It’s the 2017 Japanese Grand Prix, the 16th race of the season. It’s this weekend – Sunday October 8, with qualifying the day before . Set your alarm if you would like to watch it live in Britain – it’s a 6am BST start.
[ Japanese Grand Prix 2017 will get underway on Friday, 06 October 2017 with the first two practice session followed by Saturday, 07 October’s qualifying. The main-race takes place on Sunday, 08 October 2017. ]
The 2017 Japanese Grand Prix (formally known as the 2017 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix) is a Formula One motor race that is due to be held on 8 October 2017 at the Suzuka International Racing Course in Suzuka in the Mie Prefecture, Japan.
Full coverage is available on Sky Sports’ dedicated F1 channel, while highlights of qualifying and the race will be on Channel 4. Alternatively, you can follow all the action this weekend right here
Suzuka is one of the oldest remaining tracks of the Formula One World Championship, and so has a long history of races as venue of the Japanese Grand Prix. Its traditional role as one of the last Grands Prix of the season means numerous World Championships have been decided at the track.