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Grosjean unsure wet Singapore GP is viable

A fortnight on from Lewis Hamilton's dominant win at the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, the Briton will look to maintain his slender points advantage in the Drivers' Championship, as the Formula 1 circuit rolls into Singapore for the first of three races in Asia.

In other news, Formula One has announced that the Singapore Grand Prix has been extended for four more years.

Grosjean believes, however, that only insane circumstances are likely to allow his Haas team to get a decent hauls of points from the Singapore GP after a hard weekend.

"If you have a strong product, which is what we believe we have, and one that is well differentiated and has significant appeal for fans. then I think it can stand up to any kind of broader competition", he said.

"It's generally been close everywhere we go, even when it's "this one will suit Mercedes", or "this one will suit Ferrari".

Likewise, the Australian's team-mate Max Verstappen feels they can compete in Singapore, adding: "I really think we can be a threat".

For example, mission control can figure out what's going on in other cars, when drivers should change tires, and when engine power should be increased or reduced, Rhodes said. Vettel has four wins this year with five runner-up finishes. "We had put ourselves at the disposal of the various parties to try and facilitate the best possible outcome for everyone".

But there has also been steady customer activity in Vettel, especially as the interest in Hamilton causes Vettel's price to rise. The science used in the series goes beyond simple aerodynamics and efficiency by breaking records and, sometimes, race tracks.

He qualified 15th, after suffering snap oversteer in Q2, and has been unable to find a good balance all weekend.

But the Red Bulls, like Ferrari, have been doing very well on the low-speed circuits demanding maximum downforce so we have priced the Red Bulls drivers accordingly.

Verstappen has had a year to forget.

Hamilton not only has that disadvantage to combat, but personally he has struggled at Singapore over the last few years.

"I'm sure it will tighten up tomorrow but I still expect we will be able to stay where we are", said Ricciardo, who has finished second in Singapore for the past two years with the fastest race lap on both occasions.


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