Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

You thought sparks struck by underbodies went out of style in 1986? They didn’t!

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

Vlad the Impaler and his Deadly Wallachian Assassination Squad makes a visit to the grid.

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton had a typical, modern Lewis Hamilton race. Dropped down the field, ran into Felipe Massa, got slapped with an egregious drive-through, then fought his way to a heroic fifth. Imagine a day when he won’t be using his talents to pick off the midfield.

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

Singapore looks pretty.

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

During qualifying, Kamui Kobayashi clipped some kerbs with his Sauber and got thrown in the barriers. He escaped unhurt.

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

This is what your life looks like if you’re the best in the world at something.

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

After a string of increasingly solid races, Michael Schumacher was back to his pre-season self. He misjudged a braking zone, launched his Mercedes into the air off the back of Sergio Pérez’s Sauber, and skidded to a sad retirement on lap 28.

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel gets a bath of dry ice. It sounds like something The Stig would do!

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

It takes a photo shot at the very first corner to show Sebastian Vettel not in the lead by many, many seconds.

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

A happy Seb after a very long race. He left a big smudge on the camera.

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

Usain Bolt’s signature move is a bit more awesome, but how can you argue with a man who’s won 19 Grands Prix by age 24?

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Pictures from the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix

The season’s best non-alien driver is definitely Jenson Button. He was regal and composed in Singapore, like at many races this season.

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