Singapore GP (2015)

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Singapore intruder sentenced to six weeks in jail

The Singapore Grand Prix intruder has been sentenced to six weeks in jail after jumping onto the track during this year's race.

Ferrari writes apology to FIA for Singapore behaviour

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has written an apology to the FIA for the behaviour of team members during an incident after the Singapore Grand Prix.

Alonso expects Mercedes slump to remain a "mystery"

Fernando Alonso says the reasons for Mercedes' slump in performance in Singapore will be a 'mystery' that may never be solved, as Pirelli on Thursday moved to further dispel talk of a conspiracy.

Tech analysis: The Ferrari tweak that helped Vettel dominate

Ferrari introduced a new concept for its car in Singapore, and Sebastian Vettel went on to dominate the weekend. Giorgio Piola looks at a tweak that could transform the championship battle.

Analysis: Ferrari finds its way as Mercedes loses it

Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari were the dominant force in Formula 1 in Singapore, as Mercedes suddenly found itself over a second off the pace and looking for answers. Adam Cooper analyses an unexpected weekend.

Mercedes dismisses wild Singapore tyre conspiracies

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has played down talk of a tyre conspiracy against his Formula 1 team at the Singapore Grand Prix, even though it still has no answer for its dramatic performance slump.

Track invasion a safety concern, say team bosses

Red Bull boss Christian Horner says it should not have been possible for a fan to get on to the track at the Singapore Grand Prix, as investigations continue in to what happened.

Perez relieved to score points in a 'demanding' race

Sergio Perez kept his 100 percent record of scoring points at the Marina Bay circuit after finishing seventh in the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.

Alexander Rossi debuts at Singapore GP

Alexander ended the gruelling night race at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in 14th position, with his team-mate Will Stevens crossing the line in 15th place.

Sauber scores another point in the Singapore GP

Monisha Kaltenborn: "The whole team showed a good performance in the heat of the Singapore night, and this point is well-deserved."

Sahara Force India scored six points in the Singapore GP

Nico Hulkenberg: "I don’t understand why I’ve been given a penalty before there has even been the chance to discuss the incident in the stewards’ room."

Podium and points for Red Bull on the Singapore GP

Daniel Ricciardo: "The last few races the chassis has really come alive so thanks to the guys for that."

Verstappen not in trouble with Toro Rosso over team orders

Toro Rosso team boss Franz Tost says that he was happy for Max Verstappen to keep his position ahead of teammate Carlos Sainz even after being asked by the team to move aside.

P4 for Rosberg and a DNF for Hamilton to end a difficult weekend in Singapore

Toto Wolff,: "One bad weekend doesn't overshadow our achievements so far this year but we know that there is no room for complacency after a weekend like this."

Ferrari asked to apologise for parc ferme incident

Ferrari has been asked to apologise for an incident in parc ferme after the Singapore Grand Prix, but no further action will be taken.

Singapore GP: Post-race press conference

Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull), Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari).

Hulkenberg “frustrated” over Massa clash grid penalty

Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg says he doesn’t understand why he was given a three-place grid penalty for the Japanese Grand Prix following his clash with Felipe Massa in Singapore.

Alonso insists McLaren's reliability woes "normal"

Fernando Alonso says the issues McLaren-Honda is having are "normal" following his seventh retirement of the season in the Singapore Grand Prix.

Vettel promises “maximum attack” in title race

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel says he will try to “make the impossible possible” for a fifth Formula 1 World Championship following his third win of the season in Singapore.

Hamilton thought win chance was on before loss of power

Lewis Hamilton believes he could have fought for victory in the Singapore Grand Prix until he was forced to retire when his Mercedes suffered a terminal loss of power.

Singapore GP: Vettel scores third Ferrari win, fan invades track

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel dominated the Singapore Grand Prix that was punctuated by safety cars, including one for a rogue fan on the track, and included the first retirement of the season for championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Analysis: Conspiracy or logic behind Mercedes stumble?

Formula 1 loves a good conspiracy theory, and Mercedes' stumble in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix was enough to trigger various wild ideas about what exactly had happened.

Bottas qualified seventh and Massa ninth for the Singapore GP

Valtteri Bottas: "This is a race where anything can happen and we are going to be there so everything is still open."

Great performance from both Red Bull drivers on qualifying for tomorrow's Singapore GP

Daniel Ricciardo: "Seb put himself out of reach, so we are second best for today and we’ll try and go one better tomorrow."

Hamilton and Rosberg to start P5 and P6 respectively for tomorrow's Singapore GP

The team will start on the third row of the grid tomorrow, missing out on pole position for the first time in 24 races

Singapore Grand Prix: Vettel takes his first pole in “red”

The German is fastest in Singapore qualifying. Raikkonen third

Hamilton challenges Mercedes to deliver answers

Lewis Hamilton has challenged his Mercedes team to work out why a lack of tyre grip this weekend has left the door open for Ferrari and Red Bull to seize control of the Singapore Grand Prix.

Force India disappointed with qualifying performance

Force India's drivers were left disappointed after a difficult qualifying at the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday, where both the drivers were knocked out in Q2.

