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Lewis Hamilton has extended his World Championship lead to 28 points after taking full advantage of a chaotic start in wet conditions which left Sebastian Vettel’s own title bid in pieces.
Red Bull continued their strong start to the Singapore Grand Prix race weekend with Daniel Ricciardo finishing half a second ahead of Max Verstappen.
Red Bull and Ferrari took the fight to Mercedes in the opening practice for the Singapore GP where Daniel Ricciardo set an all-time new lap record.
Safety Car, brake management and tyre strategy all played a part in Sunday’s Singapore GP, a race won by Nico Rosberg as he took the lead in the Drivers’ Championship.
Nico Rosberg will start Sunday’s Singapore GP from pole position, joined on the front row of the grid by Daniel Ricciardo as Lewis Hamilton missed out on his 100th front row start.
Nico Rosberg narrowly beat Max Verstappen to the final practice P1 in Singapore in a session where Lewis Hamilton got to know the Turn 7 escape road.
Nico Rosberg put Mercedes up into P1 in Friday night’s second practice for the Singapore GP as he edged Kimi Raikkonen while a hydraulic issue cost Lewis Hamilton track time.
Max Verstappen started his Singapore Grand Prix weekend with a P1 as he headed a Red Bull 1-2 in a practice session that saw title contender Nico Rosberg lose his front wing.
Daniil Kvyat pulled off a massive surprise as he topped the timesheets in FP2 in Singapore, 0.039s up on Kimi Raikkonen…
Nico Rosberg will draw some encouragement from FP1 as he got the better of Lewis Hamilton in Singapore while Alexander Rossi’s debut ended in a crash.