Formula 1 will replace the history and speed of Monza for the bright lights of Singapore this weekend, as the only night race on the calendar takes place.
Racing under 1,600 specially made flood-lights, the twenty-two best drivers in the world will tackle the tight and tricky Marina Bay Street Circuit.
With no margin for error, the circuit is a true test of both driver and machine. It requires a high downforce set-up and strong traction and grip out of the slow chicanes and hairpins.
The inaugural Singapore Grand Prix was won by Fernando Alonso, but it was more thanks to the team than the Spaniard’s spectacular drive. This is because he had a little bit of help from his team-mate Nelson Piquet Junior.
The Brazilian admitted almost a year after the win that he was told to deliberately crash on lap 14 in order for Alonso to benefit from the resulting safety car. Renault was disqualified from F1 on a two year suspension, should they break any rules again, and several high profile perso...