Looking ahead to the Singapore GP

Britain's all-time leading points scorer says it's time to forget the scandals and get down to business at Singapore, a great venue that promises another cracking race

Formula 1 is much bigger than one bad news story. It's been a great season in terms of on-track competition, with some truly unpredictable race results. But we've had so many scandals - from spygate, to liegate, to crashgate and other things ending in 'gate' - it's time for us to turn the page. Renault has been dealt with by the FIA, the sanctions have been handed out - it's over.

At Renault, the people involved in the scandal are now no longer there. Flavio Briatore, the captain, has lost his stripes. Pat Symonds, the senior engineering director, has gone too. I can't help wondering if the whole affair was just as much about the individuals involved as the scenario that transpired. But their absence won't bring down the whole machine.

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