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  • Circuit: Mexico City
  • Race: 71 laps / 305.354 km
Japan / 13 Oct
Pos Driver Team
1 Bottas Mercedes
2 Vettel Ferrari
3 Hamilton Mercedes
4 Albon Red Bull/Honda
5 Sainz Jr. McLaren/Renault
6 Ricciardo Renault
7 Leclerc Ferrari
8 Gasly Toro Rosso/Honda
9 Perez Racing Point/Mercedes
10 Hulkenberg Renault
Standings / After 17 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 338
2 Valtteri Bottas 274
3 Charles Leclerc 221
4 Max Verstappen 212
5 Sebastian Vettel 212
6 Carlos Sainz Jr. 76
7 Pierre Gasly 73
8 Alexander Albon 64
9 Daniel Ricciardo 42
10 Nico Hulkenberg 35
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