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Singapore Grand Prix - 20 September 2015

Singapore Grand Prix – Follow this F1 race live with Eurosport. The action starts at 14:00 on 20 September 2015. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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15:25 

"I think we will have some drinks," concludes Sebastian Vettel. Fair enough. Well deserved. Thanks for your company this afternoon.

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The German national anthem, the Italian national anthem, much smiling and cheering and applause. Kimi Raikkonen looks a bit miserable for someone who just finished third.

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15:15 

The top three head out to the podium, and Daniel Ricciardo is obviously beaming. But then when isn't he?

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Verstappen comes in eighth. Sainz is ninth. Toro Rosso are NOT going to be happy with that, the disobedience to team orders.

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"You are great, you're magic!" enthuse Ferrari.

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Kimi Raikkonen comes in a distant third.

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That's the win for Ferrari and for Sebastian Vettel, with Daniel Ricciardo in his Red Bull just behind him!

61/61 

Verstappen still isn't moving over.

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"We need to swap positions," Toro Rosso tell Verstappen. "NO!" comes the reply. "Max, just do it," replies the grown-up. Carlos Sainz will take that eighth spot. Or will he?

60/61 

Vettel now reporting leaves on the track. Probably not that much that can be done about those, to be fair.

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59/61 

Grosjean locks up massively, allowing Nasr to zoom past easily.

58/61 

If they're not careful, they're going to run out of time here. Four minutes to go to complete the race within its two-hour time-limit.

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56/61 

Bottas is warned about a glitch on the gear box for the downshift - "Nothing you can do!" he's told breezily.

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55/61 

Manor Marussia have just confirmed on Twitter that Alexander Rossi hasn't been able to receive radio updates today.

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Button parks up - double retirement for McLaren. Again.

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53/61 

And now Jenson Button is called in with a gear box problem. Oh, McLaren.

52/61 

"I was feeling super-optimistic," says a dejected Lewis Hamilton. "I was waiting for that time when I had to push. I lost power, and I was hoping they might have a quick fix, but it never came."

51/61 

No further action on the Button/Maldonado clash. Although Maldonado might have words to say about Button's description of him.

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Kimi Raikkonen is reminded that there are still quite a few laps to go. That's interesting - they were telling him to step on it before.

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50/61 

Fastest lap for Daniel Ricciardo! Can he manage to close the gap on Vettel at all now?

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Great driving from the Toro Rossos there, first Verstappen sweeping around Romain Grosjean, and then Carlos Sainz following.

46/61 

Button and Maldonado are under investigation now. Think we all know what Button thinks.

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43/61 

Jenson Button is annoyed with Pastor Maldonado, but also with himself.

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42/61 

Poor Jenson Button! As the field try to stretch themselves out again, he runs into the back of Maldonado, slow round the corner, and there's debris flying everywhere once more.

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40/61 

More instructions for Jenson Button from his team, met with: "And shall I rub my tummy and pat my head?"

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39/61 

Rosberg is told he's going to the end now. "Everybody's going to the end, Nico," a rather exhausted-sounding team member tells him.

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38/61 

I don't even know what to say. WHY WOULD YOU WALK ON AN F1 TRACK?

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Oh my goodness. A man just walking around the track.

37/61

Double yellow flags and a safety car coming out - THERE IS A MAN ON THE TRACK.

36/61 

McLaren reporting a possible gearbox problem in Alonso's car - not an engine difficulty.

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What on earth happened to Alonso there? He just drove straight into the garage - what a disappointment after his expectations for the race.

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Hang on, Alonso's just retired as well.

34/61 

There we go. Hamilton is out of the race. Well, well.

33/61 

"YOU NEED TO STOP ME!" demands Hamilton. They eventually agree.

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Oh, and Massa has brought his car in now.

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Hamilton tells his team that they should bring his car in - "All this driving could just be killing it more."

32/61 

"Always remember to drink," Rosberg's team tell him. Well, that's nice.

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Williams are reporting that Massa thought he was going to have to retire his car.

31/61 

"I need everything you've got, Kimi," his engineer tells him. Expect Raikkonen to make a move soon, then.

