From a dramatic start following a bit of rain, and then with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes receiving a “miracle” in the form of the start line crash, Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix packed all the drama.
Here for the further post-race analysis of Sunday’s race is the latest post-race edition of the NBC Sports Group original digital series Paddock Pass.
NBCSN pit reporter and insider Will Buxton runs through the field to recap a number of different stories and check in with a number of different drivers.
You can see the show below.
The discussion over Max Verstappen’s post-race five-second time penalty assessed in Sunday’s United States Grand Prix, issued when he tried to the inside of Kimi Raikkonen at the Turns 16, 17 and 18 carousel complex at Circuit of The Americas, will roll on far beyond today.
The debate today largely centered over consistency in adjudication and application of the rules, track limits themselves (always a sore subject at COTA given its wide runoff areas) or whether there should be permanent stewards.
In the immediate aftermath, though, Twitter lit up with outrage over Verstappen being assessed a five-second post-race time penalty.
Here’s a mere sampling of the reaction, below.