Singapore removes unpopular sling chicane 20 August, 2013 Kamui Kobayashi airborne at the Singapore sling chicane Organisers of the Singapore Grand Prix will remove the controversial and unpopular ‘Singapore sling’ chicane. The slow and unusual chicane, featuring high and harsh kerbs for the left-right-left flick, has been consistently criticised by drivers and teams since the sport arrived at the now highly-popular night race venue in 2008. Speed Week correspondent Mathias Brunner reports this week that Turn 10 of the Marina Bay street circuit will now be a simple left-hand corner. The report also said the layout at key sections including turns 1-2, 5-8 and along the esplanade will be resurfaced in order to make the track less bumpy. This year’s Singapore Grand Prix will be held on 22 September. (GMM) Subbed by AJN. Tweet Related NewsBarrichello lobbied for Mercedes reserve role in SingaporeMcLaren: Red Bull sent coded messages to RicciardoMercedes: We don’t want the title decided by car failureVictory in Singapore makes Hamilton title favouriteMattiacci: For the moment Fernando will continueVergne sends timely signal to F1 team bossesMagnussen: It was the hardest point I’ve ever earnedPhotos: Best of Singapore Grand Prix Race DayHorner: No team orders, we let them racePirelli report from the Singapore Grand Prix FINALLY FINALLY. May even make overtaking more possible at turn 10. Cant wait to see this. Loln This whole circuit needs a rethink. Soooooooo boring. Matthias O’keeffe @Loln F**k you boring.. PB @Loln Booooring just like many of the European circuits? Duh. McLarenfan Good idea but tbh watching the cars getting it wrong through chicane did make for interesting viewing when it was the other teams car LOL. Tamburello_1994 I miss Kamui !!!