Singapore Grand Prix Qualifying: Hamilton finishes behind Sainz and Russell
The qualifying session for the Singapore Grand Prix took place at the Marina Bay track, with Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton finishing 0.501s behind polesitter Carlos Sainz. However, it was Hamilton’s teammate George Russell who managed to split the Ferraris and qualify on the front row.
A Closely Fought Qualifying Battle
The qualifying battle between the Mercedes drivers has been closely fought throughout the 2023 season, and the Singapore Grand Prix was no exception. With his second-place finish in qualifying, Russell now leads the head-to-head battle against Hamilton with a score of 8-7.
Hamilton’s Pole Position in Hungary
Hamilton’s qualifying performance in Singapore was not as strong as he had hoped, but earlier in the year, he managed to secure the team’s only pole position of the season in Hungary. This was a significant achievement for Hamilton, as it marked his first pole position since 2021.
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