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Hamilton wins Japanese GP

  • Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton eased to victory as his team Mercedes claimed a one-two podium finish ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in the Japanese Grand Prix here on Sunday.

    Hamilton's third victory in Japan -- and his 41st overall -- moved him level with legendary driver Ayrton Senna's tally.

    Hamilton now has 277 points to Nico Rosberg's 229 and Vettel's 218, with five races left.

    Hamilton overtook pole-sitting teammate Nico Rosberg into the first corner and never looked back as he drove confidently to claim the victory. (Source: IANS)