FP2: Hamilton tops Verstappen under Singapore lights

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F1 Grand Prix, GP Singapore, Marina Bay Street Circuitsg

Lewis Hamilton edges out FP1 pacesetter Max Verstappen by 0.184s as drivers got valuable night time running at Singapore. Sebastian Vettel ended up third fastest, albeit 8 tenths down on Hamilton.

Behind the top three were Bottas, Albon and Lerclec. The tree of them were fairly closely matched to one another, but they were all more than a second slower than Hamilton. Albon's result was a positive ending after he had ruined a front against the barriers of Turn 10.

Carlos Sainz proved how McLaren's current chassis is indeed a happy car in lots of circumstances, and seems to work pretty well around Singapore. Lando Norris confirmed that finding by going 9th fastest as the McLaren duo sandwished Renault-powered rival Nico Hulkenberg.

Pierre Gasly was the fastest Toro Rosso, this time leaving Kvyat out of the top 10.

Results

Pos.No.DriverCarTimeGapLaps
144Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG1:38.773-29
233Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing Honda1:38.957+0.184s29
35Sebastian VettelFerrari1:39.591+0.818s31
477Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG1:39.894+1.121s30
523Alexander AlbonRed Bull Racing Honda1:39.943+1.170s30
616Charles LeclercFerrari1:40.018+1.245s31
755Carlos SainzMcLaren Renault1:40.145+1.372s33
827Nico HulkenbergRenault1:40.324+1.551s30
94Lando NorrisMcLaren Renault1:40.361+1.588s35
1010Pierre GaslyScuderia Toro Rosso Honda1:40.637+1.864s32
1126Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso Honda1:40.713+1.940s32
123Daniel RicciardoRenault1:40.811+2.038s30
1311Sergio PerezRacing Point BWT Mercedes1:40.875+2.102s29
1499Antonio GiovinazziAlfa Romeo Racing Ferrari1:41.128+2.355s35
1518Lance StrollRacing Point BWT Mercedes1:41.128+2.355s31
167Kimi RäikkönenAlfa Romeo Racing Ferrari1:41.232+2.459s28
178Romain GrosjeanHaas Ferrari1:41.392+2.619s26
1863George RussellWilliams Mercedes1:41.445+2.672s35
1920Kevin MagnussenHaas Ferrari1:41.564+2.791s30
2088Robert KubicaWilliams Mercedes1:42.177+3.404s35