Purple Bull may wrap up the constructors’ championship with seven rounds remaining ought to outcomes go their approach at this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix; watch all periods from the Singapore GP reside on Sky Sports activities F1 beginning this Friday, with the race on Sunday at 1pm
By Nigel Chiu
Final Up to date: 12/09/23 11:47am
Purple Bull have the chance to safe the 2023 Method 1 constructors’ championship this weekend on the Singapore Grand Prix.
The Milton Keynes-based group have been completely dominant this 12 months, successful each race in one of the vital spectacular seasons within the historical past of the game.
Forward of Singapore, Purple Bull are on 583 factors, 310 forward of second-place Mercedes, with Ferrari one other 45 behind.
After this Sunday, there are seven Grands Prix, plus three Dash Races, so 353 factors will probably be up for grabs. If Purple Bull lead the constructors’ championship by 353 factors, or extra, following the Singapore Grand Prix, they are going to be champions.
How can Purple Bull win the constructors’ championship?
The maths are comparatively easy as a result of Purple Bull should end one-two to have any probability of securing the constructors’ title.
That end result would give Purple Bull 43 factors, so they’re counting on Mercedes to not rating factors with a view to attain the 353-point lead they require.
Ought to Max Verstappen or Sergio Perez get the bonus level for the quickest lap of the race, then one level for Mercedes would give Purple Bull the championship. So long as Mercedes rating two factors or extra, Purple Bull can’t change into champions in Singapore.
- Purple Bull one-two with quickest lap and Mercedes rating one level or much less means they’re champions
- Purple Bull one-two with out quickest lap and Mercedes rating no factors means they’re champions
When can Verstappen win the drivers’ championship
As for Verstappen, he’s on his strategy to a 3rd drivers’ title as he holds a 145-point benefit over Purple Bull team-mate Perez.
Verstappen can’t win the championship in Singapore, however may mathematically do it in Japan if he continues his dominance this weekend.
The Dutchman might want to depart the Japanese Grand Prix, which takes place the week after Singapore on September 22-24 reside on Sky Sports activities F1, with a bonus of 180 factors or extra, he’ll safe the title.
Except Perez has two underwhelming weekends, the most certainly vacation spot Verstappen will change into a three-time world champion is on the Qatar Grand Prix, which is a Dash weekend on October 6-8.
Sky Sports activities F1’s reside Singapore GP schedule
Friday 15 September
10am: Singapore GP Apply One (session begins at 10.30pm)
1.45pm: Singapore GP Apply Two (session begins at 2pm)
3.30pm: The F1 Present
Saturday 16 September
10.15am: Singapore GP Apply Three (session begins at 10.30am)
1pm: Singapore GP Qualifying build-up
2pm: Singapore GP Qualifying
3.45pm: Ted’s Qualifying Pocket book
Sunday 17 September
11.30pm: Grand Prix Sunday: Singapore GP build-up
1pm: THE SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
3pm: Chequered Flag: Singapore GP response
4pm: Ted’s Pocket book
Subsequent up for the F1 circus are the beautiful streets of Singapore below the lights. All periods from the Singapore GP will probably be reside on Sky Sports activities F1 from September 15-17. Stream F1 on Sky Sports with NOW. Cancel anytime