Singapore GP

  • Force India's Sutil to start 15th, Di Resta 17th on Singapore GP grid September 21, 2013

    Singapore: Sahara Force India continued to struggle as Adrian Sutil will start Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix from 15th position on the grid and Paul di Resta from 17th. Di Resta was eliminated in Q1 after timing 1:46.121 while Sutil could not make it to Q3 after managing a 1:45.185 in Q2....
  • Senna's Singapore GP burns not caused by KERS September 27, 2012

    London: Minor burns suffered by Brazilian Bruno Senna at last weekend's Singapore Grand Prix were caused by loose wiring and not his car's KERS kinetic energy recovery system, his Williams Formula One team said on Thursday. Williams reported after Sunday's race that Senna, who retired on the final lap after his...
  • Singapore GP extends Formula One deal through 2017 November 16, 2012

    Singapore: The Singapore Grand Prix will stay on the Formula One calendar through 2017 after an agreement was struck between the national government and F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone. The two parties made a joint announcement on Saturday, after long negotiations over the price of the hosting rights for a race that...
  • Singapore GP practice: Force India duo in top 10 September 21, 2012

    Singapore: Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg finished in the top 10 in both opening practice sessions for the Singapore Grand Prix, here on Friday. Hulkenberg was seventh in the first free practice with a timing of 1:51.658 while Di Resta finished a place behind after clocking 1:51.943,...
  • Vettel fastest in Singapore GP practice September 21, 2012

    Singapore: Red Bull signalled it was ready to resume its fight for the Formula One title with a strong performance in Friday's practice for the Singapore Grand Prix. Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel topped the time sheets in both sessions, while team-mate Mark Webber was fourth in the second practice. Neither...
  • Sergio Perez plays down talk of switch to bigger team September 20, 2012

    Singapore: Sauber's Sergio Perez is playing his cards close to his chest regarding his Formula One future after arriving in Singapore for Sunday's grand prix fresh from a third podium of the season in Monza two weeks ago. The 22-year-old Mexican has shown plenty of promise in his second season at...
  • Rosberg struggling with body clock ahead of Singapore September 20, 2012

    Singapore: Nico Rosberg has spent hours in Mercedes' futuristic Formula One simulator preparing for Singapore's tricky street circuit but he still found it hard on Wednesday to adjust his body clock to simple things like lunch. The German, like everyone else in the paddock, has no choice but to stay on...
  • Hamilton moves on from Massa incident September 28, 2011

    Bangalore: Lewis Hamilton moved on from his weekend clash with Ferrari's Felipe Massa on Tuesday and conceded that McLaren teammate Jenson Button had got the better of him this season. Flying in from Singapore to thrill Indian Formula One fans with demonstration runs and tyre-smoking spins in his title-winning 2008 car,...
  • Vettel wins Singapore GP, title awaits September 26, 2011

    Singapore: Sebastian Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday but the Red Bull driver will have to wait a little longer to clinch his second Formula One world championship. The German led throughout from pole position to finish 1.7 seconds ahead of fast-finishing McLaren driver Jenson Button, with Red Bull's...
  • Chandhok sees good fan support for Indian GP September 27, 2011

    Singapore: Karun Chandhok on Sunday said that he expected "a good level of success" at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix, to be held next month at the new Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. "We have a decent and ready fan base support for the first race on the circuit and...
  • Drivers defend sitting out qualifying sessions September 25, 2011

    Singapore: Fans may not like it but the drivers who sat out the final phase of Saturday's Singapore Grand Prix qualifying to save their tyres were just playing the game, the top three on the grid agreed on Saturday. Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel beat teammate Mark Webber and McLaren's Jenson Button...
  • Vettel hopes to clinch title with Singapore win September 22, 2011

    Singapore: Sebastian Vettel snatched last year's Formula One title with victory in the final race of the season, but the German may need only a podium finish in Singapore on Sunday to clinch his second crown with five rounds remaining. Leading by 112 points after 13 of the 19 races, the...
  • F1: Renault get 2-year suspended ban March 26, 2010

    Paris: Renault escaped severe punishment on Monday for ordering former driver Nelson Piquet Jr to deliberately crash, receiving only a suspended two-year ban from Formula One's governing body. Flavio Briatore, who quit as team principal last week, was banned indefinitely from any F1 activities by the World Motor Sport Council. Engineering executive...
  • Renault face F1 Singapore GP fixing charges September 5, 2009

    London: Renault will face charges of fixing last year's Singapore Grand Prix by staging a crash that helped Spaniard Fernando Alonso win, Formula One's governing body said on Friday. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in a statement that Renault representatives had been summoned to an extraordinary meeting of its World...
  • Ferrari drops hi-tech system, to go back to lollipop man October 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The Ferrari team has decided to go back to using the hand-held 'lollipop' to tell drivers when to leave the pits at this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix. The decision has been taken after pit stop disaster first-ever night Grand Prix in Singapore where it had used the traffic light...
  • Alonso fastest in final Singapore F1 practice September 27, 2008

    Singapore: Double world champion Fernando Alonso was quickest in final practice for the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday, putting his rivals in the shade ahead of qualifying for Formula One's first night-time race. The Renault driver, who posted the fastest time in second practice on Friday, picked up from where...
  • Formula One drives all excited about Singapore GP September 27, 2008

    Singapore: If the fast world of Formula One needed any more spice to its 2008 season, it is here. This weekend's Singapore Grand Prix will have some of the best ingredients that make a race very exciting. Apart from being the first night race of the calender there is a lot...
  • F1 gets ready for first ever night race at Singapore GP September 24, 2008

    Singapore: If the fast world of Formula One needed any more spice to its red hot season of 2008, it has arrived. The Formula One show rolls into its newest town Singapore this weekend for the first ever night race. Powerful floodlights will illuminate the roads around Marina Bay in Singapore...
  • Chicken tikka, naan on Singapore GP's menu September 17, 2008

    Singapore: Chicken tikka, tandoori naan, hot samosa and mango lassi are set to tickle the tastebuds of motor race aficionados at Asia's first ever night-time Formula One Grand Prix in Singapore later this month. Go India, the Singapore subsidiary of a Kolkata-based restaurant firm, has bagged prime space near the F1...
  • Singapore F1circuit tests floodlights for night race March 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Singapore will host the first ever race under floodlights on September 28. A stretch of street with 16 lights was lit up to give spectators and local drivers a chance to feel the conditions on race day. Lit-up digital flags will also be used to alert drivers. In all 1500...