The 2022 Japanese Grand Prix started October 9th, 2022 at 07:00 on Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Japan. Max Verstappen started from pole position with Charles Leclerc next to him. Carlos Sainz started from third place.
After 3 hour, 01 minutes and 44 seconds Max Verstappen finished the race first. The podium was completed with Sergio Pérez in second and Charles Leclerc in third place.
The fastest laps was driven by Guanyu Zhou in a time of 1:44.411.
After the 2022 Japanese Grand Prix, Max Verstappen is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 366 points. Verstappen is 113 points ahead of Sergio Pérez.
Circuit
Location
Suzuka, Japan
Date
October 9th, 2022 at 07:00
Round
18/22
Winner
Max Verstappen
Winning time
3:01:44.004
Pole position
Max Verstappen
Fastest lap
Guanyu Zhou 1:44.411
Fastest pitstop
Yuki Tsunoda 23.756 (lap 20)

Results

Pos Driver Car Time/Retired Grid Laps Pts
1
#1 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 3:01:44.004 1 28 25
2 2
#11 Sergio Pérez
Red Bull +27.066 4 28 18
3 1
#16 Charles Leclerc
Ferrari +31.763 2 28 15
4 1
#31 Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team +39.685 5 28 12
5 1
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes +40.326 6 28 10
6 3
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin +46.358 9 28 8
7
#14 Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team +46.369 7 28 6
8
#63 George Russell
Mercedes +47.661 8 28 4
9 11
#6 Nicholas Latifi
Williams +1:10.143 20 28 2
10
#4 Lando Norris
McLaren +1:10.782 10 28 1
11
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren +1:12.877 11 28 0
12 7
#18 Lance Stroll
Aston Martin +1:13.904 19 28 0
13
#22 Yuki Tsunoda
AlphaTauri +1:15.599 13 28 0
14 4
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team +1:26.016 18 28 0
15 3
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo +1:26.496 12 28 0
16 2
#24 Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo +1:27.043 14 28 0
17 2
#47 Mick Schumacher
Haas F1 Team +1:32.523 15 28 0
18 1
#10 Pierre Gasly
AlphaTauri +1:48.091 17 28 0
-
#55 Carlos Sainz
Ferrari DNF (Accident) 3 0 0
-
#23 Alexander Albon
Williams DNF (Hydraulics) 16 0 0
Pos Driver Car Q1 Q2 Q3 Delta
1
#1 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 1:30.224 1:30.346 1:29.304
2
#16 Charles Leclerc
Ferrari 1:30.402 1:30.486 1:29.314 +0.010
3
#55 Carlos Sainz
Ferrari 1:30.336 1:30.444 1:29.361 +0.057
4
#11 Sergio Pérez
Red Bull 1:30.622 1:29.925 1:29.709 +0.405
5
#31 Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team 1:30.696 1:30.357 1:30.165 +0.861
6
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:30.906 1:30.443 1:30.261 +0.957
7
#14 Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team 1:30.603 1:30.343 1:30.322 +1.018
8
#63 George Russell
Mercedes 1:30.865 1:30.465 1:30.389 +1.085
9
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin 1:31.256 1:30.656 1:30.554 +1.250
10
#4 Lando Norris
McLaren 1:30.881 1:30.473 1:31.003 +1.699
11
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren 1:30.880 1:30.659
12
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo 1:31.226 1:30.709
13
#22 Yuki Tsunoda
AlphaTauri 1:31.130 1:30.808
14
#24 Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo 1:30.894 1:30.953
15
#47 Mick Schumacher
Haas F1 Team 1:31.152 1:31.439
16
#23 Alexander Albon
Williams 1:31.311
17
#10 Pierre Gasly
AlphaTauri 1:31.322
18
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 1:31.352
19
#18 Lance Stroll
Aston Martin 1:31.419
20
#6 Nicholas Latifi
Williams 1:31.511
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#1 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 1:30.671 22
2
#55 Carlos Sainz
Ferrari 1:30.965 +0.294 27
3
#16 Charles Leclerc
Ferrari 1:30.980 +0.309 27
4
#14 Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team 1:31.320 +0.649 20
5
#11 Sergio Pérez
Red Bull 1:31.514 +0.843 25
6
#63 George Russell
Mercedes 1:31.530 +0.859 28
7
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:31.589 +0.918 25
8
#4 Lando Norris
McLaren 1:31.747 +1.076 27
9
#31 Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team 1:31.750 +1.079 22
10
#18 Lance Stroll
Aston Martin 1:31.838 +1.167 25
11
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren 1:31.860 +1.189 28
12
#23 Alexander Albon
Williams 1:31.946 +1.275 26
13
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo 1:31.971 +1.300 24
14
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin 1:32.222 +1.551 25
15
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 1:32.290 +1.619 23
16
#47 Mick Schumacher
Haas F1 Team 1:32.366 +1.695 24
17
#22 Yuki Tsunoda
AlphaTauri 1:32.377 +1.706 26
18
#24 Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo 1:32.385 +1.714 24
19
#6 Nicholas Latifi
Williams 1:32.868 +2.197 26
20
#10 Pierre Gasly
AlphaTauri 1:32.881 +2.210 24
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#63 George Russell
Mercedes 1:41.935 23
2
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:42.170 +0.235 22
3
#1 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 1:42.786 +0.851 24
4
#11 Sergio Pérez
Red Bull 1:42.834 +0.899 26
5
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 1:43.187 +1.252 17
6
#55 Carlos Sainz
Ferrari 1:43.204 +1.269 23
7
#14 Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team 1:43.533 +1.598 14
8
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo 1:43.733 +1.798 20
9
#31 Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team 1:43.884 +1.949 13
10
#24 Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo 1:44.525 +2.590 17
11
#16 Charles Leclerc
Ferrari 1:44.709 +2.774 10
12
#6 Nicholas Latifi
Williams 1:44.962 +3.027 16
13
#23 Alexander Albon
Williams 1:45.039 +3.104 15
14
#22 Yuki Tsunoda
AlphaTauri 1:45.257 +3.322 27
15
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin 1:45.261 +3.326 24
16
#4 Lando Norris
McLaren 1:45.885 +3.950 11
17
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren 1:46.030 +4.095 9
18
#18 Lance Stroll
Aston Martin 1:46.776 +4.841 21
19
#10 Pierre Gasly
AlphaTauri 1:47.109 +5.174 13
Pos Driver Car Time Delta Laps
1
#14 Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team 1:42.248 7
2
#55 Carlos Sainz
Ferrari 1:42.563 +0.315 15
3
#16 Charles Leclerc
Ferrari 1:42.634 +0.386 16
4
#31 Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team 1:43.022 +0.774 5
5
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 1:43.258 +1.010 15
6
#1 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 1:43.362 +1.114 4
7
#47 Mick Schumacher
Haas F1 Team 1:43.761 +1.513 13
8
#4 Lando Norris
McLaren 1:43.889 +1.641 7
9
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo 1:43.969 +1.721 13
10
#11 Sergio Pérez
Red Bull 1:44.234 +1.986 4
11
#24 Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo 1:44.429 +2.181 15
12
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren 1:44.486 +2.238 8
13
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 1:44.558 +2.310 6
14
#18 Lance Stroll
Aston Martin 1:44.570 +2.322 10
15
#23 Alexander Albon
Williams 1:44.791 +2.543 9
16
#10 Pierre Gasly
AlphaTauri 1:44.878 +2.630 12
17
#6 Nicholas Latifi
Williams 1:45.424 +3.176 11
18
#63 George Russell
Mercedes 1:46.103 +3.855 4
19
#22 Yuki Tsunoda
AlphaTauri 1:46.192 +3.944 16
20
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin 1:48.090 +5.842 8

