SportStroll to sit out F1 Singapore GP after huge qualifying crash by admin September 18, 2023 written by admin September 18, 2023 Bookmark 10Stroll clipped the kerbs through the final corner at Marina Bay to unsettle the rear of his AMR23, which fired him into the outside wall before spinning back across the circuit.This shunt, which ripped the tethered front-left wheel off, in the dying moments of Q1 led to a lengthy red flag stoppage in qualifying.While Stroll reported no serious injuries from the crash, the team reported he is still feeling sore and combined with the lengthy rebuild job of his destroyed F1 car, both the driver and the team have opted for the Canadian driver to sit out the Singapore race.A statement from Aston Martin read: “Following Lance’s crash in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix, Lance and the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula 1 Team have jointly agreed that he will not participate in this evening’s race.“The team face a huge job repairing the car today and Lance is still sore following such a high impact. Lance’s focus now shifts to fully recovering ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix.”Aston Martin team boss Mike Krack confirmed Stroll will focus on being ready to return to action at next week’s Japanese GP.“The whole team are relieved that Lance was able to step out of the car after yesterday’s accident – however, he is still feeling the after-effects of such a high-impact crash,” Krack said. The heavily damaged car of Lance Stroll, Aston Martin AMR23, after a crash towards the end of Q1Photo by: Andy Hone / Motorsport Images“Our priority now is that he makes a full and speedy recovery. Together, we have decided that he will sit out this evening’s race and instead focus fully on returning to the cockpit for next weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix.”Speaking after qualifying, Stroll felt multiple factors caused his crash, including losing time to the FIA weighing his car, traffic, dirty air and poor tyre preparation as he went for a lap to make it into Q2.“We just weren’t really improving on that last lap with the out-lap being really bad. I had a lot of traffic, guys trying to make the line at the end,” Stroll explained.Read Also:Verstappen to “forget about” extending F1 win streak in Singapore GPIndyCar’s O’Ward to get Abu Dhabi F1 outings for McLarenVerstappen escapes impeding F1 penalties amid AlphaTauri no-show“We got stopped at the weighbridge so that put us at the back of the queue and then I had to try and pass a bunch of cars to get my lap in before the end of the session.”Aston Martin will contest the Singapore GP with just Fernando Alonso who starts from seventh on the grid. 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail admin Follow Author previous post Verstappen to “forget about” extending F1 win streak in Singapore GP next post Teammates, coaches tried to sleep with me – Female footballer You may also like Bookmark Asian Games 2023 October 2 Live Updates: India... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Cricket World Cup 2023: Australia’s Squad, Match Schedule,... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Asian Games 2023, October 2: Updated List Of... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Asian Games 2023, October 2: Sport-Wise List Of... October 3, 2023 Bookmark “Cheating Should Never Be Appreciated”: Jyothi Yarraji On... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Assassin’s Creed Mirage Download Size on PC, PlayStation... October 2, 2023 Bookmark Assassin’s Creed Mirage Fans Asked By Ubisoft to... October 2, 2023 Bookmark Monster Hunter Now – All Events For October... October 2, 2023 Bookmark Final Fantasy XIV: All Server Populations for October... October 2, 2023 Bookmark Top 20 Queer Games For The Nintendo Switch... October 2, 2023Leave a Comment Cancel ReplySave my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.