Sebastian Vettel wins F1 Singapore Grand Prix in Ferrari one-two
As Sebastian Vettel crossed the line to win the Singapore Grand Prix, fireworks lit the night sky in celebration. It was an explosive finish to what had been a processional affair on the streets of Marina Bay.
As a team Ferrari could not have come away from Singapore with a better result. It is their third win a row and their first one-two finish since Hungary in 2017. Moreover, they managed it on a track where they expected to be behind Mercedes and Red Bull.
Vettel’s win however was at the cost of his teammate Charles Leclerc.
Leclerc was on course for a third consecutive win in Formula One as he protected pole position early on, but Ferrari’s pitting tactics left him behind team-mate Vettel.
Verstappen came in third for Red Bull.Hamilton only finished fourth on Sunday despite appearing to have the pace to challenge the Ferraris from second on the grid.
Valtteri Bottas was fifth for Mercedes and Alexander Albon sixth for Red Bull.