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2018 Singapore Grand Prix

The 2018 Singapore Grand Prix (officially the Formula 1 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix) was a Formula One motor race held on 16 September 2018 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in Marina Bay, Singapore. The race was the 15th round of the 2018 Formula One World Championship and marked the 19th running of the Singapore Grand Prix and the 11th time the race had been held at Marina Bay.

2018 Singapore Grand Prix
Race 15 of 21 in the 2018 Formula One World Championship
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Layout of the Marina Bay Street Circuit
Layout of the Marina Bay Street Circuit
Race details[1]
Date 16 September 2018
Official name Formula 1 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix
Location Marina Bay Street Circuit
Marina Bay, Singapore
Course Temporary street circuit
Course length 5.063 km (3.146 mi)
Distance 61 laps, 308.706 km (191.821 mi)
Attendance 263,000[2]
Pole position
Driver Mercedes
Time 1:36.015
Fastest lap
Driver Denmark Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari
Time 1:41.905 on lap 50 (lap record)
Podium
First Mercedes
Second Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer
Third Ferrari

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton entered the round with a 30-point lead over Sebastian Vettel in the Drivers' Championship. In the World Constructors' Championship, Mercedes led Ferrari by 25 points. Hamilton won the race from pole position to further extend his championship lead, ahead of Max Verstappen and Vettel.

This was the last time double world champion Fernando Alonso would score points in Formula 1.

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos. Car
no.
Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final
grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 44   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:39.403 1:37.344 1:36.015 1
2 33   Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:38.751 1:37.214 1:36.334 2
3 5   Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:38.218 1:37.876 1:36.628 3
4 77   Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:39.291 1:37.254 1:36.702 4
5 7   Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:38.534 1:37.194 1:36.794 5
6 3   Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:38.153 1:37.406 1:36.996 6
7 11   Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 1:38.814 1:38.342 1:37.985 7
8 8   Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:38.685 1:38.367 1:38.320 8
9 31   Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 1:38.912 1:38.534 1:38.365 9
10 27   Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:38.932 1:38.450 1:38.588 10
11 14   Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 1:39.022 1:38.641 11
12 55   Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 1:39.103 1:38.716 12
13 16   Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 1:39.206 1:38.747 13
14 9   Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 1:39.366 1:39.453 14
15 10   Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:39.614 1:39.691 15
16 20   Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 1:39.644 16
17 28   Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:39.809 17
18 2   Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 1:39.864 18
19 35   Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 1:41.263 19
20 18   Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 1:41.334 20
107% time: 1:45.023
Source:[3]

RaceEdit

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44   Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 61 1:51:11.611 1 25
2 33   Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 61 +8.961 2 18
3 5   Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 61 +39.945 3 15
4 77   Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 61 +51.930 4 12
5 7   Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 61 +53.001 5 10
6 3   Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 61 +53.982 6 8
7 14   Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 61 +1:43.011 11 6
8 55   Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 60 +1 lap 12 4
9 16   Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 60 +1 lap 13 2
10 27   Nico Hülkenberg Renault 60 +1 lap 10 1
11 9   Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 60 +1 lap 14
12 2   Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 60 +1 lap 18
13 10   Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 60 +1 lap 15
14 18   Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 60 +1 lap 20
15 8   Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 60 +1 lap1 8
16 11   Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 60 +1 lap 7
17 28   Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 60 +1 lap 17
18 20   Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 59 +2 laps 16
19 35   Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 59 +2 laps 19
Ret 31   Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 0 Collision 9
Source:[4]
Notes

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Singapore". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 Singapore Grand Prix Attendance". The Straits Times. The Straits Times. 16 September 2018. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Formula 1 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix – Qualifying". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. 15 September 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Formula 1 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix – Race Result". Formula1.com. Formula One World Championship Limited. 16 September 2018. Retrieved 16 September 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Singapore 2018 – Championship". StatsF1. Retrieved 20 March 2019.


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