أرشيف وسم ‘ Singapore Grand Prix ’

Posted on Sunday, September 18, 2016

Rosberg hangs on for Singapore victory

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg held off a charging Daniel Ricciardo in an enthralling climax to win the Singapore Grand Prix and regain the championship lead. Rosberg crucially retained his lead at the start and was on course for a comfortable victory, despite persistent brake issues, before Red Bull rolled the dice by bringing Ricciardo in for a fresh set of supersofts in the closing stages. The Aussie then proceeded to slash Rosberg's comfortable advantage but agonisingly missed out, finishing just four tenths adrift. Victory for […]

Posted on Saturday, September 17, 2016

Hamilton targets better race results

Lewis Hamilton will line up on the second row of the grid for Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix after struggling to find the right rhythm in his Mercedes to secure his fourth pole position at this track. The Briton hasn’t been totally comfortable with the car so far this weekend and has therefore managed to set only the third fastest time during today’s qualifying session.  “It's not been my weekend so far. I've not got many good laps out there. Not for any particular reason. I […]

Posted on Saturday, September 17, 2016

Rosberg takes pole ahead of Ricciardo

Nico Rosberg's title bid received a fresh boost as the German put in a sensational lap to secure a crucial pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix as Daniel Ricciardo managed to split the Mercedes. Rosberg put in a superb 1:42.584 on his first run in Q3 to ultimately take pole by half a second ahead of Red Bull's Ricciardo, who promoted himself to P2 with a mighty final sector right at the death. After a scruffy pair of practice sessions, Lewis Hamilton was unable […]

Posted on Saturday, September 17, 2016

Rosberg pips Verstappen in final practice

Nico Rosberg set the pace once again in the third and final practice session ahead of the Singapore GP, but Red Bull's Max Verstappen was within touching distance as Lewis Hamilton's scrappy weekend continued. Rosberg clocked a 1:44.352 on the ultrasoft rubber to finish quickest, but Verstappen was only six hundredths adrift with a very impressive lap, and one which suggests Mercedes may have a fight on their hands in qualifying. Kimi Raikkonen was half a second off Rosberg's benchmark in third, while Daniel Ricciardo […]

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2016

Grosjean disappointed by 'worst Friday'

A mechanical issue in the first practice session and a crash during the second one left Romain Grosjean with only 12 laps completed in today’s preparation for the Singapore Grand Prix. Grosjean’s desire for a strong start to the race weekend was squashed almost immediately when in the first practice sessions his car developed problems on its installation lap. The technical issues led to a 25-minute stint in the garage, and when trouble continued on a second installation lap, the team decided to end his run […]

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

2016 Singapore Grand PrixView

Formula 1 paddock moves from the shortest race of the year in terms of duration to the longest event on the calendar. It’s the Singapore Grand Prix, an event embraced by the drivers despite its tough challenges in terms of track and weather conditions. As much as the Singapore Grand Prix is run at night for aesthetic purposes, nighttime is the coolest time for drivers and spectators alike. Nonetheless, temperatures inside the racecar can reach 60 degrees Celsius. With the barriers so close to the […]

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016

Palmer aims for stronger result in Singapore

After a highly frustrating early exit from the Italian Grand Prix Jolyon Palmer is hoping for a Singapore slingshot on the streets of Marina Bay. Spa and Monza were not the easiest tracks for Renault but Palmer believes Singapore offers more of an opportunity for the team. The GP2 champion reckons he is driving better than ever at the moment and is keen to return to a track where he was victorious in the past. “I love Singapore and it’s a totally different challenge from […]

Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Could Singapore have had a different winner?

This year’s Singapore Grand Prix was one of the most interesting races of the season from a strategy point of view. It showed that when the performance of the leading cars is closely matched, the strategy possibilities created by having three different tyre compounds make for unpredictable racing and close finishes. There was a great deal of variation in the decisions made before and during the Grand Prix and some big decisions to be analysed, which gained places for some and cost places for others. […]

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Magnussen pleased with second points-finish

Kevin Magnussen enjoyed his second highest finish of the season after seeing the cherquered flag tenth in the Singapore Grand Prix. New Balance 515 męskie The Renault driver started the race from P15 and took advantage of the chaotic start, new balance 373 uomo prezzo running for most of the race inside the top ten. Fjallraven Kanken 20L “I’m very happy for the whole team as this must be a boost for all of us. Canotte Milwaukee Bucks It’s been a very demanding season as […]

Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Gutiérrez: ‘We need to push forward’

Esteban Gutiérrez was Haas’s lone representative in the Singapore Grand Prix as his teammate Romain Grosjean was unable to start due to an issue with his brake-by-wire system. Zapatillas Adidas Baratas Gutiérrez started the race from 13th and successfully navigated the chaotic start that sent the Nico Hulkenberg into the wall after contact with Carlos Sainz. Nike Air Max 2017 Heren zwart “It wasn’t an easy race, but I think the whole weekend we were pretty consistent. Garrett Richards Baseball Jersey It’s this consistency that’s […]

Posted on Saturday, July 16, 2016

2016 Singapore GP - Friday Press Conference

Transcript of the Friday Press Conference organised by the FIA for the 2016 Singapore Grand Prix. Team representatives – Christian Horner (Red Bull Racing), Toto Wolff (Mercedes), Maurizio Arrivabene (Ferrari), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber), Cyril Abiteboul (Renault), Guenther Steiner (Haas) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: If I could start with a question to all of you, your thoughts on the arrival of Liberty Media in F1, the next steps and what it means for the development of the sport? Christian Horner: I think with what we've heard so […]

Posted on Friday, July 15, 2016

2016 Singapore GP - Thursday Press Conference

Transcript of the Thursday Press Conference organised by the FIA for the 2016 Singapore Grand Prix. Drivers – Marcus Ericsson (Sauber), Felipe Nasr (Sauber), Jolyon Palmer (Renault), Sergio Perez (Force India), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing), Valtteri Bottas (Williams) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Congratulations on your marriage last week. NIKE AIR JORDAN 1 RETRO While your private life is settled, clearly you will be looking for a new partner in a professional sense next year, as a team-mate at Williams. adidas zx flux damskie What kind […]