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‘Turn 10 chicane’ removed ahead of the 2013 Singapore GP



Adrian Sutil (GER), Force India F1 Team gets airbourne after hitting the chicane - Singapore Grand Prix, 24.09.2010

Adrian Sutil (GER), Force India F1 Team gets airbourne after hitting the chicane – Singapore Grand Prix, 24.09.2010

Maria Bay street circuit’s main criticism ended following the chicane has removes ahead of 2013 Singapore Grand Prix.

Many times drivers and teams complained over the Maria Bay street circuit’s chicane at Turn 10, pet name the ‘Singapore Sling’ and it was replaced with a single left hand bend.

Last year Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel label that “one of the worst corners we have in the calendar”. The new design should allow drivers to boost their speed through the difficult by around 40 km/h.

Following modification Fernando Alonso tweeting that “Working in the simulator. New Turn 10 in Singapore this year, without the chicane of before. The lap is around one second faster.”


20130819-1Other slight changes include the resurfacing of sections of Turns 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13 and 14, as well as portions of the pit lane in an effort to create a smoother surface for the drivers.

Maria Bay street circuit information

Lap data 
Lap length5.073km (3.152 miles)
Race laps61
Race distance309.316km (192.2 miles)
Pole positionRight-hand side of the track
Lap record*1’47.976 (169.138 kph) by Fernando Alonso, 2010
Fastest lap1’44.381 (174.963 kph) by Sebastian Vettel, 2011
Maximum speed (2011)305 kph (189.518 mph) by Jaime Alguersuari, Toro Rosso
DRS zone/s (race)Turns five to seven
Car performance
Full throttle61%
Downforce levelMaximum
Gear changes per lap80
Fuel use per lap2.5kg
Pit lane time loss30 seconds
2012 prime tyre**: Soft (2011: Soft)
2012 option tyre**: Super soft (2011: Super Soft)

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