Singapore Grand Prix 2018


2018 Singapore Grand Prix

The 2018 Singapore Grand Prix (formally the Formula 1 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix) was a Formula One engine race hung on 16 September 2018 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in Marina Bay, Singapore. The race was the fifteenth round of the 2018 Formula One World Championship and denoted the nineteenth running of the Singapore Grand Prix and the eleventh time the race was held at Marina Bay.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton entered the round with a 30-point lead over Sebastian Vettel in the Drivers’ Championship. In the World Constructors’ Championship, Mercedes drove Ferrari by 25 focuses. Hamilton won the race from shaft position to additionally broaden his title lead, in front of Max Verstappen and Vettel.

Date 16 September 2018
Official name Formula 1 2018 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix
Location Marina Bay Street Circuit
Marina Bay, Singapore
Course Temporary street circuit
Course length 5.063 km (3.146 mi)
Distance 61 laps, 308.706 km (191.821 mi)
Attendance 263,000
Pole position
Driver
  • Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes
Time 1:36.015
Fastest lap
Driver Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari
Time 1:41.905 on lap 50 (lap record)
Podium
First
  • Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes
Second
  • Max Verstappen
Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer
Third
  • Sebastian Vettel
Ferrari

Singapore Grand Prix Facts

Number of times held 19
First held 1966
Most wins (drivers) Lewis Hamilton (4)
Sebastian Vettel (4)
Most wins (constructors) Mercedes (4)
Circuit length 5.063 km (3.146 mi)
Race length 308.706 km (191.821 mi)
Laps 61
Last race (2018)
Pole position
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Mercedes
  • 1:36.015
Podium
    • 1. L. Hamilton
    • Mercedes
    • 1:51:11.611
    • 2. M. Verstappen
    • Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer
    • +8.961
    • 3. S. Vettel
    • Ferrari
    • +39.945
Fastest lap
  • Kevin Magnussen
  • Haas-Ferrari
  • 1:41.905

Schedule

2018 Singapore Grand Prix starts from Sun, 16 Sep, 5:40 PM, Marina Bay Street Circuit

Qualifying

Pos. Car
no.
Driver Constructor Qualifying times Final
grid
Q1 Q2 Q3
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:39.403 1:37.344 1:36.015 1
2 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:38.751 1:37.214 1:36.334 2
3 5  Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:38.218 1:37.876 1:36.628 3
4 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:39.291 1:37.254 1:36.702 4
5 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:38.534 1:37.194 1:36.794 5
6 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 1:38.153 1:37.406 1:36.996 6
7 11 Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 1:38.814 1:38.342 1:37.985 7
8 8 Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 1:38.685 1:38.367 1:38.320 8
9 31 Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 1:38.912 1:38.534 1:38.365 9
10 27 Nico Hülkenberg Renault 1:38.932 1:38.450 1:38.588 10
11 14 Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 1:39.022 1:38.641 11
12 55 Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 1:39.103 1:38.716 12
13 16 Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 1:39.206 1:38.747 13
14 9 Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 1:39.366 1:39.453 14
15 10 Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:39.614 1:39.691 15
16 20 Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 1:39.644 16
17 28 Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 1:39.809 17
18 2 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 1:39.864 18
19 35 Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 1:41.263 19
20 18 Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 1:41.334 20
107% time: 1:45.023

Standings

Drivers’ Championship standings

Pos. Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 281
2 Sebastian Vettel 241
3 Kimi Räikkönen 174
4 Valtteri Bottas 171
5 Max Verstappen 148

Constructors’ Championship standings

Pos. Constructor Points
1 Mercedes 452
2 Ferrari 415
3 Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 274
4 Renault 91
5 Haas-Ferrari 76

Race

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 61 1:51:11.611 1 25
2 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 61 +8.961 2 18
3 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 61 +39.945 3 15
4 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 61 +51.930 4 12
5 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 61 +53.001 5 10
6 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer 61 +53.982 6 8
7 14 Fernando Alonso McLaren-Renault 61 +1:43.011 11 6
8 55 Carlos Sainz Jr. Renault 60 +1 lap 12 4
9 16 Charles Leclerc Sauber-Ferrari 60 +1 lap 13 2
10 27 Nico Hülkenberg Renault 60 +1 lap 10 1
11 9 Marcus Ericsson Sauber-Ferrari 60 +1 lap 14
12 2 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren-Renault 60 +1 lap 18
13 10 Pierre Gasly Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 60 +1 lap 15
14 18 Lance Stroll Williams-Mercedes 60 +1 lap 20
15 8 Romain Grosjean Haas-Ferrari 60 +1 lap 8
16 11 Sergio Pérez Force India-Mercedes 60 +1 lap 7
17 28 Brendon Hartley Scuderia Toro Rosso-Honda 60 +1 lap 17
18 20 Kevin Magnussen Haas-Ferrari 59 +2 laps 16
19 35 Sergey Sirotkin Williams-Mercedes 59 +2 laps 19
Ret 31 Esteban Ocon Force India-Mercedes 0 Collision 9

Past Winners

Year Driver Constructor Class Location
2018 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Formula One Marina Bay
2017 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Formula One
2016 Nico Rosberg Mercedes Formula One
2015 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari Formula One
2014 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Formula One
2013 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Formula One
2012 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Formula One
2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Formula One
2010 Fernando Alonso Ferrari Formula One
2009 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes Formula One
2008 Fernando Alonso Renault Formula One

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