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Rosberg wins, Hamilton third in Japan Grand Prix

Verstappen holds off furious challenge from Hamilton in final few laps to take second

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Rosberg holds his trophy as Mercedes AMG Petronas members celebrate at their paddock after the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix race in Suzuka on Sunday.

Suzuka, Japan

NICO Rosberg romped to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his lead over world champion Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One title race.

The German claimed his first Suzuka win from pole as Hamilton took third after a dreadful start, Rosberg stretching