Singapore Grand Prix 2013

Pictures by: 
Gary Goh
Benjamin Seetor

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel became the most successful driver in the SingTel Singapore Grand Prix, after cantering to his third successive win on the Marina Bay street circuit, in front of a record crowd of 87,509 fans.

The triple world champion led from start to finish with his superior car and driving last night.

The German was dominant for practically the entire race weekend, although Nico Rosberg was closest to him in qualifying and started second on the grid last night.

Vettel’s main drivers’ championship rival Fernando Alonso finished second after starting seventh on the grid, while future Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen completed the podium finishers in third place, despite suffering from a bad back.

Rosberg eventually finished fourth, while Lotus’ Romain Grosjean, who was third in qualifying, had to retire after 37 laps.

Apart from the races, top-tier acts such as South Korean boy band Big Bang, Rihanna, and Justin Bieber performed at the Padang to keep fans entertained. 

Here are some pictures from the Formula One weekend.

The article related to these pictures was first published in The New Paper from 21 to 23 September, 2013.