Ex-FIA chief claims race that handed Lewis Hamilton F1 title was ‘rigged’Hamilton’s rival is legally contesting the result

JEAN TODT has claimed that the Singapore Grand Prix in 2008 was “rigged” and should have “been cancelled”. Massa, 42, had been leading the race in Singapore but ended up finishing 13th after his pitstop, which would not have happened if it was not for Piquet’s crash. Hamilton finished third in the race and confirmed his title win in the last race of the season in Brazil. “For him [Massa], psychologically, it was very hard. If he were to succeed then he would claim the title for that year. Wolff said: “I don’t think he has a case, to be honest.

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