The 16th round of the 2017 FIA Formula One season takes place this weekend at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan.
Nico Rosberg was victorious here last year, with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in second.
Rosberg’s teammate last year Lewis Hamilton comes into this weekend at the top of the Drivers’ standings on 281 points – 34 point clear of second place man Sebastian Vettel.
Valtteri Bottas – Hamilton’s fellow Mercedes teammate – is third in the standings on 222 points.
All five sessions – practices, qualifying and the race – will be shown live on Sky Sports F1, while Channel 4 will air highlights of qualifying and the race.
Qualifying starts at 7am on Saturday morning, and the race goes off at 6am on Sunday morning.
Friday 6 Ocotber 2017
1.45am – Free Practice 1 – Live – Sky Sports F1
5.45am – Free Practice 2 – Live – Sky Sports F1
Saturday 7 October 2017
3.45am – Free Practice 3 – Live – Sky Sports F1
6.00am – Qualifying – Live – Sky Sports F1
1.00pm – Qualifying – Highlights – Channel 4
Sunday 8 October 2017
4.30am – Japanese Grand Prix – Live – Sky Sports F1
3.00pm – Japanese Grand Prix – Highlights – Channel 4
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