Japanese Grand Prix F1 qualifying LIVE: Lewis Hamilton battles Nico Rosberg for Suzuka pole position
With just five races to go Lewis Hamilton faces a fight to hold on to his F1 world title heading into the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.
The three-time world champion trails Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by 23 points in the championship following his dramatic retirement in the Malaysia Grand Prix last time out.
As a result the Brit will be desperate to claim pole position from Rosberg in Suzuka - a venue he has triumphed at in the previous two seasons.
Follow Sportsmail's coverage of all the qualifying action from the circuit as the Mercedes duo expect to go head to head in a battle to... read more
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