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Sep 21

Vettel Rolls To Formula One Pole In Singapore

Sebastian Vettel is the F1 World Championship leader. (Photo: Getty Images)

is the World Championship leader. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel claimed pole position for the , besting his fading championship rivals Saturday despite gambling on skipping the last flying lap of qualifying.

Already boasting a big lead in the drivers’ championship standings, Vettel sat out the last section of qualifying under the lights at Marina Bay in order to save a set of the super soft tires for the race.

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Sep 20

Vettel, Red Bull Move Ahead In Second Singapore Practice

Sebastian Vettel drives during Free Practice 2 at Marina Bay Street Circuit in Singapore. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during Free Practice Two at in . (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel again stamped himself the man to beat by setting the fastest time in Friday’s practice for the .

Chasing his third straight win in ’s annual night race and seemingly headed for a fourth successive drivers’ championship, Vettel set a time of 1 minute, 44.249 seconds on the Marina Bay circuit; six tenths of a second clear of teammate .

Mercedes drivers and were the nearest rivals, but third-placed Rosberg was more than a second slower than Vettel.

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Sep 20

Hamilton Leads First F1 Practice In Singapore

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drives his Mercedes during GP practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in Friday’s opening practice for the .

Hamilton, thriving in the high downforce settings of the twisty Marina Bay circuit, was a third of a second clear of his rivals, ahead of Red Bull pair and . Mercedes driver was fourth fastest.

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Sep 17

F1 Prepares For Singapore GP Under The Lights

Formula 1 Prepares For Singapore GP

An overview from Swissotel Stanford shows the track for the upcoming Grand Prix night race. (Photo: Getty Images)

Formula One will replace the history and speed of Monza for the bright lights of Singapore this weekend, as the only night race on the calendar takes place.

Racing under 1,600 specially made flood-lights, the 22 best drivers in the world will tackle the tight and tricky .

With no margin for error, the circuit is a true test of both driver and machine. It requires a high downforce setup and strong traction and grip out of the slow chicanes and hairpins.

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Sep 7

Lewis Hamilton Apologizes After Poor Qualifying

Lewis Hamilton. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

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Lewis Hamilton called himself an idiot after his worst qualifying drive this season left him starting 12th for the on Sunday.

Hamilton, who won at Monza last year, was chasing a fifth successive pole position in but he failed to even make Q3 on Saturday.

“I just drove like an idiot,” he said. “That’s the worst I’ve driven for a long, long time. I’m sorry to the team.”

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