F1: Singapore Grand Prix, Safety car out, 14 cars on-track

    The F1 Singapore Grand Prix race, originally set to start at 2000 local time (1200GMT), was delayed due to heavy rain, and took off at 2105 local time (1305GMT) with the cars scheduled to set off on their formation lap. The latest news is Safety car out: 14 cars on-track.

    After the rain stopped, the F1 event’s organisers stated that the formation lap would start at 9:05 p.m. to provide marshals time to remove significant standing water from the course.

    The latest track report is Tsunoda’s car has been removed, but the barriers will need repairing so we remain behind the Safety Car.

    Additionally, they stated that there was a 20% chance of additional rain throughout the 61-lap race, which will last for two hours, whichever is shorter.

    In an official statement, an FIA spokesperson said, “The Pit Lane Open and whole Start Procedure has been delayed due to the weather conditions. Procedures are already underway trackside to clear standing water.”

    F1 Singapore Grand Prix , this is what the situation is right now

    The agency reported that Charles Leclerc will start from pole position for Ferrari. Championship leader Max Verstappen will start eighth, denting his hopes of wrapping up a second successive title with five races to spare.

    Meanwhile, Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc secured pole position for the F1 Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday after a furious Max Verstappen was forced to abandon his fastest lap for fear of running out of fuel, according to the news agency.

    The Monegasque lapped the five-km Marina Bay track under the floodlights in one minute 49.412 seconds but was set to be usurped by his Red Bull rival.


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