Singapore provides new grandstands to compensate for lack of Float sequence

Within the round-up: The Singapore Grand Prix organisers have added new grandstands to the Marina Bay circuit for 2023 to account for the lack of the Float sequence from the monitor format.

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Resulting from renovation work on a waterside platform often called ‘The Float’, the Marina Bay avenue circuit won’t function the sequence from turns 16 to 19 that ran by the platform and below the grandstand till renovations are accomplished halfway via 2026.

As an alternative, the circuit will now run from the kink of flip 15 straight into the previous flip 20 proper hander, which can now turn out to be flip 16.

To compensate for the lack of grandstand house, organisers have introduced two new grandstands will likely be added on the within of the primary nook and simply earlier than the pit entry earlier than the ultimate two corners. Tickets for the brand new grandstands will begin from S$1,188.

Andretti has religion in Honda forward of Indy 500

Michael Andretti says Honda are working “very arduous” to make sure their engines will compete with Chevrolet throughout subsequent month’s Indianapolis 500.

Honda powered Marcus Ericsson to victory in final 12 months’s Indianapolis 500, however Chevrolet engines have received every of the 4 oval races which have adopted. Andretti, whose group run Honda engines, says he has religion in his engine provider.

“I feel they’re fairly equal, they’re getting fairly equal, ’trigger there’s solely a lot you are able to do with this engine, proper?,” Andretti stated. “I feel they’re getting nearer to one another.”

“They’re at all times nonetheless looking for that final little bit. I do know Honda is working very arduous nonetheless to do it. We’re advised we’re going to have some extra stuff for Indy. I’m hoping it will likely be what we have to beat the opposite guys.”

Madrid avenue circuit rumours resurface

Rumours the Spanish Grand Prix may transfer to a avenue circuit Madrid sooner or later have resurfaced in native media studies. Solutions a short lived circuit may exchange the Circuit de Catalunya exterior Barcelona as the house of the race have been round for years, however gained contemporary impetus not too long ago.

Aston Martin’s leap ahead means Spain now has two drivers who’re potential podium contenders: Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz Jnr, who’s from Madrid. The Spanish capital can also be residence to the recently-opened F1 exhibition on the Ifema facility. The mooted avenue circuit would run between that venue and the Valdedebas space, near the Bernabeu stadium of Actual Madrid soccer group. Spanish media suggests the monitor would exchange the Catalunya circuit because the race’s residence as soon as its contract expires on the finish of 2026.

Social media

Notable posts from Twitter, Instagram and extra:

What a weekend! 👏

Alex Powell, our Junior Driver, took his first KZ2 victory on Sunday on the first spherical of the @fiakarting European Championship. 😊

— Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Group (@MercedesAMGF1) April 17, 2023

Genuinely impressed by the quantity of loss of life threats and abuse I’ve obtained 😂 Positively a brand new document by far, actually admire the hassle to assist me be taught all these new Spanish phrases 😘

I’m going to the seaside now 😎 hasta luego ❤️

— Callum Ilott (@callum_ilott) April 16, 2023

You don’t deserve this, mate! And most Argentinians aren’t like this! You’re the one pushing the group ahead and serving to Canapino essentially the most… each 🇦🇷 fan ought to be grateful to have you ever. Subsequent time you’re in Buenos Aires, I might train you a number of the good Spanish phrases. 💪🏼

— Franco Colapinto (@FranColapinto) April 17, 2023

Simply having breakfast and realized one thing… 11 years in the past we had been advised we had been being changed as a result of we werent winners… lets pls neglect about me for a second however simply whereas im having my coffe i discovered @Sebastien_buemi my former group mate in F1 retains….

— Jaime Alguersuari (@SquireMusic) April 17, 2023

On including wins and trophies to his again.. i forgot what number of world titles he has already to his again and that i m not simply glad and pleased with him however as time goes by I noticed what number of race wins and perhaps world titles he would ve received at Crimson Bull racing F1. Once more pls dont choose me…

— Jaime Alguersuari (@SquireMusic) April 17, 2023

Annnnnd representing @ds_penske_fe on the official rookie check in Berlin is… 👀

The duo of Robert @ShwartzmanRob and @WillStevens_! ⚡️ @SABIC #BerlinEPrix

— ABB FIA Components E World Championship (@FIAFormulaE) April 17, 2023

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Remark of the day

With trendy hybridisation of motorsport usually being complicated and arduous to comply with, @Tifoso1989 praises the WEC’s latest TV graphic designed to make clear how a lot energy hypercar groups have out there in a race…

The Digital Power Tank graph was an excellent addition to the WEC races. It actually helps understanding the completely different groups’ methods, when they are going to cease, how a lot power they’re consuming…Very cool employees btw. There was the same graph in F1 that confirmed dwell gasoline consumption in 2014 which gave insightful particulars concerning the completely different driving fashion however I don’t why it was eliminated. Tifoso1989

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