Sebastian Vettel wins F1 Singapore Grand Prix in Ferrari one-two
• Verstappen third while Hamilton can manage only fourth
Sebastian Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix with a controlled if largely uneventful drive from third on the gird. He did so not without controversy however as his Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc was clearly angry he had lost his lead to the German through the team’s pitstop strategy. Mercedes too suffered with their calls, Lewis Hamilton managing only fourth behind the Red Bull of Max Verstappen. Valtteri Bottas was fifth for Mercedes and Alexander Albon sixth for Red Bull.
With overtaking hard at Marina Bay the race was dictated by strategy and tyre wear as a series of safety cars interrupted the running and from which Vettel ultimately emerged on top. Ferrari were the quickest on track this weekend and having track position advantage, first with Leclerc and then with Vettel, did not relinquish it.Continue reading...