Formula 1 has waved a fond farewell to Europe as the Singapore Grand Prix marks the first of seven flyaway races to round out the 2013 season and the V8 era of the sport.
The Marina Bay Street Circuit will provide drivers, teams and Formula 1 personnel with one of the toughest tests of the entire season courtesy of an unusual timetable, high temperatures and a punishing circuit. Last year’s race, won by Sebastian Vettel, went to the full two hour limit.
The first Formula 1 race around the streets of Singapore took place in September 2008 and it was the sport’s first night race. The race started at 20:00 local time, ensuring a lunchtime viewing for European audiences. The first...
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