34.326 1:33.416 1:33.024 +0.440
4
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 1:34.431 1:33.844 1:33.245 +0.661
5
#19 Felipe Massa
Williams 1:34.744 1:33.377 1:33.337 +0.753
6
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:34.171 1:33.361 1:33.347 +0.763
7
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 1:34.399 1:34.153 1:33.497 +0.913
8
#8 Romain Grosjean
Lotus F1 1:34.398 1:34.278 1:33.967 +1.383
9
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 1:35.001 1:34.174
10
#26 Daniil Kvyat
Red Bull 1:34.646 1:34.201
11
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Force India 1:35.328 1:34.390
12
#55 Carlos Sainz
Toro Rosso 1:34.873 1:34.453
13
#13 Pastor Maldonado
Lotus F1 1:34.796 1:34.497
14
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 1:35.467 1:34.785
15
#33 Max Verstappen
Toro Rosso 1:34.522
16
#22 Jenson Button
McLaren 1:35.664
17
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 1:35.673
18
#12 Felipe Nasr
Sauber 1:35.760
19
#28 Will Stevens
Manor Marussia 1:38.783
20
#53 Alexander Rossi
Manor Marussia 1:47.114
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#6 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes 1:33.995 19
2
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:34.292 +0.297 20
3
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 1:34.497 +0.502 22
4
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Williams 1:34.797 +0.802 27
5
#19 Felipe Massa
Williams 1:34.934 +0.939 25
6
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:35.082 +1.087 16
7
#33 Max Verstappen
Toro Rosso 1:35.160 +1.165 26
8
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 1:35.222 +1.227 16
9
#8 Romain Grosjean
Lotus F1 1:35.602 +1.607 20
10
#55 Carlos Sainz
Toro Rosso 1:35.963 +1.968 29
11
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Force India 1:36.110 +2.115 19
12
#22 Jenson Button
McLaren 1:36.174 +2.179 15
13
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 1:36.199 +2.204 19
14
#26 Daniil Kvyat
Red Bull 1:36.294 +2.299 23
15
#13 Pastor Maldonado
Lotus F1 1:36.307 +2.312 21
16
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 1:36.360 +2.365 18
17
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 1:36.430 +2.435 21
18
#12 Felipe Nasr
Sauber 1:36.919 +2.924 24
19
#28 Will Stevens
Marussia 1:39.653 +5.658 24
20
#53 Alexander Rossi
Marussia 1:39.819 +5.824 22
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#26 Daniil Kvyat
Red Bull 1:48.277 6
2
#6 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes 1:48.300 +0.023 8
3
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:48.853 +0.576 8
4
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 1:49.097 +0.820 10
5
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 1:50.268 +1.991 19
6
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:50.319 +2.042 16
7
#55 Carlos Sainz
Toro Rosso 1:50.418 +2.141 6
8
#33 Max Verstappen
Toro Rosso 1:50.542 +2.265 5
9
#12 Felipe Nasr
Sauber 1:50.968 +2.691 10
10
#13 Pastor Maldonado
Lotus F1 1:51.557 +3.280 7
11
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Force India 1:51.674 +3.397 11
12
#22 Jenson Button
McLaren 1:51.861 +3.584 9
13
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 1:51.934 +3.657 12
14
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 1:52.070 +3.793 8
15
#8 Romain Grosjean
Lotus F1 1:52.534 +4.257 6
16
#19 Felipe Massa
Williams 1:52.765 +4.488 6
17
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 1:55.239 +6.962 10
18
#28 Will Stevens
Marussia 1:58.059 +9.782 6
19
#53 Alexander Rossi
Marussia 1:59.419 +11.142 7
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#55 Carlos Sainz
Toro Rosso 1:49.434 10
2
#26 Daniil Kvyat
Red Bull 1:49.938 +0.504 7
3
#6 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes 1:50.077 +0.643 14
4
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 1:50.519 +1.085 12
5
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:50.722 +1.288 6
6
#33 Max Verstappen
Toro Rosso 1:50.940 +1.506 10
7
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 1:51.212 +1.778 15
8
#19 Felipe Massa
Williams 1:52.288 +2.854 12
9
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 1:53.820 +4.386 12
10
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Williams 1:53.964 +4.530 14
11
#12 Felipe Nasr
Sauber 1:54.013 +4.579 9
12
#22 Jenson Button
McLaren 1:55.678 +6.244 6
13
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 1
14
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Force India 4
15
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 3
16
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 5
17
#13 Pastor Maldonado
Lotus F1 1
18
#30 Jolyon Palmer
Lotus F1 1
19
#28 Will Stevens
Marussia 3
20
#53 Alexander Rossi
Marussia 4

