Vettel’s Title Hopes Damaged As Hamilton Wins Singapore

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SINGAPORE – Lewis Hamilton won Sunday’s Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit to go 28 points clear at the top of the Formula 1 Drivers Championship after Kimi Raikkonen, Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel all crashed out in Turn 1 on the opening lap of the race. Vettel had qualified on pole and was looking …

Hamilton Avoids Chaos, Increases Points Lead With Win In Singapore

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — After championship contender Sebastian Vettel crashed on the first lap, Lewis Hamilton drove a methodical, metronomic race to dominate Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. Hamilton led every lap, helping him to pad his Championship lead. The win was Hamilton’s 60th win, and he said he hadn’t registered the milestone. “Oh jeez, I hadn’t even realised,” Hamilton said. …

After Struggles, Vettel Wins Pole In Singapore

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — Despite the best efforts of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel won his 49th pole position on Saturday for the Singapore Grand Prix. “Yeah, it’s a long lap,” Vettel said. “There are a lot of corner – a lot of things to get right, and equally a lot of things you can get wrong. No, I’m …

F1: Singapore Surprise; Vettel Tops Ricciardo for Marina Bay Pole as Mercedes Lacks Pace

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — official series release — Clive Mason/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — For the first time since June of last year, a Formula One Grand Prix will start without a Mercedes on pole position, after Sebastian Vettel clocked the fastest time in Saturday’s qualifying at Marina Bay. Vettel won the Ferrari-Red Bull battle with a lap of 1:43.885, beating …

F1: Hamilton Surges Late to Take Singapore Victory and Championship Lead

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — official release — Lars Baron/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Lewis Hamilton took the Formula One World Championship points lead on Sunday after a humid evening in Singapore where everything went wrong for his teammate Nico Rosberg before the race even started. The German’s Mercedes developed problems with its gearshift electronics which left him stranded at the start of …

F1: Lewis Hamilton Snatches Singapore Pole By Thinnest of Margins

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MARINA BAY, Singapore – official release — Mercedes photo — Lewis Hamilton held off Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg by just 0.007 seconds for his sixth pole of the Formula One season at Marina Bay Street Circuit on Saturday. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel were third and fourth in advance of Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix, while Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso fended off Williams’ Felipe …