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  • Whiting: Singapore track limits line "a waste of paint"

    motorsport.com 20 Sep '18, 12pm

    Following a discussion in the drivers' briefing after first practice last weekend, the FIA added a line beyond the existing kerbing at the outside of Turn 7. Its purpose was to act as a visual indicator of track limits to deter drivers from breaking the rules. A number of drivers beli...

  • Revealed: The tech change that transformed Mercedes in Singapore

    motorsport.com 19 Sep '18, 10am

    While rival Ferrari had a quick car at times, it was clear that tyre management - one of Mercedes’ weaknesses in the past - had turned to a strength around the Marina Bay circuit. Analysis of qualifying laps showed that Mercedes was better able than Ferrari to prevent its tyres overhe...

  • Renault: Singapore result vindication for Spec C engine

    motorsport.com 19 Sep '18, 1pm

    Red Bull driver Verstappen used the French manufacturer's latest spec at Marina Bay, despite Renault having warned that there were reliability risks involved. Neither the works Renault team nor customer McLaren used the Spec C in Singapore. Although both Verstappen and teammate Daniel...

  • How high-risk Ferrari gambled everything – and lost

    motorsport.com 18 Sep '18, 5pm

    Another race – along with Germany, Hungary and Italy – that should have been won by Ferrari slipped away through a combination of driver and strategy; the balance heavily slanted here towards Hamilton and Mercedes. The Singapore GP podium Photo by: Jerry Andre / Sutton Images Mind the...

  • Insight: Giorgio Piola's Singapore GP tech analysis

    motorsport.com 17 Sep '18, 9am

    Mercedes made further changes to its high-downforce specification rear wing for Singapore, with the introduction of additional slots at the leading and trailing edges. These enhance the slots already placed in the transitional part of the wing that improve the effectiveness of the win...

  • Perez, Ocon not allowed to race each other anymore

    motorsport.com 16 Sep '18, 4pm

    The pair touched on the exit of Turn 3 on the first lap when Ocon tried to go around the outside, and his teammate moved over and put the Frenchman into the wall. Szafnauer felt that the Mexican could have left more room. After past incidents, Szafnauer had reminded both drivers befor...

  • Singapore win silenced Hamilton lifestyle critics - Wolff

    motorsport.com 18 Sep '18, 12pm

    Between the Italian and Singapore GPs Hamilton had a busy travel schedule that some suggested was unnecessarily punishing, especially given the run of flyaway F1 races that is coming up, headlined by work with fashion brand and Mercedes sponsor Tommy Hilfiger.

  • Singapore GP: Hamilton storms to pole ahead of Verstappen

    motorsport.com 15 Sep '18, 2pm

    Hamilton abandoned his lap on his second run in the middle sector after running wide out of the Turn 7 right-hander, but had done enough to secure pole by 0.319s from Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.