Lewis Hamilton will be hungry to eat into Nico Rosberg's 23-point lead in the Formula 1 world championship with only five races remaining.

The 2016 Japanese Grand Prix is being shown LIVE on Sky Sports F1 (UK only) with highlights of qualifying and the race broadcast by Channel 4.

Rosberg will be hunting a maiden win at Suzuka to strengthen his place at the top of the F1 drivers' standings but Hamilton, Red Bulls and Ferraris will be eager to battle back with just five races to go in 2016.

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Where can I watch it?

Sky Sports F1 will broadcast the full race weekend live starting with Friday free practice including Saturday qualifying and the race on Sunday. Channel 4 is showing extended highlight of qualifying on Saturday and the race on Sunday. (All times stated BST)

Friday 7th October:

LIVE Sky Sports F1 Japanese GP FP1 - 02:00-03:30
LIVE Sky Sports F1 Japanese GP FP2 - 06:00-07:30

Saturday 8th October:

LIVE Sky Sports F1 Japanese GP FP3 - 04:00-05:00
LIVE Sky Sports F1 Japanese GP Qualifying - 06:00-08:45
HIGHLIGHTS Channel F1 4 Japanese GP Qualifying - 12:30-14:00

Sunday 9nd October:

LIVE Sky Sports F1 Japanese GP Track Parade - 04:30-05:00
LIVE Sky Sports F1 Japanese GP Race - 05:30-08.30
HIGHLIGHTS Channel 4 F1 Japanese GP Race - 13:30-15:30

Previous Japanese GP race winners

2015: Lewis Hamilton (Ferrari)
2014: Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
2013: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull-Renault)
2012: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull-Renault)
2011: Jenson Button (McLaren-Mercedes)
2010: Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull-Renault)

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