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Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2011

'No chance' hazy Singapore GP will be cancelled

There is "no chance" the Singapore grand prix will be called off due to poor visibility, race organisers said on Thursday. It is a cloudy and humid day in the city-state, with weather forecasts predicting possible rain throughout the race weekend. Additionally, forest fires in nearby Indonesia have cast a haze over the skies, with the pollutant standards index recording a mere "moderate" air quality according to the Straits Times Indonesia. Together with the risk of rain in the artificial light, there have been suggestions […]

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Heat, humidity and rain forecast for Singapore

The F1 world is expecting a warm, humid and possibly stormy and wet grand prix under lights in Singapore this weekend. It has already been raining heavily this week in the Asian city-state, and more of the same is forecast for the weekend, set to be the fourth floodlit Singapore street race. In previous years, drivers have expressed concerns about the effect rain would have on visibility around the tight layout, with the bright lights potentially reflecting off the raindrops and puddles. Moreover, the skies […]

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2011

Singapore set for hazy grand prix

Sep.15 (GMM) Singapore looks set for a hazy formula one race next weekend.

In July, it emerged that the city-state was worried that forest fires in Indonesia would affect the floodlit skyline when the F1 circus comes to town in late September.

"They...

Posted on Friday, July 22, 2011

Singapore worried about smoke haze for GP

Jul.22 (GMM) Singapore is concerned forest fires could affect the city-state's night formula one race in September.

The fires in western Indonesia are causing a haze in surrounding regions, including Malaysia and Singapore.

"They (Singapore) are wor...