Japanese Grand Prix: Typhoon qualifying decision delayed until Friday

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By Andrew Benson
Chief F1 author at Suzuka
Formula 1 has delayed a decision on whether to cancel Japanese Grand Prix qualifying as a result of Typhoon Hagibis.
By which Suzuka is located the storm is forecast to make landfall on Saturday about the south east coast of Honshu island.
A statement from F1 bosses said:Every attempt is being made to minimise disturbance to the F1 program.
But, the protection of fans, competitors and everybody else at the Suzuka circuit is still the top priority
Governing body the FIA and F1 stated that it wasclosely monitoring Typhoon Hagibis and its possible effect on the Japanese Grand Prix.
The tropical storms effect, said to be the largest of the season, has resulted in the rescue of two games in the Rugby World Cup.
F1 organisers are waiting to see before making a decision whether to cancel qualifying on Saturday, if the storm continues on its current track.
That decision is expected to come before the end of Friday and will be down to regional governments, whose obligation it is to determine whether to shut the circuit and also counsel people to remain inside to reduce the threat in the storm.
If police do not take that action, F1 will almost certainly try to conduct Saturdays programme, that has final clinic in 12:00 local time (02:00 BST) and qualifying at 15:00.
Wind speeds are predicted to be afternoon.
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc said:It is pretty clear if the typhoon is going to come here, there is no way we could drive.
Founded in Japan has double before had to be postponed because at 2010 and 2004. It was conducted on Sunday afternoon.
A tropical storm likewise affected the US Grand Prix in 2015. There, Friday clinic was cancelled. Saturday morning practice went forward with no audiences, after the public were advised not to come to the monitor to their own safety, before being postponed until Sunday, and qualifying was subject into a series of delays.
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