• 2011 SINGTEL Singapre Grand Prix - Mercedes GP Race Report - Vettel Does It Again, Rosberg Finishes 7th, While Schumi Crashes

      Nico finished the Singapore Grand Prix in seventh place this evening whilst Michael retired from the race following a collision with Sergio Perez on lap 28. Sebastian Vettel yet again dominated another grand prix, adding a tally of nine grand prix wins in a season to his resume. This time he was able to fend off a late charge from Mclaren's Jenson Button. With this victory, Button is the only driver left that has a chance at the championship, even if it is a slim one. Vettel now, only needs to finish ahead of Button in Japan to secure the title.

      After a rough start that saw Webber drop from second place to fourth was able to battle back and take third place, while Alonso finished fourth. Hamilton who battled back from 16th from a clash with Massa that resulted in a broken front wing and a drive through penalty to take fifth place. Force India's Di Resta took sixth place with an outstanding place, outpacing Rosberg. A frustrated Massa finished ninth, while Sergio Perez round out the top ten.

      Michaelís race was brought to an early end after a collision with Sauber driver Sergio Perez:

      After his seventh placed finish in Singapore, Nico reflected on his result:

      For Ross, the race turned out to be a fairly tough one for the team this evening.

      Norbert felt that:

      Race Results

      This article was originally published in forum thread: 2011 SINGTEL Singapore Grand Prix Mercedes GP Preview started by Scourge82 View original post
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      1. Scourge82's Avatar
        Scourge82 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        ^ Well done as always Scourge, you have no idea how much you help me.
        My pleasure Sticky. I wish I had more time to work on the articles to make them pop. Work out here has been crazy.

        It was a pity MS crashed. He had the fastest car on track at the time while Sergio Perez was on used up tires. Perez didn't leave any room into the corner and braked too early and Michael had no time to react.
      1. 220S's Avatar
        220S -
        When watching F1 on TV, you never get the sensation of speed since the cameras are usually panning along with the cars. Here's a short video that really exposes the difference between F1 and regular GT racing: