THE Singapore Grand Prix has develop into an everyday fixture on the Method One calendar, and returns as soon as once more in the present day.
Lewis Hamilton is on pole as F1 returns to town state the place a race can be held yearly till 2021, with a contract extension having been signed final 12 months.
Why is the Singapore Grand Prix held at evening?
The primary purpose for holding the Singapore Grand Prix at evening was so an Asian race may very well be broadcast at lunchtime within the UK.
Because the race is held on a avenue circuit, it may very well be correctly illuminated throughout the night, with demand for tickets remaining excessive.
And the Singapore Tourism Board have been additionally more than pleased to advertise their metropolis by evening.
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What time does the race start?
As per the strategic goal of holding a race in Asia at a time that suits European markets, the Singapore Grand Prix will begin at 1pm on Sunday, September 16.
That’s 8pm local time.
Singapore is seven hours ahead of UK summer time, meaning the race will finish just before 10pm local time.
Who has won the most Singapore Grand Prix races?
Sebastian Vettel is the dominant driver in Singapore, having won it four times.
Graeme Lawrence won the race three times – 1969, 1970 and 1971 – before it was discontinued in 1973, with Lewis Hamilton also having three wins.