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Singapore 2008 - Free Practice 3 // There's one hour of practice left before qualifying begins

Published by Christine

I don't know how the drivers are faring, because my body clock is all messed up, and this is a relatively normal race! Presumably they are all still coping with the European time adjustments (or non-adjustments, as it should be) but we will be able to tell once they jump back into the cars for Free Practice 3.

At the moment, the weather looks to be hazy, the humidity is about 60% and there's a bit of a wind. My weather source says there's a chance of a thunderstorm on Saturday night (Singapore time) but it also said that yesterday and we had nice, clear track action.

Talking of which, there was plenty to behold. I imagine Webber will want to get some more running in this morning, as he was limited yesterday following his crash. I don't think the track will be empty though, as all the drivers hit the streets of Singapore to get a feel for what it will be like. Today will see the track at it's closest to what it will be in qualifying, and they need to get all the data they can.

If I can tell the time right, which I'm not sure I can, the gap between FP3 and Qualifying is shortened, although not as manic as yesterday's simple hour between sessions. We're hoping to see a bit more organisation between the marshals, as it looks like they could really slow things down. It also appears the drivers had a really long briefing with Charlie Whiting yesterday with a whole host of complaints (my guess is Bourdais was particularly vocal) about the track, so it will be interesting to see if anything is done.

As ever, ITV aren't aware there is a third session of Free Practice, so we will be scouting the web and posting any video streams we find in the comments. I can't see that 5live are covering it, either, so we are really struggling for information. We'll have the Live Timing up, and I hope you can join us in the Live Commenting Live... Thing.




I don't know how the drivers are faring, because my body clock is all messed up, and this is a relatively normal race! Presumably they are all still coping with the European time adjustments (or non-adjustments, as it should be) but we will be able to tell once they jump back into the cars for Free Practice 3.

Event start

12:00GMT +01:00

27 September 2008