Valtteri Bottas became the first driver to win a Grand Prix at Suzuka from the second row of the grid, and the ecstatic Finn said it couldn’t have gone any better as Mercedes also secured their sixth consecutive constructors’ championship.

Racing Point’s protest of Renault cars after the Japanese Grand Prix has been upheld, resulting in disqualifications of the two Renault cars from the classification, and also changes in the results, ~Michael

Top Point Drives of the Day

  1. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) 30 points: benefitting from a horror Vettel start and pulling away from the Ferraris
  2. Sergio Pérez (Racing Point-BWT Mercedes) 29 points: top mover on the day, into the points from 17th
  3. Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) 18 points: a start line slip didn’t prevent a second-place finish

Our Game

While nobody could say they picked the Japanese Grand Prix winner, Tim found himself with the better driver in seven of the nine scoring rows, including picking Alexander Albon.

There were no changes to our rankings, but positions 1 through 4 have moved closer together, with Evan continuing to top our table with four races remaining.

17 Race Revised
Japanese Grand Prix Predictions and Results (as of Revised Results of October 24)

For download (PDF):  FIA Formula 1 World Championship Prediction Challenge! 2019 17 Japanese Grand Prix (Revised)

Total (17 Rounds)
1 Evan Howatson 2118
2 Ian Aaron 2092
3 John Cavelti 2069
4 Michael Poplawski 2060
5 Tim Harris 2029
6 Danielle Bourgeois 1954
7 Wes Zetaruk 1915
8 John Lo 1875
17 Japanese Grand Prix
1 Tim Harris 141
2 Michael Poplawski 137
3 Ian Aaron 127
4 John Cavelti 124
5 Wes Zetaruk 109
6 Evan Howatson 106
7 John Lo 99
8 Danielle Bourgeois 96

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