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  • Singapore GP Press Release -2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX FERNANDO'S 'GOOD SATURDAY' SETS UP A THRILLING SUNDAY
    lap Alonso went on I didn t know if it was good enough for pole second or fourth but I think we got 100 per cent out of the car today Second on the grid is the man who had emerged as favourite from pole after a brilliant run through practice Red Bull Racing s Sebastian Vettel Quickest in the final free practice session the 23 year old German was denied what would have been his eighth pole of the year by what he called a pretty messy qualifying Vettel brushed the wall at Turn 13 in his last attempt to oust Alonso and was unable to recover from that moment We never really got into the rhythm we were always a little bit in traffic just didn t put it into one lap as I did in practice he added Last year s pole position man and race winner Lewis Hamilton starts third for McLaren but remains confident of erasing the five point gap between himself and World Championship leader Mark Webber I think we had a little bit more in the car but it was tricky out there making sure you found the gap said the 2008 World Champion I can t really complain I m on the clean side of the grid we ve had the best starts for quite some time and so that should put us in a good position for tomorrow Hamilton has his teammate Jenson Button alongside him on the grid while Webber s Red Bull starts from fifth the top five title contenders filling the top five spots in the starting line up Before the tense qualifying hour began fans flocked to the Padang the entertainment hub of the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX to watch Italian performance group Studio

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=67 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -VETTEL SETS PACE ON BIG DAY ONE AT 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    sessions on the 5 073 street circuit more than four tenths of a second clear of their nearest rivals the three other drivers in contention for the title this year With a damp but trying track giving the teams food for thought in the opening session free practice two often a fairly routine affair turned into one of the liveliest seen this season so far First the 2008 Singapore winner Fernando Alonso of Ferrari then World Champion Jenson Button in the number one McLaren topped the times until Vettel raised his game in the middle part of the session Needing a strong result here to keep his title hopes alive Vettel stamped his authority on proceedings with a mid session time of 1 minute 46 660 seconds that never came under serious threat No other driver could break the 1 47 barrier Championship leader Webber coming closest with a lap in 1 47 287 Button and 2009 Singapore winner Lewis Hamilton were third and fifth respectively for McLaren sandwiching Alonso s Ferrari which stopped out on track just as he was threatening to mount a challenge It doesn t mean so much to be P1 today as it s only practice and there are no points available but it s still good to be on top and we have good pace said Vettel The weather may bring a surprise though The rain that had earlier threatened to dampen proceedings swept through soon after the 25 minute qualifying session for this weekend s two Formula BMW Pacific races a category that has enjoyed rare success in schooling young drivers for the transition to top flight competition Eurointernational s Daniil Kyvat continued a Singapore tradition of guest drivers taking pole when the 16 year old Russian fired in a final lap of

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=66 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -'Sell-out' sign goes up for 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    secondary ticket selling and will be released for sale at 14 00 hours on Friday September 24 at major gates and at the main ticket sales centre at the Raffles City Convention Centre RCCC at Level 4 The breakdown of available ticket categories is as follows Turn 2 Grandstand available at Gate Ticket Booths 1 3 4 5 6 7 and 10 and RCCC Stamford Grandstand available at Gate Ticket Booths 3 4 5 6 7 and RCCC Padang Grandstand available at Gate Ticket Booths 3 4 5 6 7 and RCCC Bay Grandstand available at Gate Ticket Booths 3 4 5 6 7 and RCCC Friday and Saturday Walkabout available for sale at Gate Ticket Booths 3 and 7 and RCCC Michael Roche Executive Director of Singapore GP Pte Ltd said We are delighted to see in our third year such a positive enthusiastic and overwhelming response to the total offering of Paddock Club hospitality suites grandstands and walkabout tickets Fans of the event at all price levels have come back and endorsed what we hoped would be another great year in the history of the Singapore Grand Prix Overseas interest has significantly surpassed last year s and local

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=65 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Singapore GP Releases Marina Pit Grandstand to Meet Strong Demand in Zone 1
    racing along the Pit Straight as they approach Turn 1 as well as a close up look at the cars as they prepare to exit the Pit Lane With limited inventory available in the Marina Pit Grandstand organisers expect the 398 passes available per day to sell out fast The three day ticket is priced at S 1 288 Of the only two other grandstands still available in Zone 1 the Turn 1 and Turn 2 Grandstands are close to selling out Pit Grandstand Republic Turn 3 Grandstand Esplanade Waterfront Grandstand Connaught Grandstand 3 Day Zone 4 Walkabout and Premier Walkabout are all sold out As with all other three day grandstand and walkabout passes Marina Pit Grandstand ticketholders can access the LG Live at 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX stage where headliners Mariah Carey Missy Elliot Adam Lambert and Daughtry will be performing The Marina Pit Grandstand is just a stone s throw away from the Chippendales clustered area only accessible to Zone 1 ticketholders aged 18 and above This entertainment tent is adjoined to a premium wine bar The Vine and Hard Rock Café so patrons can enjoy a drink or grab a snack in addition

