Motor racing: F1 drivers say show must go on, despite haze hitting Singapore Grand Prix

Red Bull's Max Verstappen taking a wefie with fans at the paddock of the Singapore Grand Prix on Sept 19, 2019.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen taking a wefie with fans at the paddock of the Singapore Grand Prix on Sept 19, 2019.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

SINGAPORE - Even as the Marina Bay Circuit is enveloped in haze this week, Formula One drivers and teams on Thursday (Sept 19) said they were unfazed by the poor air quality in Singapore, adding that they had no issues racing in such conditions at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

Red Bull's Dutch star Max Verstappen, who has won two races this season and arrives in Singapore third in the overall standings, told The Straits Times: "It's not a concern at all. Whatever the conditions are, it'll be the same for everyone."

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