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In the last race, Max Verstappen DNFed due to a stuck right rear brake from the start of the race, which caused Carlos Sainz to break his winning streak from the past two races.

As we know, the Japanese Grand Prix is around the corner this weekend, and the reigning world champion has started showing signs that he is the man to beat by winning FP1 of the Japanese Grand Prix.

On the 5.807 meter long and challenging Suzuka track, Red Bull Racing’s Sergio Perez finished second while Carlos driving for Ferrari came third.

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Let’ look into the matter in detail to know, Whats the results of all drivers who finished the race in the top 10 and top 5 are. and how much time it took for Max to win.

Japanese GP FP1 Results: Max Verstappen Dominates

In the Japanese GP FP1, Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing set the fastest time among all drivers in the 4th race of the 2024 season. Max finished first in his RB20, recording a lap time of 1m30.056s. This came after the track was cleared due to Alex Albon’s crash. His teammate Perez secured second place, while Australian GP champion Carlos Sainz finished third.

Both Mercedes drivers finished fourth and fifth, with George Russell clocking a lap time of 1m30.530s and Lewis Hamilton following closely with 1m30.543s.

Another rookie, Ayumu Iwasa, made his Formula 1 debut, replacing Daniel Ricciardo. Drivers had the option to test the C2 tire, set to debut in 2024.

Driver pos            Time                 Laps

1.VER.                    1:30.056             17

2.PER                     1:30.237             17

3.SAI                      1:30.269             19

4.RUS                    1:30.530              17

5.HAM.                 1:30.543              22

6.LEC.                   1:30.558              17

7.ALO                   1:30.599              19

8.PIA                    1:31.165               22

9.TSU                   1:31.230               19

10.NOR                1:31.240               21

11.OCO                1:31.935               18

12 .ALB                1:31.943               17

13.HUL                1:31.958               18

14.BOT                 1:32.054               17

15.STR                  1:32.055               16

16.IWA                 1:32.103               22

17.GAS                 1:32.277               22

18 .ZHO               1:32.638               17

19.MAG               1:32.803               20

20.SAR                 1:33.204               10

Also read:What Changes Did McLaren Make Before F1 Japanese Grand Prix?

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Gaurang is a writer at the SportsOrbit covering articles related to F1,Gaurang was 14 when he cared more about playing football than studying. But when COVID hit and he had to stay home, he discovered Formula 1. It immediately caught his interest. Since then, he's been really into Formula 1, watching every race and learning all about it. He still loves football, but now he's also a big fan of Formula 1, especially Lewis Hamilton. Even though he loves racing, he still looks up to Cristiano Ronaldo as his idol.