Formula One: A formula that laps up success

A look-back at what makes the Singapore race tick in photos


The Singapore Airlines crew kept an eye on proceedings as they helped drive up continuing interest in the night race. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG


The crowd at the Padang had a happy outing watching American artiste Pharrell Williams performing on the first night of the Singapore Grand Prix. Other high-octane acts included Bon Jovi and Maroon 5. ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA


In an incident-filled race, Max Verstappen’s Toro Rosso stalled at the start and had to be pushed into the pits. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG


The safety car had to be deployed after Force India’s Nico Huelkenberg crashed into the barriers following a collision with Felipe Massa on Lap 14. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG


The marshals had to swiftly clear the debris after the Huelkenberg crash. PHOTO: REUTERS


The effect of the titanium skid plates introduced this season was especially electrifying at a night race, with sparks flying as Red Bull’s Daniil Kvyat applied his brakes near turn 10 during second practice on Friday. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG


The effect of the titanium skid plates introduced this season was especially electrifying at a night race, with sparks flying as Red Bull’s Daniil Kvyat applied his brakes near turn 10 during second practice on Friday. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 22, 2015, with the headline 'A formula that laps up success'. Print Edition | Subscribe