'Checo' Perez will start from pole position at the Saudi Arabian GP. Photo: Formula 1.
Sergio Perez won a title again in the season. It is the eighth podium of the campaign for the Mexican, who beat Leclerc and Sainz. "I think it was my best performance.
A great race has ended with a resounding victory for Checo Perez. The doubt remains about a possible subsequent sanction for the Mexican, but without a doubt, it has been a memorable day for the Red Bull man.
After this race, the distance between Verstappen and Leclerc was reduced to 104 units. Max needs to add four more teams in the remaining five races to become champion.
In minutes the podium of the Singapore GP. The doubt remains about the penalty that Checo Pérez could receive.
TOP 10 Singapore GP. Perez, Leclerc, Sainz, Norris, Ricciardo, Stroll, Verstappen, Vettel, Hamilton and Gasly
There are rumors that Checo Perez could suffer two 5" penalties for not respecting the Safety Car. If this were the case, he would lose the race. At this time, the FIA has the last word.
Celebrate Mexico, celebrate Latin America. Checo Perez convincingly wins the Singapore GP. Tremendous career. A victory with almost 8 seconds of advantage. Ferrari completed the podium with Leclerc and Sainz.
The race is so demanding and the physical stress so intense that the drivers lose up to 3 kilos during the test.
Today's circuit is 5,063 kilometers long, divided into 23 curves, of which 13 are left and ten right, being the second circuit on the Formula 1 calendar with the most curves after Saudi Arabia (27). The Marina Bay track is considered one of the most physically demanding of the season.
It has been announced that the start is scheduled for 8:05. We will have an hour break. Meanwhile, the organization is drying up the circuit.
Perfect days! In minutes the Singapore GP starts. After a few safety cars turns, operators are already removing water from the puddles with brooms.
"I think my penultimate lap was the best," explained Leclerc, 24, referring to how he got to the top of the grid. "It's a shame I couldn't improve my time on the last attempt," added the Monegasque, who was just 22 thousandths ahead of Mexican Sergio Pérez, who will start second, next to him, from the front row.
The Monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), who will start first this Sunday at the Singapore Grand Prix, explained at the Marina Bay circuit that for him only, "it is important to win as many races as possible" because "realistically, it is only a matter of time" for the Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) (who will start eighth), to revalidate the title.
1. Red Bull – 545 points
2. Ferrari – 406 points
3. Mercedes – 371 points
4. Alpine – 125 points
At the Italian GP, the big winner was Max Verstappen. The podium was completed by Charles Leclerc and Russel from Ferrari and Mercedes, respectively.