Nico Rosberg
Sep 20

Vettel, Red Bull Move Ahead In Second Singapore Practice

Sebastian Vettel drives during Free Practice 2 at Marina Bay Street Circuit in Singapore. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during Free Practice Two at Marina Bay Street Circuit in . (Photo: Getty Images)

driver Sebastian Vettel again stamped himself the man to beat by setting the fastest time in Friday’s practice for the .

Chasing his third straight win in ’s annual night race and seemingly headed for a fourth successive drivers’ championship, Vettel set a time of 1 minute, 44.249 seconds on the Marina Bay circuit; six tenths of a second clear of teammate .

Mercedes drivers and were the nearest rivals, but third-placed Rosberg was more than a second slower than Vettel.

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Sep 20

Hamilton Leads First F1 Practice In Singapore

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drives his Mercedes during GP practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in Friday’s opening practice for the .

Hamilton, thriving in the high downforce settings of the twisty Marina Bay circuit, was a third of a second clear of his rivals, ahead of pair and . Mercedes driver was fourth fastest.

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Aug 23

Hamilton Finds No Grip In Practice At Spa

Lewis Hamilton struggled in practice at Spa-Francorchamps. (Photo: Getty Images)

struggled in practice at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton had a difficult first day at Spa, finishing FP2 only 12th and some 1.420 seconds off pace-setter after struggling to find one-lap speed.

Hamilton, who came to Belgium on the back of his Hungarian GP win, said he lacked grip with the low downforce specification used at Spa.

“We have some work ahead of us this evening to get the car feeling just right, but overall today was a reasonable start to the weekend,” he said. “The car feels very different here with the low downforce setup, compared to at the last race, and we need to refine a few areas to get the balance sorted.

“We were able to get some good long-run work done today, and that’s the most important thing for the race. We’ve got time to make the changes required, so I’m optimistic that tomorrow will see an improvement.”

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Aug 22

Vettel Still Confident In Red Bull Potential

Sebastian Vettel participates in a press conference at Spa-Francorchamps. (Photo: Getty Images)

participates in a press conference at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel is confident that he can maintain his winning momentum into the second half of the season, but the German doesn’t underestimate the opposition.

“I think we had a great first part of the season,” he said. “Very good results, unfortunately one DNF, but all in all I think we can be very happy with the first half. Now entering the second half and looking at the calendar, I think it will be very busy for all of us, but I think we have the same reason to be confident as we had starting the season.

“I think we have a great car, a great team, a strong package, which hopefully is good enough to fight for victories in the next couple of races.”

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