WATCH LIVE: FP1 for the Singapore Grand Prix

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Formula 1’s final run to the end of the season begins this weekend in Singapore as Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton continue their fight for the 2014 drivers’ championship.

Both have impressive records at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, but they will be keen on making a good start to their weekend during the first free practice session today in Singapore.

You can watch FP1 live on Live Extra from 6am ET. CLICK HERE to watch via live stream.

The Singapore Grand Prix is one of just two night races in Formula 1, meaning that the F1 paddock must adjust their timings to take this into account. Ordinarily, this leaves drivers going to bed at 6am and getting up in the middle of the afternoon – it’s like going back to college!

For FP1 though, there is still some daylight in Singapore, making the session less representative of the conditions we see during qualifying and the race. Nevertheless, it should give us some kind of idea of the pecking order for the race around the city streets, which is one of the most demanding on the calendar.

Be sure to join us from 6am ET live on Live Extra for coverage of free practice one in Singapore. CLICK HERE to watch via live stream.

Please note that there will be no commentary from the NBCSN team for this session, but it will instead purely be the FOM world feed.

Simon Pagenaud’s engineer relives 2019 Indy 500 victory on Twitter

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The Team Penske engineer for last year’s Indianapolis 500 winner is reliving Simon Pagenaud’s day by tweeting about what he was doing each moment a year later.

Starting with an observation that he awoke in his Indianapolis hotel room at 4:30 a.m., Ben Bretzman (@benbretzman) sent nearly two dozen tweets by 11 a.m. ET about how the morning before the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 unfolded.

Bretzman was through the infield tunnel and in Gasoline Alley by 6 a.m. By 7:30 a.m., he was wondering if his driver was awake yet, but he had heard for the first time from Pagenaud 45 minutes later.

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Among other highlights: The team’s last strategy meeting was at 8:30 a.m.; final check of the weather was at 9:30 a.m. and Bretzman gave the No. 22 Dallara-Chevrolet a once-over at 10:35 a.m. before it was pushed to the grid.

Follow @BenBretzman to watch the day unfold from the pit box and tune into “Back Home Again at 2 p.m. ET on NBC as Pageanud and Alexander Rossi, who are good friends off the track, recap their epic duel with host Mike Tirico.

Simon Pagenaud and engineer Ben Bretzman debrief at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IndyCar photo by Joe Skibinski).