Grosjean suffers Singapore woes
Romain Grosjean says the Haas team will be under pressure to come back fighting in Malaysia after a nightmare weekend in Singapore.
Grosjean lost first practice to an air intake fault and then suffered two crashes at Marina Bay before failing to start the race when the brake-by-wire system on his car gave up before the start.
The Franco-swiss driver crashed at the final corner in second practice and then hit the barriers hard when the car snapped on him at Turn 10 in the second stage of qualifying.
Grosjean labelled the car “the worst I’ve ever driven” in practice and said his confidence was “close to zero” with the car.
“There’s not much to say about the race,” said Grosjean. “I lost brake-by-wire and you can’t race like that.
“I feel so bad for the guys in the team. They gave their best in tough conditions.
“We now just have to work away to get to Malaysia and try to get the best set-up, right updates, and see where everything is working, and just hope for a steadier weekend.”