Championship standings after Singapore

Drivers’ championship standings Driver Points 1 Jenson Button 84 2 Rubens Barrichello 69 3 Sebastian Vettel 59 4 Mark Webber 51.5 5 Kimi Raikkonen 40 6 Lewis Hamilton 37 7 Nico Rosberg 30.5 8 Fernando Alonso 26 9 Timo Glock 24 10 Jarno Trulli 22.5 11 Felipe Massa 22 12 Heikki Kovalainen 22 13 Nick […]

Singapore Grand Prix result

Position Driver Laps Delay Gap 1 Lewis Hamilton 61 2 Timo Glock 61 9.634 9.634 3 Fernando Alonso 61 16.624 6.99 4 Sebastian Vettel 61 20.261 3.637 5 Jenson Button 61 30.015 9.754 6 Rubens Barrichello 61 31.858 1.843 7 Heikki Kovalainen 61 36.157 4.299 8 Robert Kubica 61 55.054 18.897 9 Kazuki Nakajima 61 […]

How Brawn can win the constructors’ title in Singapore

The drivers’ title won’t be decided in today’s Singapore Grand Prix but Brawn could claim the constructors’ title. Brawn lead Red Bull by 40.5 points going into today’s race. If they leave Singapore with an advantage of 54 points or more, the 2009 constructors’ championship is theirs. Here’s how Brawn can win it: Finish one-two […]

F1 links: Virgin to take over Manor

Manor Motorsport’s F1 entry for 2010 looks set to be branded by Richard Branson’s Virgin company. Also, Rubens Barrichello won’t have to take a second gearbox change at Singapore. Virgin reach for the stars with Manor (The Independent) "Richard Branson's Virgin group have taken control of the new Manor team joining Formula One next year, […]

Singapore Grand Prix qualifying pictures


Racing under floodlights: yes, the safety implications are questionable and running 1,500 lights each pumping out 2,000 watts of energy is not the most environmentally friendly way of hosting a Grand Prix. But you can’t deny it looks anything less than stunning. Have a look at these brilliant pictures from Singapore Grand Prix qualifying.

Hamilton heavier than the Red Bulls (Singapore Grand Prix fuel strategies)

Lewis Hamilton is in a strong position heading into tomorrow’s Singapore Grand Prix as he is fuelled more heavily than the cars behind him. Nico Rosberg will pit later than Sebastian Vettel, but both of them as well as Mark Webber will make their first pit stops sooner than Hamilton. Here are the drivers’ fuel […]

Barrichello crash gives Hamilton pole (Singapore Grand Prix qualifying)

A crash decided the Singapore Grand Prix last year, and a crash decided Singapore Grand Prix qualifying this year. Rubens Barrichello’s shunt in the dying moments of qualifying may have been entirely innocent, but it handed Lewis Hamilton pole position for the second Singapore Grand Prix. Championship leader Jenson Button, meanwhile, will start from outside […]

Singapore Grand Prix grid

1. Lewis Hamilton, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’47.891 2. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull-Renault – 1’48.204 3. Nico Rosberg, Williams-Toyota – 1’48.348 4. Mark Webber, Red Bull-Renault – 1’48.722 5. Fernando Alonso, Renault – 1’49.054 6. Timo Glock, Toyota – 1’49.180 7. Robert Kubica, BMW – 1’49.514 8. Heikki Kovalainen, McLaren-Mercedes – 1’49.778 9. Rubens Barrichello, Brawn-Mercedes – […]

CVC boss slams Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone faces sharp criticism from F1 owners CVC for the second time this year. CVC Capital Partners board member Martin Sorrell gave the following quote to the Daily Mail following Ecclestone’s words of support for disgraced former Renault boss Flavio Briatore: First, we had Hitler did good, now we have cheating is acceptable. Where […]

F1 links: Alonso defends Singapore win

Alonso defends his 2008 Singapore GP victory (Reuters) "I regard it as a win, yes. My interpretation of events is how could I win the race. It (Piquet's crash) was in the very early stages of the race which still had a long way to go." Not the right thing to say. And that's putting […]

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