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Japanese Grand Prix 2022

Formula 1 World Championship standings after Japanese Grand Prix

An eventful Japanese Grand Prix ended with Max Verstappen as World Champion, but what are the World Championship standings?

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In the end, it was only 45 minute race in the Japanese Grand Prix - but this was more than enough for a big dollop of great racing, controversy and confusion.

It ended with Max Verstappen taking the championship after rival Charles Leclerc was penalised five seconds and the FIA clarifying a rules quirk.

As the race was not called off after a red-flag, full points were dished out - which, coupled with the penalty for Leclerc, gave Verstappen the points he needed.

It means P1 is secure in the Drivers', but how close are Perez and Leclerc for P2 in the standings?

Can Lewis Hamilton after his fifth place finish secure third in the standings?

Below is a full list of the Formula 1 World Championship standings after the Japanese Grand Prix - for both the Drivers' and Constructors.'

Formula 1 standings 2022

Pos. Driver Team Points
1
Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing 454
2
Charles Leclerc
Scuderia Ferrari 308
3
Sergio Perez
Red Bull Racing 305
4
George Russell
Mercedes AMG F1 275
5
Carlos Sainz
Scuderia Ferrari 246
6
Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes AMG F1 240
7
Lando Norris
McLaren Racing 122
8
Esteban Ocon
Alpine F1 92
9
Fernando Alonso
Alpine F1 81
10
Valtteri Bottas
Alfa Romeo Racing 49
11
Daniel Ricciardo
McLaren Racing 37
12
Sebastian Vettel
Aston Martin F1 Team 37
13
Kevin Magnussen
Haas F1 25
14
Pierre Gasly
Scuderia Alpha Tauri 23
15
Lance Stroll
Aston Martin F1 Team 18
16
Mick Schumacher
Haas F1 12
17
Yuki Tsunoda
Scuderia Alpha Tauri 12
18
Guanyu Zhou
Alfa Romeo Racing 6
19
Alexander Albon
Williams Racing 4
20
Nicholas Latifi
Williams Racing 2
21
Nyck de Vries
Williams Racing 2
22
Nico Hulkenberg
Aston Martin F1 Team 0
Pos. Team Drivers Points
1
Red Bull
Verstappen & Pérez 759
2
Ferrari
Sainz & Leclerc 554
3
Mercedes
Hamilton & Russell 515
4
Alpine
Alonso & Ocon 173
5
McLaren
Norris & Ricciardo 159
6
Alfa Romeo
Bottas & Zhou 55
7
Aston Martin
Stroll & Vettel 55
8
Haas
Schumacher & Magnussen 37
9
AlphaTauri
Gasly & Tsunoda 35
10
Williams
Albon & Latifi 8

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