Form guide: Red Bull dominance reaches new level

Form guide: Red Bull dominance reaches new level

The Red Bulls aren't just clocking faster times than rivals around Marina Bay, they look a class apart from the trackside too. MARK HUGHES analyses the day one form from Singapore

Red Bull's superiority around Singapore looks overwhelming. This is apparent whether standing trackside and seeing how Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber have got access to different parts of the circuit to other cars, or when looking at the long-run times of both cars. Away from the tricky balancing act of downforce and drag of the last two circuits, and back to a place that is all about downforce, Red Bull's margin of superiority has increased accordingly.

Mark Webber did a 14-lap run on the supposedly delicate super-soft option tyre during which his average was 0.7 seconds faster than the next-fastest non-Red Bull - the Lotus of Kimi Raikkonen - and was as fast at the end of it as at the beginning. Vettel's average time on the prime tyre was faster than anyone other than Webber averaged on the option.

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