Flames might go up at Singapore press conference as FIA pairs Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc together

Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc have been put in the same group for the press conference of the Singapore GP.

Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc

The 2022 Singapore GP is just around the corner, and the hype of F1 returning to the Marina Bay Street Circuit, after a hiatus of three years, is unreal.

The last time the Singapore GP took place was in 2019, and as only a few days are left before the start of the F1 weekend, FIA has released Thursday’s driver press conference schedule.

The Singapore GP press conference is going to take place on the 29th of September and the first group of drivers will take their place in the hot seats at 1900hrs.

Moreover, as it has become common in F1, another group of drivers will also join at the same time through the TV pen.

The drivers that are slated to have their interaction with the media at 1900 hrs are, Esteban Ocon, Mick Schumacher, Lando Norris, Lewis Hamilton, and the returning Alex Albon.

The TV Pen group is going to include Yuki Tsunoda, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Kevin Magnussen, and, Nicholas Latifi.

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The second group of Singapore GP press conferences will start at 1935 hrs

Singapore GP
Singapore GP safety car incidents

The hype around the Singapore GP is building very nicely and now with the press conference schedule out, it is only going to increase further.

Max Verstappen has a chance of securing the 2022 F1 Championship at the Singapore GP and to make things spicier, FIA has decided to put the duo of Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen together.

Max and Charles will be joining the second group of drivers at 1935 hrs for interaction with the media and will take part through the TV Pen.

The drivers that are going to take part in the second session of the press conference are Valtteri Bottas, Pierre Gasly, Lance Stroll, Carlos Sainz, and, Sergio Perez.

Charles Leclerc(on the left) and Max Verstappen(on the right)
Charles Leclerc(on the left) and Max Verstappen(on the right)

The drivers that will join through TV Pen are, Zhou Guanyu, Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc, and, George Russell.

A lot is at stake during the Singapore GP, and considering everything, Max and Charles are going to get bombarded with tough questions, and it will be fascinating to see how the duo will dodge the bullets that the media is going to throw toward them during the upcoming press conference.

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Rishabh Negi is an F1 author at FirstSportz who ardently follows Formula One and is also a passionate supporter of the Arsenal football team. He has done his Master's degree from the Delhi School of Economics and sees writing about F1, as something, that provides him solace to disconnect from the everyday chaos of life.