Singapore GP review: Night rider

THIS STORY APPEARS IN THE SEPTEMBER 25 ISSUE OF MOTORSPORT ILLUSTRATED NEWS

It’s technically incorrect to say the Singapore Grand Prix was a case of Sebastian Vettel first and daylight second given the race is held at night under artificial lights; what’s more accurate is that, on the tricky and tight road course that winds its way around the compact Asian city-state, the Red Bull driver is, quite literally, streets ahead of the rest.

For the third year in a row at a race that become one of the must-watch stops on the global F1 calendar, Vettel was imperious, converting his fifth pole of the season into his seventh victory, and his third in succession. Talk about his fourth championship on the bounce turned into a question of ‘when’ rather than ‘if’ after 61 laps of the Marina Bay circuit, where the 26-year-old left the rest of the field for dust.

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