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Singapore Grand Prix Weather Forecast: Repeat of 2017 rain chaos?

Singapore Grand Prix Weather Forecast: Repeat of 2017 rain chaos?

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Singapore Grand Prix Weather Forecast: Repeat of 2017 rain chaos?

Singapore Grand Prix Weather Forecast: Repeat of 2017 rain chaos?

With rain forecast on all three days of the Singapore Grand Prix, thoughts will naturally turn to 2017 and the chances of seeing a repeat of those chaotic scenes.

Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen all collided a few short metres after launching two years ago, with Fernando Alonso also caught up in the huge incident.

Lewis Hamilton's path was cleared to win that race and he repeated the trick 12 months ago with a much more dominant performance.

Mercedes have been tipped to have the run of things once again in Marina Bay, but the weather could make things tricky for all teams.

One of the warmest and most humid events of the year already, Singapore has had dense smog arrive ahead of this year's race, as wildfires rage in nearby Indonesia.

Temperatures will remain in the thirties even after the sun has gone down on the night race.

But it is the rain that will cause teams the biggest headaches, with FP1 and FP3 set to be played out with an 80% risk of rain, which remains at around 50% for qualifying and the race, according to BBC Weather.

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