GPI 2016 Japanese Grand Prix - Page 76

RACE REPORT Ahead, Rosberg enjoyed a comfortable lead and after 53 laps he crossed the line to take his ninth win of the season with almost five seconds in hand over second placed Verstappen. Hamilton’s third place, meanwhile, was enough to give Mercedes an unassailable lead in the battle for the Constructors’ title and they are now set to pick up their third crown in a row at the final round in Abu Dhabi.