Standings after race

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 8 12 277
2
#6 Nico Rosberg
Mercedes 3 11 229 -48
3
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari 3 10 218 -59
4
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Ferrari 2 119 -158
5
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Williams 1 111 -166
6
#19 Felipe Massa
Williams 2 97 -180
7
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
Red Bull 2 73 -204
8
#26 Daniil Kvyat
Red Bull 1 66 -211
9
#8 Romain Grosjean
Lotus F1 1 44 -233
10
#11 Sergio Pérez
Force India 39 -238
11
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Force India 38 -239
12
#1 Max Verstappen
Toro Rosso 32 -245
13
#12 Felipe Nasr
Sauber 17 -260
14
#13 Pastor Maldonado
Lotus F1 16 -261
15
#55 Carlos Sainz
Toro Rosso 12 -265
16
#14 Fernando Alonso
McLaren 11 -266
17
#9 Marcus Ericsson
Sauber 9 -268
18
#22 Jenson Button
McLaren 6 -271
19
#98 Roberto Merhi
Manor Marussia 0 -277
20
#28 Will Stevens
Manor Marussia 0 -277
21
#53 Alexander Rossi
Manor Marussia 0 -277
22
#20 Kevin Magnussen
McLaren 0 -277
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 Mercedes 11 23 506
2 Ferrari 3 12 337 -169
3 Williams 3 208 -298
4 Red Bull 3 139 -367
5 Force India 77 -429
6 Lotus F1 1 60 -446
7 Toro Rosso 44 -462
8 Sauber 26 -480
9 McLaren 17 -489
10 Manor Marussia 0 -506

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2022
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Charles Leclerc
1:44.411 -
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2019
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel
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1:30.983 -
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2018
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Valtteri Bottas
Max Verstappen
1:32.318 -
Sebastian Vettel
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2017
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Max Verstappen
Daniel Ricciardo
1:33.144 -
Valtteri Bottas
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2016
#6 Nico Rosberg
Max Verstappen
Lewis Hamilton
1:35.118 -
Sebastian Vettel
Nico Rosberg
2014
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
Sebastian Vettel
1:51.600 -
Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
2013
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Romain Grosjean
1:34.587 -
Mark Webber
Mark Webber
2012
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Felipe Massa
Kamui Kobayashi
1:35.774 -
Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel
2011
#4 Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Sebastian Vettel
1:36.568 -
Jenson Button
Sebastian Vettel
2010
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Fernando Alonso
1:33.474 -
Mark Webber
Sebastian Vettel
2009
#15 Sebastian Vettel
Jarno Trulli
Lewis Hamilton
1:32.569 -
Mark Webber
Sebastian Vettel
2008
#5 Fernando Alonso
Robert Kubica
Kimi Räikkönen
1:18.426 -
Felipe Massa
Lewis Hamilton
2007
#2 Lewis Hamilton
Heikki Kovalainen
Kimi Räikkönen
1:28.193 -
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton
2006
#1 Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Giancarlo Fisichella
1:32.676 -
Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
2005
#9 Kimi Räikkönen
Giancarlo Fisichella
Fernando Alonso
1:31.540 -
Kimi Räikkönen
Ralf Schumacher
2004
#1 Michael Schumacher
Ralf Schumacher
Jenson Button
1:32.730 -
Rubens Barrichello
Michael Schumacher
2003
#2 Rubens Barrichello
Kimi Räikkönen
David Coulthard
Rubens Barrichello
2002
#1 Michael Schumacher
Rubens Barrichello
Kimi Räikkönen
Michael Schumacher
2001
#1 Michael Schumacher
Juan Pablo Montoya
David Coulthard
Michael Schumacher
2000
#3 Michael Schumacher
Mika Häkkinen
David Coulthard
Michael Schumacher
1999
#1 Mika Häkkinen
Michael Schumacher
Eddie Irvine
Michael Schumacher
1998
#8 Mika Häkkinen
Eddie Irvine
David Coulthard
Michael Schumacher
1997
#5 Michael Schumacher
Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Eddie Irvine
Jacques Villeneuve
1996
#5 Damon Hill
Michael Schumacher
Mika Häkkinen
Jacques Villeneuve
1995
#1 Michael Schumacher
Mika Häkkinen
Johnny Herbert
Michael Schumacher
1994
#0 Damon Hill
Michael Schumacher
Jean Alesi
Michael Schumacher
1993
#8 Ayrton Senna
Alain Prost
Mika Häkkinen
Alain Prost
1992
#6 Riccardo Patrese
Gerhard Berger
Martin Brundle
Nigel Mansell
1991
#2 Gerhard Berger
Ayrton Senna
Riccardo Patrese
Gerhard Berger
1990
#20 Nelson Piquet
Roberto Moreno
Aguri Suzuki
Ayrton Senna
1989
#19 Alessandro Nannini
Riccardo Patrese
Thierry Boutsen
Ayrton Senna
1988
#12 Ayrton Senna
Alain Prost
Thierry Boutsen
Ayrton Senna
1987
#28 Gerhard Berger
Ayrton Senna
Stefan Johansson
Gerhard Berger
1977
#1 James Hunt
Carlos Reutemann
Patrick Depailler
Mario Andretti
1976
#5 Mario Andretti
Patrick Depailler
James Hunt
Mario Andretti