Standings after race

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
#33 Max Verstappen
Red Bull 12 14 366
2
#11 Sergio Pérez
Red Bull 2 9 253 -113
3
#16 Charles Leclerc
Ferrari 3 9 252 -114
4
#63 George Russell
Mercedes 7 207 -159
5
#55 Carlos Sainz
Ferrari 1 8 202 -164
6
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes 6 180 -186
7
#4 Lando Norris
McLaren 1 101 -265
8
#31 Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 Team 78 -288
9
#14 Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 Team 65 -301
10
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo 46 -320
11
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin 32 -334
12
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren 29 -337
13
#10 Pierre Gasly
AlphaTauri 23 -343
14
#20 Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 Team 22 -344
15
#18 Lance Stroll
Aston Martin 13 -353
16
#47 Mick Schumacher
Haas F1 Team 12 -354
17
#22 Yuki Tsunoda
AlphaTauri 11 -355
18
#24 Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo 6 -360
19
#23 Alexander Albon
Williams 4 -362
20
#6 Nicholas Latifi
Williams 2 -364
21
#45 Nyck de Vries
Williams 2 -364
22
#27 Nico Hülkenberg
Aston Martin 0 -366
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 Red Bull 14 23 619
2 Ferrari 4 17 454 -165
3 Mercedes 13 387 -232
4 Alpine F1 Team 143 -476
5 McLaren 1 130 -489
6 Alfa Romeo 52 -567
7 Aston Martin 45 -574
8 Haas F1 Team 34 -585
9 AlphaTauri 34 -585
10 Williams 8 -611

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2018
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1:32.318 -
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2017
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Valtteri Bottas
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2016
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1:35.118 -
Sebastian Vettel
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2015
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Sebastian Vettel
1:36.145 -
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Nico Rosberg
2014
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2013
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
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1:34.587 -
Mark Webber
Mark Webber
2012
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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
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1:33.474 -
Mark Webber
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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