2015 Japanese Grand Prix Fact File


*CIRCUIT DETAILS*

Circuit Name: Suzuka International Racing Course
Circuit Length: 5.807 Kilometers
Number of Laps: 53
Race Distance: 307.471 Kilometers
Monza Lap Record: 1m31.540s by Kimi Raikkonen (2005)
First Held: 1976
Number of Japanese Grand Prix Held Since 1950: 30

*PAST WINNERS*
(Race held at Suzuka unless stated)

1976 – Mario Andretti (Lotus-Ford) – Fuji
1977 – James Hunt (McLaren-Ford) – Fuji
1978-1979 – Not Held

1980-1986 – Not Held
1987 – Gerhard Berger (Ferrari)
1988 – Ayrton Senna (McLaren-Honda)
1989 – Alessandro Nannini (Benetton-Ford)

1990 – Nelson Piquet (Benetton-Ford)
1991 – Gerhard Berger (McLaren-Honda)
1992 – Riccardo Patrese (Williams-Renault)
1993 – Ayrton Senna (McLaren-Ford)
1994 – Damon Hill (Williams-Renault)
1995 – Michael Schumacher (Benetton-Renault)
1996 – Damon Hill (Williams-Renault)
1997 – Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
1998 – Mika Hakkinen (McLaren-Mercedes)
1999 – Mika Hakkinen (McLaren-Mercedes)

2000 – Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
2001 – Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
2002 – Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
2003 – Rubens Barrichello (Ferrari)
2004 – Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
2005 – Kimi Raikkonen (McLaren-Mercedes)
2006 – Fernando Alonso (Renault)
2007 – Lewis Hamilton (McLaren-Mercedes) – Fuji
2008 – Fernando Alonso (Renault) – Fuji
2009 – Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing-Renault)

2010 – Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing-Renault)
2011 – Jenson Button (McLaren-Mercedes)
2012 – Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing-Renault)
2013 – Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing-Renault)
2014 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

*2015 RACE INFORMATION*

Driver Press Conference: Thursday 24th September – 15:00 (Local time)
Free Practice 1: Friday 25th September – 10:00-11:30
Free Practice 2: Friday 25th September – 14:00-15:30
Team Principal Press Conference: Friday 25th September – 16:00
Free Practice 3: Saturday 26th September – 12:00-13:00
Qualifying: Saturday 26th September – 15:00
Driver’s Parade – Sunday 27th September – 12:30
Race: Sunday 27th September – 14:00

Pirelli Tyre Nominations: Medium & Hard
Supporting Races: Super FJ & Porsche Carrera Cup Japan