Romain Grosjean's already lousy Singapore weekend went from bad to worse on Sunday with a brake-by-wire issue leaving the Frenchman's Haas stranded in its garage, unable to start the race.
The Haas team tried its best to resolve the connection issue in time but to no avail, unfortunately.
"The guys did their best and at this stage we don't exactly know what the problem is," said Grosjean.
"I just lost the brakes but we don't know why. It's difficult because the whole team worked incredibly hard to repair the car after yesterday's damage, and we didn't even make it to the grid.
Following his crash yesterday at Turn 2 in Q2 - his second of the weekend - Grosjean believed things could not get worse, but obviously they did. His sights are now set on Malaysia in two weeks.
"Sepang is a more traditional track and one which should suit us better. We'll be able to better evaluate the updates we brought here, and hopefully achieve a better result."