Lewis Hamilton's Formula One title challenge took a massive hit today after the McLaren driver was forced to retire when leading the Singapore Grand Prix. He started on pole and was ahead of Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel in second when a gearbox issue left his McLaren stuck in neutral at the start of lap 23.
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton continued his surge in the second half of the season by nailing down pole position for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix with a stirring drive around the Marina Bay Street Circuit on Saturday. Classification and track debrief
Anglo-Malaysian Formula One outfit Team Lotus confirmed on Sunday it was extending its Renault engine deal through to the end of 2013 and said its aim was to continue to work together when new engine regulations come into force the following year.
A decade after quitting Formula One, Jean Alesi will make his Indianapolis 500 debut in next year's race, backed by Group Lotus.
In a welcome move ahead of next month's Indian Grand Prix, HRT announced that Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan will be back in the hot seat for Friday's practice session at next weekend's Singapore GP - his first outing in the car since he lost his race seat following the European Grand Prix.