After his battling efficiency to seize a podium end behind the Purple Bulls in Italy, Sainz has as soon as once more ended Friday quickest having edged ahead of Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc by 0.018s in second practice in Singapore.
In the meantime the dominant Purple Bull squad had a low-key Friday, its misbehaving RB19 struggling with oversteer to depart Sergio Perez seventh and Max Verstappen eighth in FP2.
That noticed George Russell push his Mercedes to 3rd forward of Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso late within the session, with the opposite Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton in fifth.
Lando Norris, with the upgraded McLaren, took sixth on the finish of Friday’s working in entrance of each Purple Bulls, as Kevin Magnussen (Haas) and Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo) rounded out the highest 10.
Off the monitor, Purple Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko has been given a written warning by the FIA for discriminatory remarks made about Perez.
What time does qualifying begin for the F1 Singapore Grand Prix?
Qualifying for the Singapore GP begins at 9pm native time (2pm BST), utilizing the common Q1, Q2 and Q3 knockout session format.
Date: Saturday 16 September 2023
Begin time: 9pm native time – 2pm BST
Charles Leclerc, Ferrari SF-23
Photograph by: Glenn Dunbar / Motorsport Images
How can I watch Components 1?
In the UK Components 1 is broadcast dwell on Sky Sports activities, aside from the British GP which is proven dwell on each Sky Sports activities and Channel 4, with highlights proven on Channel 4 a number of hours after the race has completed. Dwell streaming by NOW can also be accessible within the UK.
Sky Sports activities F1, which broadcasts the F1 races, might be added as a part of the Sky Sports activities channels which prices £24 a month for brand spanking new prospects. Sky Sports activities will also be accessed by NOW with a one-off day cost of £11.98p or a month membership of £34.99p per thirty days.
How can I watch F1 Singapore GP qualifying?
In the UK each F1 follow, qualifying and race is broadcast dwell on Sky Sports activities F1, with Singapore GP qualifying protection beginning at 1:00pm BST on Sky Sports activities F1.
Channel: Sky Sports activities F1
Begin time: 1:00pm BST 16 September 2023
Autosport will probably be working a live text coverage of qualifying here.
When can I watch the highlights of F1 Singapore GP qualifying?
In the UK Channel 4 is broadcasting highlights of qualifying for the Singapore GP at 7:30pm BST on Saturday night. The total programme will run for 90 minutes, overlaying each qualifying and wrapping up the main speaking factors of the race weekend up to now.
For the whole 2023 F1 season, Channel 4 will broadcast highlights of each qualifying and race of every occasion. The highlights will even be accessible on Channel 4’s on demand catch up companies.
Channel: Channel 4
Begin time: 7:30pm BST 16 September 2023
Lando Norris, McLaren MCL60, Oscar Piastri, McLaren MCL60
Photograph by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Images
Will F1 Singapore GP qualifying be on the radio?
Dwell radio protection of each follow, qualifying and race for the 2023 F1 season will probably be accessible on the BBC Radio 5 Dwell, BBC 5 Dwell Sports activities Additional or through the BBC Sport web site.
Protection of Singapore GP qualifying will begin at 2:00pm BST on the BBC Sport web site and the BBC Sounds app.
What is the climate forecast for qualifying at Singapore?
Sizzling and humid situations are forecast for Saturday for the beginning of qualifying in Singapore. The temperature is about to be 29 levels Celsius at first of qualifying, with low likelihood of rain.