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Suzuka Circuit is a Japanese circuit based in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, Japan. It is a frequent host of the Japanese Grand Prix.

Circuit HistoryEdit

Designed in 1962 by Dutchman John "Hans" Hugenholtz, Suzuka Circuit was originally a Honda test track. It is one of the few circuits to have a figure-8 layout.

Circuit LayoutsEdit

Previous LayoutsEdit

CurrentEdit

Event historyEdit

The following is a list of Formula One World Championship events held at the Suzuka circuit:

Year Event Winning Driver Winning Constructor
1987 Japanese Grand Prix Austria Gerhard Berger Italy Ferrari
1988 Japanese Grand Prix Brazil Ayrton Senna United Kingdom McLaren-Honda
1989 Japanese Grand Prix Italy Alessandro Nannini United Kingdom Benetton-Ford
1990 Japanese Grand Prix Brazil Nelson Piquet United Kingdom Benetton-Ford
1991 Japanese Grand Prix Austria Gerhard Berger United Kingdom McLaren-Honda
1992 Japanese Grand Prix Italy Riccardo Patrese United Kingdom Williams-Renault
1993 Japanese Grand Prix Brazil Ayrton Senna United Kingdom McLaren-Ford
1994 Japanese Grand Prix United Kingdom Damon Hill United Kingdom Williams-Renault
1995 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Michael Schumacher United Kingdom Benetton-Renault
1996 Japanese Grand Prix United Kingdom Damon Hill United Kingdom Williams-Renault
1997 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Michael Schumacher Italy Ferrari
1998 Japanese Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
1999 Japanese Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
2000 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Michael Schumacher Italy Ferrari
2001 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Michael Schumacher Italy Ferrari
2002 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Michael Schumacher Italy Ferrari
2003 Japanese Grand Prix Brazil Rubens Barrichello Italy Ferrari
2004 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Michael Schumacher Italy Ferrari
2005 Japanese Grand Prix Finland Kimi Räikkönen United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
2006 Japanese Grand Prix Spain Fernando Alonso France Renault
2009 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull-Renault
2010 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull-Renault
2011 Japanese Grand Prix United Kingdom Jenson Button United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
2012 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull-Renault
2013 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Sebastian Vettel Austria Red Bull-Renault
2014 Japanese Grand Prix United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes
2015 Japanese Grand Prix United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Germany Mercedes
2016 Japanese Grand Prix Germany Nico Rosberg Germany Mercedes

NotesEdit

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Bold indicates a circuit on the 2017 calendar; italics indicates a circuit scheduled on the 2018 calendar.
The Red Bull Ring was previously known as the "A1-Ring" and before that the "Österreichring".
Japan Japanese Grand Prix
Circuits Fuji (1976–1977, 2007–2008), Suzuka (1987–2006, 2009–present)
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Races 197619771978–1986 • 19871988198919901991199219931994 • 19951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017


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