Formula 1 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2019

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  1. Jimlaad43

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    With the European season over (We don't count Sochi, it sucks too much so we'll try not to claim it), Formula 1 heads for the original Night Race destination, and the one of the three true street circuits on the calendar. Overtaking is possible and chaos is never far away at the circuit with a 100% safety car record. This is usually one of the most spectacular qualifying sessions of the year, with Hamilton's pole lap last year being one of the best laps we'd seen in a long time. Humidity and heat are bonkers despite being late at night, and the slow circuit means the race regularly hits the two hour mark and is a massive physical test for all.
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    First Grand Prix
    2008

    Number of Laps
    61

    Circuit Length
    5.063km

    Race Distance
    308.706 km

    Lap Record
    1:41.905 Kevin Magnussen (2018)
     
  2. PeterJB

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    I'm gonna be devastated if either of the Williams fails to finish. If they both finish on Sunday they'll break McLaren's record from 2007 of most consecutive double-finishes from the start of a season.
     
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  3. TenEightyOne

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    Bottas in the wall quite heavily (FP1) with a strange off-power crash.
     
  4. BrainsBush

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    Watched the last part of FP1. Tuned in just when Bottas hit the barrier. Understood that LeClerc faced gearbox issues.
    Did I miss other spectacular things?
     
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    So apparently this was posted and rapidly deleted from the official F1 Twitter account.
     
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  6. DesertPenguin

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    So that makes him the official joke of F1?
     
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  7. NotThePrez

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    If the F1 Netflix series is anything to go by, he's had that title for a little while.
     
  8. Slapped

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    When you look at the track map and think "wow, a figure of 8 layout, this is gonna be fun" you know you've been playing too much Wreckfest. :lol:
     
  9. BrainsBush

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    Perez was already sick before entering the car. Could a lack of concentration caused that kissing the wall?
    Hopefully for him and his team only a new rim?

    Edit:also floor damage and probably gearbox..
     
  10. PsuPepperoni

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    what do we have to do to get Max in a Mercedes
     
  11. PeterJB

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    Get rid of Lewis.
     
  12. FUNanywhere

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    Surprising pace from Ferrari
     
  13. HenrySwanson

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    Great qualifying session
     
  14. TenEightyOne

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    Great session, what a performance from Charlotte Claire. Awesome!
     
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    I feel bad for Vettel...
     
  16. PeterJB

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    This is fascinating. By all accounts Ferrari should've sucked here, however having said that Lewis is gonna be right there with them again.
     
  17. FUNanywhere

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    Ferrari on Pole

    Cant believe

    Damm Vettel. Just not going for him. Hes in pressure now.
     
  18. TenEightyOne

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    Just watched Leclerc's lap... all over the place. No way any sane man can take pole like that. Even more awesome than I first thought :D
     
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  19. Betty blue

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    Where did that Ferrari pace came from?
     
  20. BrainsBush

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    Wow great Ferrari performance. Not expected. A race to watch!
     
  21. DesertPenguin

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    I feel bad for the character in your avatar ;)
     
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  22. Jimlaad43

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    New front wing and nose
     
  23. LordExia

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    Leclerc on pole was a bit of a surprise. I really didn't see a Ferrari on the front row so good job on the team for evolving their car so quickly. With Lewis in P2, this should be an interesting race tomorrow considering all the corners and the Mercedes pace in race trim. The last 8 races were won from pole so let's see how Charles is going to defend this time around with all that "aggressive" driving talk :lol:
     
  24. ROAD_DOGG33J

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    What was with the Ferrari mechanic that looked like he was about to get into a fight with the TV screen after LeClerc crossed the line? Was he angry? upset? excited?
     
  25. evldave333

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    Its a changing of the guard at Ferrari now, Seb had clear air for his second attempt in Q3 and blew it... Race should be good tomorrow Mercedes have better race pace so there should be some close racing, whoever gets a free tire change under an inevitable safety car might win it...
     
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  27. BrainsBush

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    Ricciardo will (probably) have to start from the back because his quali time will be deleted due to 'illegal' MGU-K usage. More power charged then allowed.
     
  28. TheElbows

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    Just when I thought Vettel might have a small pick-me-up moment...kicked in the dick.
     
  29. PzR Slim

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    Just been confirmed. DQ'ed from Quali.
     
  30. Peter.

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    One of the best pole laps I've seen in a really long time. Well done. Ferrari has a new number 1.