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Oct 12

F1: Alonso Shifting Focus To Constructors’ Battle

Ferrari and Mercedes are separated by just one point in the constructors' championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

and are separated by just one point in the constructors’ championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari driver says keeping the 2013 Formula One title chase alive will not be his top priority in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.

Championship leader would clinch his fourth straight title on Sunday if the Red Bull driver wins and Alonso, his closest rival, finishes ninth or worse.

However, Alonso said he is more concerned with the race for the constructors’ championship. Ferrari has 284 points, just one ahead of Mercedes with five races left.

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Oct 12

F1: Webber On Pole For Japanese Grand Prix

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Red Bull driver claimed pole position on Saturday for the Japanese Grand Prix, qualifying ahead of his teammate and runaway championship leader for the first time this season.

Webber clocked a time of 1 minute, 30.975 seconds at the circuit, with Vettel just under two-tenths of a second behind in second place after struggling with his KERS power-boost system.

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Oct 11

F1: Vettel In Charge After Second Japanese GP Practice

Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during second practice for the Japanese Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during second practice for the Japanese Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel had the fastest time in the second practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday, indicating the German is in good position to clinch his fourth Formula One championship this weekend.

Vettel was 0.168 seconds faster than Red Bull teammate around the circuit. driver was two-tenths of a second off Vettel’s time.

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Oct 10

F1: Hamilton Leads Mercedes 1-2 In First Practice At Suzuka

Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP drives during first practice for the Japanese Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

of Great Britain and GP drives during first practice for the Japanese Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton had the fastest lap in Friday’s opening practice session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix, edging teammate and championship leader .

Hamilton’s time of 1 minute, 34.157 seconds around the circuit was just 0.330 seconds faster than Rosberg. Vettel was six tenths of a second off Hamilton’s time.

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Oct 10

F1: Hamilton Clarifies Statements On Vettel

F1: Hamilton Uses Press Conference To Clarify Statements On Vettel

of Great Britain and GP is seen during previews for the Japanese  GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton says that he was keen to clarify what were perceived as negative comments about .

On Tuesday, Hamilton used Twitter to stress that he has a lot of respect for the German driver.

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