GOOD LAP VS GREAT LAP: How Hamilton produced a stunning Singapore pole lap in 2018


Lewis Hamilton produced one of Formula 1's great pole position laps back at the 2018 Singapore Grand Prix – but how did he maximise his time? Alex Brundle puts his and Valtteri Bottas's efforts side-by-side to find out.

The Singapore GP returns for the first time since 2019, when Charles Leclerc took pole position and Sebastian Vettel led a Ferrari one-two, but it was in 2018 when Hamilton put together an incredible qualifying lap for pole position around the tight confines of the Marina Bay Street Circuit.

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Have a look at how Hamilton made the time over team mate Bottas with in-depth telemetry and Brundle's expert analysis in the video player above.


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