Five themes to watch for in Singapore

Five themes to watch for in Singapore

With Fernando Alonso fifth on the grid, Singapore is a big chance for Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. But tyre and fuel considerations make this a tricky race to call, as Edd Straw explains

Tyre trouble

Tyre degradation is high on the streets of Singapore and Sunday's race looks like a choice between two or three stops.

With the pitlane time around 30 seconds here, the penalty for an unnecessary extra stop is steep.

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