Which driver did the best job during the Singapore Grand Prix weekend? See below for my pick of the best drivers in the Singapore Grand Prix. Review each driver’s race weekend in detail below and vote for who you thought was the most impressive driver.
Ferrari were stronger at Singapore than the headline times after practice made them look. Even so, Fernando Alonso’s fourth win of the year was easily his best of the season so far and means he has momentum behind him in the championship battle.
Lotus Racing are to contest Proton’s claim that it cannot use the Team Lotus name in the English High Court. A statement issued by the team today said: We have […] today issued proceedings in the English High Court for a declaration that Team Lotus Ventures has the rights to use the Team Lotus name.
Lewis Hamilton’s third no-score in four races following his controversial collision with Mark Webber has hit his championship hopes hard. But just as worrying for him and Jenson Button was McLaren’s lack of pace around Singapore.
Red Bull were fastest in all three practice sessions but missed out on victory at a circuit where they were expected to dominate. Mark Webber made an unlikely strategy work with some excellent passes but had a dose of ‘champion’s luck’ when he survived heavy contact with Lewis Hamilton to finish the race on the … Continue reading Webber has champion’s luck but lacks Vettel’s pace (Red Bull race review)
A late puncture cost Kubica seven places but he took all bar one of them back. Meanwhile team mate Petrov might have finished in ninth place if he hadn’t been lapped. Robert Kubica Vitaly Petrov Qualifying position 8 12 Qualifying time comparison (Q2) 1’46.949 (-1.216) 1’48.165 Race position 7 11 Average race lap 1’57.379 (-0.581) … Continue reading Kubica’s fightback (Renault race review)
Rosberg kept out of trouble for fifth place while his team mate seemed to have a magnetic attraction to Saubers. Michael Schumacher Nico Rosberg Qualifying position 9 7 Qualifying time comparison (Q3) 1’46.702 (+0.259) 1’46.443 Race position 12 5 Average race lap 1’58.109 (+1.339) 1’56.770 Laps 60/61 61/61 Pit stops 2 1 You need to … Continue reading Rosberg in top five (Mercedes race review)
Lotus were responsible for one of the most dramatic moments of the race when Heikki Kovalainen’s car caught fire. He said stopping it on the start/finish straight instead of the pit lane was the safest thing to do. Jarno Trulli Heikki Kovalainen Qualifying position 21 19 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’51.641 (+0.726) 1’50.915 Race position … Continue reading Fire stops Kovalainen (Lotus race review)
Group Lotus owners Proton have denied that Tony Fernandes has the right to re-brand his team as “Team Lotus”. In a statement released today the company said: Proton will support Group Lotus in taking all necessary steps to protect its rights in the “Lotus” name, including resisting any attempts by Mr. Fernandes or his companies, … Continue reading Proton say Lotus Racing has no right to use “Team Lotus” name
Timo Glock was in fine form all weekend in Singapore but his race was scuppered by the safety car. Timo Glock Lucas di Grassi Qualifying position 18 20 Qualifying time comparison (Q1) 1’50.721 (-0.386) 1’51.107 Race position 15 Average race lap 2’02.971 (+1.411) 2’01.560 Laps 49/61 59/61 Pit stops 1 2 You need to upgrade … Continue reading Glock shines (Virgin race review)