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Red Bull's Christian Horner attributed their F1 Singapore GP performance dip to a setup issue, not a technical directive change. Despite their 15-race winning streak ending, Horner dismissed claims that new rules on flexi-wings and floors affected their car's performance. He likened their struggles in Singapore to Mercedes' difficulties during their dominant era, emphasizing the challenges of maintaining competitiveness across all circuits and conditions. Red Bull plans to learn from the experience to improve their car for 2024.
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Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff will miss the Japanese Grand Prix for knee surgery to repair his damaged anterior cruciate ligament. This injury resulted from a cycling accident during the Formula One summer break. His responsibilities will be shared among various team members, including Jerome D'Ambrosio and Bradley Lord. Wolff is expected to return for the Qatar GP on October 8. Mercedes may face challenges at Suzuka after Carlos Sainz's win in Singapore ended Red Bull's winning streak and Max Verstappen's ten consecutive victories.
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A non-Red Bull driver won at the Singapore Grand Prix, ending their streak. Carlos Sainz won for Ferrari, breaking Red Bull's dominance, and Charles Leclerc secured P4. McLaren's upgrades worked well, with Lando Norris finishing P2 and Oscar Piastri recovering to P7. Liam Lawson scored his first F1 points, showing promise as a budget driver. The Fantasy Formula announced a successful partnership with Fifth Gear Garms, offering giveaways and team renaming.
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Logan Sergeant and Alex Albon enjoyed some of Singapore's local delicacies. Albon, with his Asian background, was familiar with these dishes, while Sergeant, who was more open to trying new foods, joined in. Albon explained some of the dishes to his teammate, and his girlfriend, Lily He, pitched in to help.
George Russell and his performance coach, Aleix, discuss how they manage to stay cool during the demanding Singapore Grand Prix. Aleix revealed that they aim to raise their body temperature by at least one degree for an hour each day in the seven days leading up to the race. Once they arrive in Singapore, they do their best to keep their bodies cool.