Lewis Hamilton Of Mercedes AMG Petronas Team Wins Singapore F1 Night Race

Last update: 22/09/2014

SINGAPORE, Sept 22 (Bernama) -- Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix night race held at Marina Bay Street Circuit on Sunday.

This was the second victory for him in the 61-laps race in the Lion City, the first was in 2009.

With this victory, the 29-year-old Briton from Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team took the lead of World Drivers Championship after his team-mate Nico Rosberg was forced out of the race after 14 laps due to an electrical problem.

Infiniti Red Bull Sebastian Vettel, came second place while his team-mate Daniel Ricciardo took the third placing.

Hamilton clocked 2:0:4.795, followed by Vettel (2:0:18.329) and Ricciardo (2:0:19.068).

Hamilton now moves up to 241 points, three points ahead of Rosberg, with five remaining races to go.