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Formula One will replace the history and speed of Monza for the bright lights of Singapore this weekend, as the only night race on the calendar takes place.
Racing under 1,600 specially made flood-lights, the 22 best drivers in the world will tackle the tight and tricky Marina Bay Street Circuit.
With no margin for error, the circuit is a true test of both driver and machine. It requires a high downforce setup and strong traction and grip out of the slow chicanes and hairpins.
While the press, fans and even Sir Jackie Stewart have been wringing their hands over Ferrari’s appointment of Kimi Raikkonen as Fernando Alonso’s teammate in 2014, other Formula 1 luminaries aren’t seeing it as an explosive train wreck waiting to happen.
It’s now more a question of when, rather than if, Sebastian Vettel will win a fourth straight Formula One championship.
Before the midseason break a few weeks ago, there was talk that the Red Bull driver could be still be caught by Ferrari rival Fernando Alonso and a resurgent Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.
Mark Webber overcame front wing damage and gearbox concerns to take third place in Monza, having pushed Fernando Alonso all the way to the flag.
Webber damaged his wing when passed by Alonso early in the race, but he gained a place back when he passed Felipe Massa at the pit stops.
A gearbox oil pressure issue caused the team to tell him to shift early to protect his equipment, but there were no further problems.
“It was good to have a clean weekend from start to finish and then fight for top positions, which was certainly the case today,” said Webber. “The start was pretty good but both Sebastian and I, I think, compared to the Ferraris, were not as strong off the line.