GOOD LAP VS GREAT LAP: How to nail a lap of Suzuka with Vettel and Leclerc


From the winding esses through to the rapid 130R and down the twists of the final chicane, drivers love tackling Suzuka and its inimitable layout – but how do you get the most out of this figure-of-eight circuit?

Sebastian Vettel is the last Formula 1 pole-sitter at Suzuka having led a Ferrari one-two ahead of then-team mate Charles Leclerc, so the four-time champion – also a four-time winner here – is a great place to start.

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Using exclusive telemetry and Alex Brundle's expert analysis, watch as Vettel and Leclerc's qualifying laps from the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix are put side-by-side to see where each gained and lost time around this storied venue.

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