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Heavy rain: departure from Singapore more than an hour later

2022-10-02T12:18:57.870Z

Heavy rain: departure from Singapore more than an hour later Created: 2022-10-02Updated: 2022-10-02 2:14 PM Helpers clear the track in Singapore of water. © Vincent Thian/AP/dpa The start of the Formula 1 race in Singapore has been postponed by more than an hour due to heavy rain. Singapore – The world motorsport association Fia initially informed that the entire starting procedure had to be p



Heavy rain: departure from Singapore more than an hour later

Created: 2022-10-02Updated: 2022-10-02 2:14 PM

Helpers clear the track in Singapore of water.

© Vincent Thian/AP/dpa

The start of the Formula 1 race in Singapore has been postponed by more than an hour due to heavy rain.

Singapore – The world motorsport association Fia initially informed that the entire starting procedure had to be postponed.

The Fia later announced that the formation lap should start at 15:05 CEST.

The start takes place immediately afterwards.

Heavy rain began in the Asian city-state at 8:00 p.m. local time (2:00 p.m. CEST) a little more than an hour before the scheduled start of the Grand Prix, later lightning was also seen.

The fans quickly disappeared from the stands and looked for protection.

The water couldn't drain away and stood on the track while it continued to rain heavily.

After an hour, the rain subsided, marshals attempted to remove accumulations of water from the course with brooms.

dpa

Source: merkur

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