Formula 1 is back this weekend and heading to the streets of Marina Bay for the 2022 Singapore GP.
The race marks the much-anticipated return of Singapore to the calendar after two seasons of absence due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with Max Verstappen in touching distance of the 2022 Drivers’ Championship.
The Red Bull driver can take his second consecutive world championship this weekend, but needs the results of other drivers including teammate Sergio Perez and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc to go his way.
And that could be tricky as the weather forecast is suggesting that there could be some interesting conditions for the drivers to deal with on race day.
Friday, Practice 1 and Practice 2
The teams will be thrown in at the deep end for Friday’s practice sessions, with thundery showers on the cards for the first session during the day and more rain on the way for the evening session.
Saturday, Practice 3 and Qualifying
For qualifying things are set to clear up slightly, with a chance of rain of in the morning and afternoon but clearer conditions in the evening.
The Singapore Grand Prix itself is forecast to see more thundery showers on Sunday morning, with rain continuing until the afternoon though it should ease off by the time we have lights out in the race. Temperatures of 28 degrees Celsius is set to make for a tough race for the drivers and teams, with humidity sitting at around 80 percent.
The chance of rain from 20:00 local time when the race is due to start, is around 50 percent. The wind will be light and coming from he south east.