The Spanish Ferrari driver, Carlos Sainz, has won the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix that was held this Sunday at the Marina Bay urban circuit in the Asian city. Sainz started from pole position and did not give up his lead of the race in the 62 laps of the track, under the lights of a circuit that hosted an exciting night race, especially in the last laps, when Norris and Russell overtook him. fighting for the podium.
The British driver from Mercedes dropped out of the fight one lap from the end, in the middle of the fight for third place. McLaren’s Lando Norris finished second behind Sainz. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) finished third. This Sunday is the Madrid driver’s second victory in Formula 1. Fernando Alonso, who started from sixth position, finished the race 15th after being penalized and after an error in one of the stops.
After starting only in eleventh position on the starting grid, the Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull), solid leader of the World Championship, finished the race in fifth position and maintains a comfortable lead in the general classification, well ahead of the second in the classification, his teammate, the Mexican Sergio Pérez, eighth in Singapore.
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The Formula 1 World Championship will continue on Asian lands in the next two Grands Prix, Japan and Qatar, before moving to America. There are a total of seven races left until the season ends, although if the dynamic continues, Max Verstappen will be champion much sooner.
Lewis Hamilton’s third position today allows him to move up one position in the drivers’ World Championship standings, overtakes Fernando Alonso and places third behind Max Verstappen and Sergio Pérez.
Good weekend for Ferrari that has taken advantage of Red Bull’s problems in Singapore. It was also for Mercedes but Russell’s final incident has somewhat obscured his performance in this Grand Prix.
The other Ferrari, Leclerc, finished in fourth position, while Max Verstappen managed to turn around a bad weekend somewhat and is fifth.
The race is over.
| Vuelta 62 | Russell’s incident on the last lap has given Hamilton third place, which is his fifth podium in 2023.
| Vuelta 62 | Lando Norris is second, equaling his best race position that he already achieved in Italy 2021 and this year in Great Britain and Hungary.
| Vuelta 62 | Abandonment: George Russell has left the track and abandons the race.
| Vuelta 62 | VICTORY OF CARLOS SAINZ. The Ferrari driver achieves the second victory of his career after the one achieved in Great Britain in 2022.
| Vuelta 62 | Lewis Hamilton overtakes George Russell without any opposition.
| Vuelta 62 | Green flag.
| Vuelta 62 | Russell crashes into the wall! Hamilton is going to take third.
| Vuelta 62 | Last lap, Sainz, Norris and Russell would be the podium of this Singapore Grand Prix.
| Vuelta 62 | Yellow flag.
| Vuelta 61 | Both Max Verstappen, now sixth, and Sergio Pérez improve positions, overtaking Lawson and placing ninth.
| Vuelta 61 | Carlos Sainz’s victory is getting closer and closer, less and less time for Russell to look for second place or even victory.
| Vuelta 60 | Overtaking: S. Pérez overtakes Liam Lawson and reaches 9th place.
| Vuelta 60 | Overtaking: Alexander Albon overtakes Nico Hulkenberg and reaches 12th place.
| Vuelta 60 | Overtaking: K. Magnussen overtakes Nico Hulkenberg and reaches 11th place.
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