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2005 Japanese Grand Prix
7 - 9 October 2005

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Track LengthNo. of LapsLap RecordDriver
5.807 KM531:32.730R. Barrichello - Ferrari - 2004
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Pole Position

Fastest Race Lap

Race Winner

Fuji Circuit
2008 L. Hamilton
McLaren - 1:18.404
2007 L. Hamilton
McLaren - 1:25.368
L. Hamilton
McLaren - 1:28.193
L. Hamilton
Suzuka Circuit
2006 F. Massa
Ferrari - 1:29.599
F. Alonso
Renault - 1:32.676
F. Alonso
2005 R. Schumacher
Toyota - 1:46.106 - Wet
K. Raikkonen
McLaren - 1:31.540
K. Raikkonen
2004 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:33.542
R. Barrichello
Ferrari - 1:32.730
M. Schumacher
2003 R. Barrichello
Ferrari - 1:31.713
R. Schumacher
Williams - 1:33.408
R. Barrichello
2002 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:31.317
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:36.125
M. Schumacher
2001 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:32.484
J. Montoya
Williams - 1:36.450
M. Schumacher
2000 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:35.825
M. Hakkinen
McLaren - 1:39.189
M. Schumacher
1999 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:37.460
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:41.319
M. Hakkinen
1998 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:36.293
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:40.190
M. Hakkinen
1997 J. Villeneuve
Williams - 1:36.071
H. Frentzen
Williams - 1:38.942
M. Schumacher

The 2004 race

 Top 8Highlights 
1.Michael SchumacherMichael Schumacher led from start to finish with his brother in second place a long way behind. The 2 BARs managed 3rd and 4th helping them build a gap to Renault in the Constructors Championship. Alonso was 5th ahead of Raikkonen. Montoya was 7th ahead of Fisichella in the Sauber.
The heavy rains saw Saturday cancelled and qualifying moved to Sunday morning.
Barrichello makes an overtaking attempt on Coulthard but fails and takes both out.
16 cars were classified as finishers.
Williams, BAR, Renault, Sauber, Toyota and Jordan managed to finish both their cars.
No team failed to finish either of their cars.
2.Ralf Schumacher
3.Jenson Button
4.Takuma Sato
5.Fernando Alonso
6.Kimi Raikkonen
7.Juan Pablo Montoya
8.Giancarlo Fisichella

The 2003 race

 Top 8Highlights 
1.Rubens BarrichelloMichael Schumacher clinches the Drivers' Title despite finishing 8th. Kimi Raikkonen needed to win this race but Michael's team-mate Rubens Barrichello won it and helped his team-mate win his 6th Drivers' Title.
Kimi Raikkonen finish second but didn't threaten Rubens while team-mate David Coulthard finished in 3rd. BAR Honda  provided a competitive car with Jenson Button finishing in 4th and Takuma Sato who replaced Jacques Villeneuve finished 6th. 
Jarno Trulli was sandwiched between the two finishing 5th after starting from last!. Cristiano da Matta scored 2 points for the Toyota team finishing in 7th while Michael Schumacher who had a tense race managed to finish 8th and score a point.
Juan Pablo Montoya retired while leading.
16 cars were classified as finishers.
Ferrari, McLaren, BAR, Toyota, Jaguar and Minardi managed to finish both their cars.
No team failed to finish either of their cars.
2.Kimi Raikkonen
3.David Coulthard 
4.Jenson Button 
5.Jarno Trulli
6.Takuma Sato
7.Cristiano da Matta
8.Michael Schumacher

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