30/61 

Sounds like a problem with Hamilton's battery. Meanwhile, Massa pulls into the pits and drives through. Nobody seems to know why.

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28/61 

Everything his team suggest, Hamilton meets with a "DOESN'T WORK!"

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27/61 

Hamilton and his team muse over what might be the problem, but he's going backwards in the field.

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"We're working on it!" Hamilton's team tell him, but Rosberg's already gone past him.

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And Hamilton reports a loss of power.

25/61 

Kvyat now reports a problem with his break efficiency.

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24/61 

Jenson Button is given a long list of instructions by his team, informing him of tactics plus the best way to drive his car at the moment. "Anything else?" he enquires with sarcasm.

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Meanwhile, Hulkenberg is penalised for the Japanese Grand Prix after that incident with Massa - presumably the stewards spotted something they didn't like.

23/61 

Hamilton seems to be complaining that Vettel isn't going fast enough. Shouldn't he be pleased about that?

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22/61 

Ricciardo is being sandwiched between Vettel and Raikkonen at the moment - the gap is closing and one suspects the second Ferrari is going to make a move shortly.

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21/61 

So far today, Seb Vettel's engineers have suffered a technical problem - on the TV monitors they're watching back in the garage.

20/61 

Massa and Hulkenberg are under investigation. That should just get judged as a racing incident, though.

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Sainz is reporting a problem with his car. Not a good day for his team as yet.

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19/61 

Right, finally, we get under way again. This is going to be the longest race ever.

18/61 

About to start again...but the number of laps is going to be reduced, one suspects.

17/61 

The track people are taking their time sweeping up all the bits and pieces.

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The actual safety car is out because of the debris on the track. Vettel is reporting there's something on the track at Turn 12.

16/61 

Massa is complaining about Hulkenberg, but it genuinely looks like he wouldn't have seen the Williams coming out of the pits.

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15/61 

"We're the second car on primes," Rosberg's team tell him.

14/61 

Virtual safety car is deployed, and everyone takes the opportunity to pit. Button is just sitting there as his team utterly fail to remove his tyres. What an ignominy.

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13/61

Massa was trying to get out of the pits, undercutting ahead of Hulkenberg, who is apparently unsighted and clips the corner of the Williams and into the wall. The car is smoking and he struggles to get himself out.

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12/61 

Grosjean pushes at Alonso, who's got the other pitters Sainz, Ericsson and Maldonado right behind him.

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Maldonado and Ericsson pull into the pits as well and manage to hold up both Sainz and Alonso on their way out.

11/61 

Fernando Alonso is called into the pits, and Carlos Sainz follows him.

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9/61 

Ricciardo is now five seconds behind Vettel, with Raikkonen a second and a half behind in third. No attempts to overtake yet - are they sitting tight and hoping a safety car will kick in?

8/61 

Jenson Button is complaining about his tyres. He says that other drivers can make mistakes and recover, but his car won't.

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6/61 

Vettel's speed is slightly reduced now - will Ricciardo be able to close in?

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5/61 

Rosberg now reporting brake problems, as is Jenson Button.

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4/61 

Nico Rosberg is warned about the heat of the front of his car. I bet that was met with absolute equanimity.

3/61 

Verstappen's race isn't over, by the way, he's got started from the pits.

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2/61 

Vettel is already three seconds ahead of Ricciardo. THREE SECONDS. They've only driven three miles.

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Great start from Vettel, pulling away from the off, Verstappen stalled on the grid.

13:03

Here we go!

13:00 

Formation lap is under way, everyone seems fine at the moment.

12:57 

Almost time to get going. The klaxons sound.

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12:45 

Time for the drivers to line up for the national anthem. Lewis Hamilton has taken his hat off this week.

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There he goes. He won't be happy. Please let there be radio recordings of what was said.

12:37 

Whoa, Rosberg's car is stuck on the track. The engine is absolutely kaput, and his engineers are trying to help him through it as his wheels spin.

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The Mercedes duo, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, are three rows back and thoroughly confused as they complain about their tyres.

12:00 

Good afternoon, all, and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the F1 night race, the Singapore Grand Prix.