Japanese Grand  Prix 2022

Max Verstappen seals second world title amid confusion after Suzuka win

Max Verstappen clinched a second title in extraordinary circumstances after dominating a Japanese Grand Prix truncated by heavy rain.

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc, crossed the line second, was penalised for cutting the track

There was confusion after the race as to whether Verstappen had done enough to tie up the championship,

it was not immediately clear whether full points would be awarded for a race that ran just over half distance.

But governing body the FIA said that reduced points only applied if a suspended race could not be resumed.

Even Verstappen asked: "Are you sure?" when he was told he was champion