Singapore Grand Prix: Renault Sport F1 preview Marina Bay weekend 18 September, 2013 Renault Sport F1 preview the Singapore Grand Prix, Round 13 of the 2013 F1 world championship, at Marina Bay Circuit.
The Marina Bay circuit has 23 corners, of which 10 are taken in second or first, 7 in third and only 1 in fourth gear. Corner 3 is a good example of a ‘typical’ Singapore corner. The driver brakes down from around 290kph at the end of the pit straight, shifting down the gears before a quick blip of the throttle for turn 2. He then brakes even further, shifting down to second gear for turn 3. The speed at this point will be under 100kph and the engine will be working at around...
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