Singapore Grand Prix Results 2022

The BWT Alpine had a disappointing weekend at the Singapore Grand Prix with the team’s first double retirement of the season due to suspected power unit issues on both cars.

The race itself was delayed by an hour and five minutes due to heavy rain and both drivers started on Intermediate tyres in P5 and P17 respectively.

Alonso had his 350th Grand Prix start, which is a Formula 1 record, and found himself defending for sixth position before his retirement on lap 21. He said “I think we can look at the positives and we can be very proud of our performance this weekend again. We were fighting for the top five and six positions on Saturday and similar in today’s race.”

Ocon started in 17th and looked as though he would finish in the top ten places before retiring on lap 27 to end Alpine’s campaign in Singapore. He added “On my side, a power unit issue ended our race early and I know the team is currently investigating the exact cause of the failure… We race again next week in Suzuka, my favourite track on the calendar, so right now we will dust ourselves down and come back stronger in Japan.”

Team Principal Otmar Szafnauer finally said “These days do happen in racing from time to time and while it’s a disappointing feeling within the team now, we have another race next weekend in Japan where we have the opportunity to recover. As a team, we’ll take this one in our stride and we already look forward to returning to Suzuka and racing at a fantastic circuit.”

Both drivers now look ahead to the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend, 7th-9th October, at Suzuka.