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Singapore Grand Prix
Singapore, 26-28 September



Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton is taken out for a ride on the street circuit ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix, Formula One's first ever night race

Timo Glock, Nick Heidfeld, Sebastian Vettel

Timo Glock (l) starts in seventh and Sebastian Vettel (r) in sixth, with Nick Heidfeld (c) penalised three places after qualifying

Start of the Singapore Grand Prix

They're off - Felipe Massa of Brazil and Ferrari starts in pole position and races away from the pack at the first corner

Felipe Massa

Lap one: McLaren's Heikki Kovalainen drops to seventh at the start with Renault's Fernando Alonso gaining three places

Felipe Massa, Lewis Hamilton

Lap eight: Massa, first, catches debris in his tea-tray and Hamilton, second, shortens the gap between them to three seconds

Kimi Raikkonen

Lap ten: Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari is the fastest car on the Marina Bay Street Circuit, closing the gap to Hamilton to 2.2 seconds

Felipe Massa and Ferrari crew

Lap 15: Nelson Piquet's crash allows several teams to pit but confusion in the Ferrari team sends Massa off too early

Felipe Massa and Ferrari crew

The Brazilian pulls away with the fuel hose still attached, sending crew sprawling and coming to a halt 500m down the pit

Ferrari pit crew

Massa is also given a 10-second drive-through penalty for the error, but Ferrari are relieved that nobody is seriously hurt

Fernando Alonso

The crash and the pit chaos that interrupt many drivers leaves Fernando Alonso clear in the lead

David Coulthard

Nico Rosberg and David Coulthard are second and third, respectively, until pit strategies let in Glock with 17 laps left

Lewis Hamilton

Coulthard's chances disappear as he too drives away from the pits with hose attached while Hamilton exits in third place

Fernando Alonso

Adrian Sutil crashes and the safety car sees Alonso lose his 35-second lead ahead of Rosberg, then Hamilton

Fernando Alonso

The race approaches the two-hour mark but Alonso finishes his 61 laps, winning his first Grand Prix since rejoining Renault

Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton

Alonso's victory will be sweet given his rivalry with Hamilton, though both congratulate each other on an eventful, well-fought race




see also
F1 goes for a night on the town
25 Sep 08 |  Formula One
Hamilton calm ahead of F1 climax
26 Sep 08 |  Formula One
The right ruling on Hamilton?
23 Sep 08 |  Formula One
Title out of my hands - Raikkonen
25 Sep 08 |  Formula One
McLaren lose appeal over Hamilton
23 Sep 08 |  Formula One
Brazilian tips Hamilton for title
24 Sep 08 |  Formula One
Street races concern Ferrari boss
21 Sep 08 |  Formula One
Singapore
25 Sep 08 |  Circuit Guide


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