United States

Humidity meets hedonism during Asia's most punishing F1 race

Singapore (CNN)Imagine driving at speeds so fast that it feels like a 45 kilogram dumbbell is pressing against your head, and you're wearing so much heavy gear that you're quickly drenched in sweat.Now, imagine doing that for two hours. That's what Formula One drivers will be experiencing this weekend during the only full night race of the F1 season in Singapore, a city-state known for its heat and humidity that has recently been cloaked in haze from fires in Indonesia."(Singapore) is a very tough race, I think physically it's the hardest one of the calendar as it's very humid and long ... and it's a street race so your mind is working flat out," said rookie British-Thai driver, Alex Albon, who Red Bull promoted to its Formula One team fro ...