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F1 2024 Japanese Grand Prix: Weather Forecast, Line-Up and More Details on the Next Formula 1 Event
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The long-awaited race weekend at the Suzuka Circuit is finally here. The Japanese Grand Prix is one of the most challenging race tracks which is scheduled on the 7th of April. The Red Bull driver, Max Verstappen, is four points ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, placing him second in line.

Considering the unexpected events in Melbourne, the race is widely anticipated by the fans. The home race for RB driver Yuki Tsunoda is likely to draw a large crowd as well. Here are some more race-related details.

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Japanese Grand Prix forecast

The Japanese Grand Prix this year comes with the start of April’s beautiful cherry blossoms and could see some rainfall.

F1 2024 Japanese Grand Prix: Weather Forecast, Line-Up and More Details on the Next Formula 1 Event
Credits: Suzuka Circuit’s X (Twitter)

Starting on April 5th, the free practice 1 and 2 will take place in cloudy conditions with a light breeze and a possibility of light rain. During the free practice 3 and qualifying on April 6, there will be low winds and chances of light rain showers. The weather on April 7, the day of the race, is expected to be cloudy with a chance of light rain showers.

What are the current driver standings?

As the next race begins, let’s take a look at the latest rankings to know how each driver has performed.

1Max VerstappenRed Bull51
2Charles LeclercFerrari47
2Sergio PerezRed Bull46
6Carlos SainzFerrari40
5Oscar PiastriMcLaren28
8Lando NorrisMcLaren27
4George RussellMercedes-AMG18
7Fernando AlonsoAston Martin16
12Lance StrollAston Martin9
9Lewis HamiltonMercedes-AMG8
16Yuki TsunodaRB6
10Oliver BearmanFerrari6
11Nico HulkenbergHaas3
14Kevin MagnussenHaas1
17Alexander AlbonWilliams0
13Zhou GuanyuSauber0
15Daniel RicciardoRB0
18Esteban OconAlpine0
19Pierre GaslyAlpine0
20Valtteri BottasSauber0
21Logan SargeantWillliams0

Which streaming platform can you watch F1 online?

Several streaming platforms enable fans of Formula 1 to watch the race online. The official Formula 1 streaming service, F1 TV, is a good choice as it provides thorough coverage of every race. Sky Sports F1, ESPN, F1 TV Pro in the US, Sky Sports in the UK, TSN in Canada, Fancode, and F1 TV Pro in India.

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Fiza is a writer at The Sports Orbit, focusing on F1 coverage. She is currently pursuing her master's in broadcasting journalism and has a profound love for motorsports. She finds F1 to be the most engaging among others due to its adrenaline rush. She got interested in the sport after watching an F1 race with her brother and uncle, and she's been hooked ever since. Her favorite team is Mercedes and she is a fan of Lewis Hamilton. Besides her dedication to F1, she enjoys activities like reading, practicing her calligraphy skills, and experimenting with cooking.