The Singapore F1 night race is over and Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes finished first.

And he is currently on top of the rankings.

A major part of that win came due to his securing of the pole position — first place — before the final race.

Pole position lap

Here’s the lap that netted him pole position, which you can see on YouTube itself, since they’ve disallowed embedding.

But I mean, just look at this.

Gif from F1

And all these turns.

And this shift back in focus.


Here’s a more standard, but no less crazy video angle of the lap, but again you’ve got to watch it on the YouTube channel.

But my word, the gearing up and down:


For those of you who are curious, this is how the F1 car’s steering wheel works:

Image collated from F1 YouTube