As the formula 1 season progresses we see a great rise in demand for the Japanese gran Prix as it on of the very notorious tracks of the world with some really amazing weather conditions that make it a fan favorite.
Organizers of Japan's Formula One Grand Prix have decided and canceled all practice and qualifying sessions scheduled for Saturday due to the approach of Typhoon Hagibis as the weekend approaches. Originally scheduled to take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday (0600 GMT), a qualifying session that decides the grid order for the race will now be held at 10 a.m. (0100 GMT) on Sunday, as per the revised schedule issued by organizers showed.
The final practice session, which normally takes place before qualifying, will not be held and the race will go ahead as planned at 2:10 p.m. (0510 GMT) on Sunday stated the authorities. Formula One's governing body, the FIA, stated that it stands with the decision taken by the race promoters and the Japanese Automobile Federation (JAF). "FIA and Formula One support this decision in the interest of safety for spectators, competitors and everyone at the Suzuka Circuit as it would be irresponsible to put so many lives in danger for schedule," it said in a statement. The circuit would be closed to the public and the media on Saturday Typhoon Hagibis, categorized as a 'super-typhoon', is predicted to be one of the most violent ones from the previous ones to hit the region in recent years and is expected to strike the Tokyo area this weekend. Formula One races at the Suzuka circuit which witnessed the epic battle between Nikki Lauda and James Hunt in the 70s, located about 300 kilometers to the southwest of Tokyo.
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