- Carlos was the fastest car behind the three leading teams in the only night session before Qualifying and the race.
- The McLaren driver completed 33 laps at the Marina Bay Street Circuit on soft and medium tyres.
- He started on softs, putting 9 laps before switching to softs and setting his fastest lap (1:40.145) in a 4-lap run. It was followed by another 17 laps on the same set. He finished the session on mediums.
- The Spaniard stays cautious ahead of the weekend, since the track of Singapore changes a lot overnight from Friday to Saturday.
"It was a right start to the weekend. We finished in the Top 10 in both sessions, but we will stay alert because this track changes a lot from Friday to Saturday. Tomorrow we could find ourselves in a different circuit. Tonight we will continue working to keep going in the right direction".