Formula 1 Singapore – Hamilton Leads Practice Session
SINGAPORE (AFP) — World championship leader Lewis Hamilton and his nearest challenger Felipe Massa dominated the opening practice for the Singapore Grand Prix Friday, driving under lights for the first time.
The Briton pushed his McLaren around the bumpy Marina Bay street circuit in 1:45.518 to finish 0.080 of a second faster than the Ferrari-driving Brazilian, who is one point behind Hamilton with four races left.
Ferrari’s defending champion Kimi Raikkonen was third fastest with Heikki Kovalainen in a McLaren fourth and BMW Sauber’s Robert Kubica fifth.
Rain pelted Singapore Friday morning but it had cleared by evening with the track dry and the weather hot and humid as the drivers clocked as many laps as possible to familiarise themselves with the circuit and conditions. Continue reading the rest of the news from AFP…
The practice session taken by a fan
This is the circuit at night few days before the actual race