Why Mercedes had a lucky escape in Singapore

Why Mercedes had a lucky escape in Singapore

Formula 1 pushed its luck in several ways in Singapore, from Mercedes creating its own mechanical drama to the latest instalment of someone unnecessarily being put at risk. Across the board, that's not good enough in 2016

Until the final 15 laps, the Singapore Grand Prix was not a great race. But then, all of a sudden, things started happening and you had to watch all the way to the chequered flag to know the result. Wouldn't it be great if that were the norm as opposed to the exception?

I have to say I was a bit dumbfounded when we heard Nico Robserg's engineer telling him on lap eight that he needed to manage his brakes and it was a very serious issue. Then, to hear the same message to Lewis Hamilton on lap nine really confused me. Why does a team with the advantage they have push the limits so much?

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