Hamilton Extends Points Lead To 40 Points With Triumph In Singapore

Lewis Hamilton is well on his way to his fifth Formula One championship as the Mercedes driver earned his 69th career victory in Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. Hamilton, turned what he described as a “magic lap” in qualifying on Saturday en route to his seventh pole of the season. He used that to his advantage in racing to his third straight win of the year and fourth in the last five races. In his last six starts on the year, Hamilton has four wins and two runner-ups which is enough…

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Who Wins Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix (8 a.m. ET/ESPN 2)? My Prediction

All the preliminary on track activity is now in the books in Singapore, the only thing left to do is race on Sunday night. After three separate practice sessions and now qualifying, Sunday’s Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix (8 a.m. ET/ESPN 2) is going to be difficult to predict. The speed charts have been all over the place. At one moment, it appears that the Red Bulls are going to be tough to beat. Another the advantage is given to the Ferrari’s. Then, the next time you look up, the…

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Hamilton Earns Pole For Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix (8 a.m. ET/ESPN 2)

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes stole the show on Saturday as the Mercedes driver netted his 79th career Formula One pole. Hamilton, circled the Singapore track with a time of 1:36.015-seconds giving England their 200th career F1 top starting spot and the Brit’s seventh of the season. He never was really a factor this weekend either. In the trio of practice sessions preceding qualifying this weekend, Hamilton was sixth, second and third respectively in his No. 44 Mercedes.

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Renault Strong In Practice On Friday, Vettel Crashes

We all knew that the Red Bulls could be strong this weekend in Singapore. It’s a tight street circuit run under the lights, so this is a circuit that barring any setbacks with their power units, should see them contend. In the first session, they were 1-2 as Daniel Ricciardo topped the speed charts in his No. 3 Red Bull Renault while his teammate Max Verstappen was P2 in his No. 33 Red Bull Renault. 

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Vettel, Hamilton Likely Favorites For Sunday, But Force India Duo/Sainz Sleepers And Can The Red Bull Engines Hold Up?

Lets face it, we’re to the point of the year that the remaining races are likely going to be won by either Sebastian Vettel or Lewis Hamilton. Combined, the duo have won 11 of the 14 races thus far including five straight. Plus, in regards to this weekend’s race in Marina Bay, the duo have won in six of the last seven years and all but three races since 2008. This is their race to lose. 

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