Ricciardo bullish of Red Bull's victory chances in Singapore

Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo was upbeat about the team's chances at a first victory of 2015 in the Singapore Grand Prix, citing Friday long run speed as the reason.

Grosjean qualifies tenth and Maldonado eighteenth for tomorrow’s Singapore GP

Romain Grosjean: "I was getting up close and personal with some of the walls, but I think my wife will forgive me!”

Hamilton doubts Mercedes can solve issues for the race

Lewis Hamilton says he is still aiming for a podium finish in the Singapore Grand Prix, but doubts Mercedes will find a solution to its problems for the race.

Singapore GP: Post-qualifying press conference

Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari), Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing), Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari).

Mercedes says set-up blunders to blame for poor qualifying

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks that problems setting up its cars are to blame for the team’s sub-par qualifying performance at Singapore.

Vettel was sure Mercedes was sandbagging

Sebastian Vettel was sure Mercedes was sandbagging ahead of qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix after the team struggled for the first time this year.

Button: Singapore shake-up “exactly what the sport needs”

McLaren’s Jenson Button thinks that the sudden cessation of Mercedes’ domination of Formula 1 at the Singapore Grand Prix is vital for the sport.

Singapore GP: Vettel ends Hamilton's pole run as Mercedes struggles

Sebastian Vettel ended Lewis Hamilton's run of pole positions by giving Ferrari its first pole in three years in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying.

Singapore GP: Vettel tops final practice, Mercedes off the pace

Sebastian Vettel set the pace in final practice for the Singapore Grand Prix, as the Mercedes drivers were way off the pace ahead of qualifying.

Ferrari: A surprising FP2 session in Singapore

Sebastian Vettel: “We know that the Mercedes don’t show everything on Friday, and as expected the Red Bulls are fairly quick here as well."

Mercedes: Hot and sticky on the first day of running at the Marina Bay Circuit

Lewis Hamilton: "There are no problems with the car but everyone looks closer, if not a bit faster."

Ricciardo says Mercedes "will fool everyone"

Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo has said Mercedes could end up "fooling everyone" in the Singapore Grand Prix after the team's quiet showing in Friday practice.

Singapore GP: Friday's press conference

John Booth (Manor), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber), Franz Tost (Toro Rosso), Claire Williams (Williams), Toto Wolff (Mercedes)

Singapore GP: Kvyat leads Raikkonen in FP2

Daniil Kvyat put Red Bull on top of the times in second practice for the Singapore Grand Prix, as a Mercedes did not feature in the top three.

F1 clamps down on track limits in Singapore

Formula 1 chiefs have imposed measures to ensure drivers do not gain an advantage by running wide at the opening sequence of corners of the Singapore Grand Prix circuit.

Singapore GP: Rosberg quickest in FP1 as Rossi crashes

Nico Rosberg led Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in the opening Friday practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix.

FIA gives teams new F1 tyre pressure checking procedures

Pirelli and the FIA have agreed to new procedures for tyre pressure checks in order to avoid the confusion that followed Lewis Hamilton's victory in the Italian Grand Prix.

Massa unsure if Williams will get new Mercedes engine

Williams driver Felipe Massa has indicated he doesn't know whether he will get to use the new Mercedes engine in 2015, but said it would be unfair of Mercedes to not give it to its customers.

Rosberg will fit new engine for practice

Nico Rosberg will fit his new specification engine from the start of Friday practice now, after Mercedes decided it did not want to use his old unit in Singapore following the latest checks.

Sauber introduces new short nose

Sauber has adopted a short nose concept as part of a major upgrade of its Formula 1 cars for the Singapore Grand Prix.

Merhi only found out about Rossi in Singapore

Roberto Merhi said he only found out he had been replaced at Manor after he had landed at Singapore ahead of this weekend's Formula 1 race.

Singapore GP: Thursday's press conference

Romain Grosjean (Lotus), Sergio Pérez (Force India), Valtteri Bottas (Williams), Roberto Merhi (Manor), Pastor Maldonado (Lotus), Felipe Nasr (Sauber).

Hamilton: Senna record an emotional milestone

Lewis Hamilton has admitted that if he matches Ayrton Senna's win record in Formula 1 in Singapore this weekend it will mark an emotional milestone for him in his career.

Rossi admits Manor F1 deal "surreal"

Alexander Rossi admits that his race drive with Manor F1 came as a surprise, and says that the deal was put together so quickly that he only booked his flight to Singapore two days ago.

Rossi to make F1 race debut with Manor in Singapore

Alexander Rossi is to make his Formula 1 race debut for Manor after signing a deal to compete in five grands prix for the team this year.

Rosberg to take new engine in Singapore

Nico Rosberg is to take a new upgraded engine at the Singapore Grand Prix, as Mercedes continues its investigations into the unit that was damaged at Monza.

Analysis: Why the Singapore GP is a success story

While countries like India and Korea have failed to make a success of their Formula 1 grands prix, Singapore is becoming one of the jewels of the crown, argues Kate Walker

Sahara Force India hopes for another strong showing on the streets of Singapore

A different challenge on the tight and twisty streets of Singapore.

Force India will continue pushing to safeguard fifth place

Force India says it will continue to develop its cars in a bid to secure fifth position in the championship as the midfield battle intensifies.