It’s now been five years since Formula One took a step into the unknown with the sports first night race, held under the flood lights of Singapore’s Marina Bay. Since 2008, Singapore has become a jewel in Formula One’s crown, seen very much as the Far East’s alternative to Monaco. Yet it is impossible to forget the controversy that reigned over the country’s inaugural Grand Prix in 2008, a race won by Fernando Alonso and his Renault team and which would forever be marked for the incident dubbed ‘Crashgate’.
Fernando Alonso leads Nico Rosberg during the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix
The F1 circus headed to Singapore in 2008 on the crest of a wave, following a spectacular and...
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