Di Resta: I'm not sure what happened
23 September 2013 – Force India’s Paul di Resta was puzzled after crashing out of the Singapore Grand Prix in the closing stages.
The Scot had put in quite an impressive performance and looked set to score good points until he went off and into the barriers at Turn 7 on lap 55, with just six tours remaining to the chequered flag.
“I’m still not sure what happened,” he said, “but I took the corner the same way as I had done the previous lap and the car went straight on and wouldn’t stop. The team is investigating what happened.”
“It’s such a shame to come away with nothing to show from a race where we had put ourselves in a position to score some valuable points,” he added. “The management of the tyres was good and the overall performance in race conditions was very strong.
“Even without the safety car we were in good shape, but as a team we made the right calls and were looking to challenge the train of cars ahead of us in the final few laps. Then I had the incident at turn seven....”