Singapore Preview: When night becomes day

Singapore Preview: When night becomes day

Preparing for Formula 1's only bona fide night race presents drivers with a unique set of challenges, not least acclimatising to a night race run on European time. Mastering that can be just as crucial as the race itself...

"It's like the difference between watching an HD TV and a normal one."

That was Rubens Barrichello's description of driving under the lights in Singapore. While the veteran is no longer in F1, the Singapore Grand Prix continues to go from strength to strength. Despite Abu Dhabi's attempt to get in on the act with its day/twilight/night grand prix, Singapore has the only full night race on the F1 calendar.

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