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Mercedes shows its title-winning pedigree as Ferrari stumbles again

Ferrari might have been on fire in qualifying, but its poor race was another reminder of the gap it has to bridge to Mercedes as the German manufacturer wrapped up its sixth straight title.

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Leclerc collides with Verstappen at first corner

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Verstappen: There was no need for Leclerc collision

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Japanese Grand Prix

Diary: Max reigns supreme in driver FIFA tournament in washed-out Japan

The Formula One paddock is a busy place that hosts a lot of serious business over a race weekend, so we try to bring you some of the news stories you might otherwise miss ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix.

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Saturday's track activity in Japan cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis

Qualifying day at the Japanese Grand Prix has been cancelled due to the impact Typhoon Hagibis is expected to have on the Suzuka area on Saturday.

Mercedes favourites in Japan in spite of typhoon

Ferrari's car has come a long way in a short period of time, but there was little doubt after Friday practice in Japan that Mercedes still has the best all-round package at this circuit.

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