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Force India claim double points finish in Japanese GP

By virtue of this performance, Sahara Force India collected 14 points from the race and consolidated its fourth position in the Constructor's standings with 147 points.

Edited by: India TV Sports Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: October 08, 2017 17:07 IST ]
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Force India driver Esteban Ocon waits in his car during the first practice session at the Japanese GP.Photo:AP

Sahara Force India registered yet another double points finish after Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez signed off at creditable sixth and seventh place respectively at the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka on Sunday. By virtue of this show, Sahara Force India collected 14 points from the race and consolidated its fourth position in the Constructor's standings with 147 points. 

While Ocon started fifth on the grid, his teammate Perez was placed at the seventh spot in the starting line-up. 

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton beat Red Bull's Max Verstappen by just 1.2s to win the thrilling race while Daniel Ricciardo claimed the third spot. 

The race also witnessed Ferarri driver Sebastian Vettel's second retirement in three races, thanks to a technical problem. 

Hamilton now has a 59-point lead over Vettel in the drivers' standings, with only four races remaining.

(With PTI Inputs)

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