Being the tropical region that it is, heavy downpours and severe thunderstorms are a common thing in Singapore, the site of today’s 2011 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix
However, it appears conditions for today’s race will remain dry and only partially cloudy, with the stormy weather not due until tomorrow.
Humidity and temperatures will still be high, with predicted peaks coming in at 74 percent and 92 degrees F (33 degrees C) respectively.
And though the lights won’t turn green until 8 pm local time, temperatures aren’t likely to drop below 80 degrees F (26 degrees C).
The 2011 Formula 1 Championship may all be over at the conclusion of today’s race. Red Bull Racing star Sebastian Vettel, who will start on pole
, has a lead over his rivals that stands at 112 points, and with only 150 points remaining up for grabs in 2011, the Championship is looking very likely to be decided in just a few hours.
Vettel sits on 284 points in the 2011 Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship, followed by Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso in second spot with 172 points, and McLaren’s Jenson Button in third spot with 167 points.
In the Constructors’ Championship, Red Bull Racing remains unstoppable with 451 points, followed by McLaren on 325 points and Ferrari on 254 points.
Enjoy today’s action and stay tuned for our full 2011 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix recap on Monday.