F1 Paddock Pass: Japanese Grand Prix (VIDEO)

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Formula 1 ventures to the iconic Suzuka Circuit this weekend for the Japanese Grand Prix as the sun begins to set on the 2015 season.

Ahead of the on-track action in Japan, Will Buxton is on hand to bring you all of the news, interviews and insight in the latest edition of NBC Sports’ original digital series “Paddock Pass”.

In part one, we hear from Sebastian Vettel following his crushing victory in Singapore. The German goes in search of a fifth win at Suzuka this weekend, and has never finished off the podium at the track. Can he continue this form on Sunday?

We also talk to Max Verstappen after his spirited display in Singapore where he sparked some controversy late on after ignoring team orders. Verstappen gives us his side of the story and discusses his first race weekend at Suzuka, one year on from making his practice debut.

In part two, Will talks to McLaren’s Ciaron Pilbeam about the challenges of setting up a car for Suzuka. We also hear from championship leader Lewis Hamilton as he looks to bounce back from his struggles in Singapore and see off the Ferrari threat.