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Fastest laps - Japan 2014 // Hamilton tops Button in shortened Suzuka race

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Ericsson finds the sweet spot
Credit: Alastair Staley/LAT

It was Lewis Hamilton on top again as the fastest laps of the race saw the Mercedes driver a tenth faster than Jenson Button. The McLaren car showed surprising pace although Button is well known for coping well with mixed conditions. The two Red Bull drivers were next in line, with Nico Rosberg way down in sixth place.

Towards the back, Marcus Ericsson did well to post lap times faster than both Lotus and Sauber drivers, as well as his Caterham teammate Kamui Kobayashi.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLap
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:51.60039
2Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:51.72133
3Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:51.91532
4Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:52.23138
5Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:52.42636
6Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:52.55115
7Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:52.81428
8Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:53.45039
9Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:53.51038
10Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:53.55627
11Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:53.56235
12Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:54.02125
13Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:54.10341
14Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:54.66927
15Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:54.70226
16Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:55.30228
17Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:55.37240
18Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Team1:55.64129
19Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:55.75325
20Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:55.98527
21Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:56.47225

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