The first ever F1 race held at night went very well at Singapore. None of the pre-event concerns over the use of artificial light came to pass. Bernie Ecclestone is keen for F1 to have more night races in the future. He’s urging the Japanese to hold their event as a night race. Malaysia had … Continue reading Should F1 hold more night races?
I’ve produced a chart showing the position of each driver on every lap of the Singapore Grand Prix, compared to the race leader. Here’s an analysis of some of the key points in the race base on the chart.
I can’t get enough of these awesome photographs from F1’s first night race. Here’s a selection of high-resolution photographs from the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.
The inaugural Singapore Grand Prix was a statistical feast for the anorak-wearer. The 800th F1 championship race saw Nick Heidfeld break Michael Schumacher’s record for most finishes, a first-time race leader, and the first time a driver has ever won an F1 race from 15th on the grid. Read on for more.
Toyota protested Sebastian Vettel…
Fernando Alonso wins in Singapore
Lewis Hamilton leads F1 title race
What did you think of the Singapore Grand Prix? Rate the race out of ten and discuss it below.
Ferrari suffered a disastrous problem during a pit stop for the second race this year. Felipe Massa was signalled to leave his pit box while the refuelling rig was stil attached to his car. The F2008 wrenched the fuel hose from the refuelling rig and Massa joined the fast lane of the pits in front … Continue reading Felipe Massa’s pit lane disaster (video)
“We heard something noisy…”
Nick Heidfeld receives penalty…
Tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix will be a long, hot, and very tough race for the drivers. Lewis Hamilton has already suggested the track is tougher than Monaco to race on: It’s a very physical circuit – more than I expected, actually. You need to put a lot of work into the car to get a … Continue reading Singapore GP: the toughest race in F1?
Could Singapore’s F1 track rival Monaco’s as the most photogenic race track in Formula 1? Here’s a collection of 38 high-res photographs from today’s practice sessions showing the cars flying past some of Singapore’s spectacular scenery at night:
Who’s going to win the first ever Singapore Grand Prix? Several F1 drivers can lay claim to being particularly good on street tracks, including Lewis Hamilton and Robert Kubica. But the warmer temperatures are expected to favour Ferrari. Read my podium prediction and make yours below.
This comprehensive preview video by Honda features Jenson Button walking around the Singapore track and talking about some of the challenges – including those controversial tortoise kerbs. He also takes a ride on the Singapore Flyer – onto which the flag of the winner’s nation will be projected after the race. Ross Brawn talks about … Continue reading Jenson Button on Singapore (Video)
Here are the first pictures of the Singapore track at night and in the daytime, and the teams and drivers preparing for the first ever F1 night race.
Turn 10 on the Singapore track is causing some concern among the F1 drivers. Several of them have criticised the high kerbs on the corner. Felipe Massa has an unusual name for them: The kerbs are like little tortoises and if you get something wrong you wreck the car. As mentioned in the Sinagpore track … Continue reading F1 drivers largely happy with the Singapore track, apart from the tortoises
Jackie Stewart discusses some of the big talking points ahead of the first ever Singapore Grand Prix – and the first ever night race: the challenges of racing at night, the threat of rain, and the safety concerns.
Williams has produced this video showing Nico Rosberg driving a lap of the new Singapore F1 circuit on the team’s simulator. The video gives the best impression I’ve seen so far of what a lap of Singapore during the night race will look like for the drivers.
Here’s the Red Bulletin Singapore Grand Prix preview including a look at the all-new track that will hold F1’s first night race, plus the usual chat with Murray Walker and some funny videos from McLaren and Honda. Also, three new videos have been added to the McLaren video player here. See below for details.