Japanese Grand Prix – Results

2011 FORMULA 1 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts
1 4 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 53 1:30:53.427 2 25
2 5 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 53 +1.1 secs 5 18
3 1 Sebastian Vettel RBR-Renault 53 +2.0 secs 1 15
4 2 Mark Webber RBR-Renault 53 +8.0 secs 6 12
5 3 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 53 +24.2 secs 3 10
6 7 Michael Schumacher Mercedes 53 +27.1 secs 8 8
7 6 Felipe Massa Ferrari 53 +28.2 secs 4 6
8 17 Sergio Perez Sauber-Ferrari 53 +39.3 secs 17 4
9 10 Vitaly Petrov Renault 53 +42.6 secs 10 2
10 8 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 53 +44.3 secs 23 1
11 14 Adrian Sutil Force India-Mercedes 53 +54.4 secs 11  
12 15 Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 53 +62.3 secs 12  
13 16 Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari 53 +63.7 secs 7  
14 12 Pastor Maldonado Williams-Cosworth 53 +64.1 secs 14  
15 19 Jaime Alguersuari STR-Ferrari 53 +66.6 secs 16  
16 9 Bruno Senna Renault 53 +72.6 secs 9  
17 11 Rubens Barrichello Williams-Cosworth 53 +74.1 secs 13  
18 20 Heikki Kovalainen Lotus-Renault 53 +87.8 secs 18  
19 21 Jarno Trulli Lotus-Renault 53 +96.1 secs 19  
20 24 Timo Glock Virgin-Cosworth 51 +2 Laps 21  
21 25 Jerome d’Ambrosio Virgin-Cosworth 51 +2 Laps 20  
22 22 Daniel Ricciardo HRT-Cosworth 51 +2 Laps 22  
23 23 Vitantonio Liuzzi HRT-Cosworth 50 +3 Laps 24  
Ret 18 Sebastien Buemi STR-Ferrari 11 Wheel 15  

Note – Kobayashi was promoted from 10th to seventh on the grid. Although, like Schumacher, Senna and Petrov, he failed to set a Q3 time, he did start a qualifying lap and was therefore positioned ahead of the other three on the grid.