Which F1 driver was the best performer during the Japanese Grand Prix weekend?
Review how each driver got on below and vote for who impressed you the most during the last race weekend.
Driver performance summary
|Driver||Started||Gap to team mate (Q)||Laps leading team mate||Pitted||Finished||Gap to team mate (R)|
|Carlos Sainz Jnr||14th||+0.062s||19/52||2||17th||+13.451s|
|Romain Grosjean||7th||-0.586s||50/52||2||11th||Not on same lap|
|Esteban Gutierrez||10th||+0.586s||2/52||2||20th||Not on same lap|
- 2016 Japanese Grand Prix tyre strategies and pit stops
- 2016 Japanese Grand Prix lap charts
- 2016 Japanese Grand Prix lap times and fastest laps
Vote for your driver of the weekend
Which driver do you think did the best job throughout the race weekend?
Who got the most out of their car in qualifying and the race? Who put their team mate in the shade?
Cast your vote below and explain why you chose the driver you picked in the comments.
Who was the best driver of the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix weekend?
- Nico Rosberg (51%)
- Max Verstappen (30%)
- Sebastian Vettel (5%)
- Kimi Raikkonen (5%)
- Sergio Perez (3%)
- Lewis Hamilton (2%)
- Romain Grosjean (1%)
- Marcus Ericsson (1%)
- Fernando Alonso (1%)
- Jolyon Palmer (0%)
- Carlos Sainz Jnr (0%)
- Nico Hulkenberg (0%)
- Daniel Ricciardo (0%)
- Felipe Massa (0%)
- Kevin Magnussen (0%)
- Daniil Kvyat (0%)
- Felipe Nasr (0%)
- Valtteri Bottas (0%)
- Jenson Button (0%)
- Pascal Wehrlein (0%)
- Esteban Ocon (0%)
- Esteban Gutierrez (0%)
- No opinion (0%)
Total Voters: 369
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