As Rosberg's car never starts Hamilton now leads championship With his biggest challenger (Nico Rosberg) never starting due to electrical issues, Lewis Hamilton used his dominant Mercedes car to easily win the Singapore GP over the Red Bull's of Sebastien Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo and the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso. As a result of Rosberg getting zero points, Lewis Hamilton now leads the 2014 F1 champion points and Daniel Ricciardo is now closer to the lead.
Hamilton over Rosberg by 0.007s Ferrari tried. Williams tired. Red Bull tried. But at the end of the day it was once again Mercedes 1-2 in qualifying for the Singapore GP. First Rosberg took pole but then Hamilton beat him at the last minute by just 0.007s. Red Bull's Daniel Riccardo will start 3rd ahead of his teammate Sebastian Vettel. Fernando Alonso rounded out the top-5 for Ferrari.
by Brian Carroccio The Formula 1 circus will heads to the picturesque 5.065 kilometer, 23-turn Marina Bay Street Circuit this weekend for the 2014 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix. This will be the seventh time downtown Singapore has hosted an F1 Grand Prix. Once again, the race will be run during the evening local time, yet at a time similar to that when F1’s European races typically take place. There are three previous winners in the field.
F1 At the end of 2013 the FIA Formula One World Championship bid farewell to its normally aspirated V8s and embraced brand new Power Units that combined a hybrid V6 turbo engine with two energy recovery systems – the MGU-K that works under braking, and MGU-H which harvests energy at the exhaust. Monza's 2014 race offered an ideal opportunity to compare and analyze the performance of modern low downforce-spec F1 cars with their previous counterparts.
by Mark J. Cipolloni Lewis Hamilton has won the Italian GP F1 race at Monza over his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg. Under pressure from his teammate, point leader Rosberg twice missed his braking point at Turn 1 and had to weave his way around the barriers. Losing two seconds each time, the second time he did it Hamilton was through for the lead and the win.
by Brian Carroccio With a lap time of 1:24.109, Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG Petronas edged teammate Nico Rosberg by nearly three-tenths of a second to take pole position for tomorrow’s Italian Grand Prix. It was the 36th career pole for the 2008 World Champion and sixth of 2014. Williams Martini Racing swept the second row at Monza with Valtteri Bottas taking third and Felipe Massa fourth. McLaren Mercedes make it a Silver Arrows sweep of the top-6
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