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=64 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Singapore GP Revs Up The Race Weekend With Interactive Workshops at the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    stage setup with obstacles half pipe ramps high slopes and fire spectaculars against the stunning backdrop of Singapore s Marina Bay skyline All ticketholders and trials bike enthusiasts can now win a behind the scenes tour and stunt demonstration workshop with two of the world s best professional trials bike extremists Jack Field and Julien Dupont For the first time the two bike professional will team up and present a workshop outlining the tricks of the trade balancing techniques stunt biking and proper bike and gear preparation for stunts 25 lucky patrons will get a first hand learning experience complete with a chance to get autographs and photos with the stunt bikers at the Circuit Park on 25 September 2010 To participate ticketholders need to register their ticket transaction number listed on the confirmation email or receipt on the official Singapore GP website www singaporegp sg Applications for this draw will close on 15 September 2010 Only Bay Grandstand patrons can exclusively catch the freestyle trials bikes show on all three days with their three day pass priced at S 298 The bike show is not available to other ticketholders CHALK ARTIST TRACY LEE STUM Bringing street painting to a new paradigm is Tracy Lee Stum one of the world s top chalk artists The holder of a Guinness World Record for the largest street painting by an individual Tracy is able to draw three dimensional scenes that look incredibly lifelike on pavements and public roads Ticketholders in Zone 4 will be able to watch firsthand the creation of her masterpiece from Friday to Sunday of the race weekend 24th to 26th September 2010 Tracy will also be partnering a local arts institute to organise a series of 3D street painting workshops from the 24 to 26 September 2010 Led

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=63 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Singapore GP Announces Michelin Celebrity Chef for the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX Paddock Club
    addition to the free flow of premium wines signature cocktails and extensive dining options available in the individual Paddock Club suites Jean Georges Vongerichten is no stranger to the world of fine dining and regularly evokes bursts of euphoric sentiments such as His food took my breath away from food critics and devoted fans across the world With a global empire of award winning restaurants under his belt Chef Jean Georges has entertained numerous luminaries including New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki moon and former U S President Bill Clinton Applauded as a pioneer of modern cooking one of his many notable establishments includes the Jean Georges restaurant which has been awarded three stars by the Michelin Guide and four stars by the New York Times Some of Jean Georges innovative creations which will be served at the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX include Rice Cracker Crusted Tuna with Citrus Sriracha Emulsion Black Truffle and Fontina Cheese Pizza Organic Egg Yolk Caviar and Dill Foie Gras Brulee Pistachio and Pickled Dried Cherries as well as Warm Vahlrona Chocolate Cake served with Vanilla Ice Cream Last year s celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa received rave reviews amongst our Paddock Club patrons and we were encouraged to introduce thereafter only the most pre eminent chefs who could devise menus befitting an elite group of discerning customers said Colin Syn Deputy Chairman Singapore GP We are thrilled to be working with Jean Georges this year and are confident that his Michelin touch will gratify the most punctilious taste buds To ensure a consistently first rate hospitality experience local chefs will be working alongside Chef Jean Georges and will be travelling to New York to train in his award winning restaurants In addition Jean Georges will travel

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=62 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Additional Categories of Tickets Now Sold Out for the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    With just four weeks to the night race sale of the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX tickets continue at a brisk pace with six out of 12 ticket categories now sold out The Pit Grandstand and Esplanade Waterfront Grandstand are now sold out in addition to the previously announced sell out of Republic Turn 3 Grandstand Connaught Grandstand 3 Day Zone 4 Walkabout and Premier Walkabout In addition the Turn 1 Turn 2 and Stamford Grandstands are selling fast and have only limited availability All three day grandstand ticketholders and walkabout patrons can access the LG Live at 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX stage where headliners Mariah Carey Missy Elliot Adam Lambert and Daughtry will be performing Three day Grandstand passes start at S 298 for a Bay Grandstand to 1 288 for a Turn 1 or 2 Grandstand Fans can also purchase a single day Zone 4 walkabout ticket priced at 38 Friday 108 Saturday and 128 Sunday to catch the wide repertoire of acts and the headliners at the LG Live at 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX from 24 to 26 September 2010 The stage is located within Zone 4 at the

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=61 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Over 90% of Hospitality Offerings Taken Up at the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    complete suite there are also shared suites where patrons have the option of entertaining guests at their own tables as part of a larger suite For shared suites there are still limited tables available at Pit Straight Club and Stamford Green Room Suite facilities are built on top of the Pit Turns and Stamford Grandstands and offer guests an excellent vantage point of the thrilling race action around the Marina Bay Street Circuit Along with a five star menu unparalleled hospitality services an expanded entertainment line up around the circuit park and more enhancements for this year these suite facilities remain the most popular on the Grand Prix calendar The Formula One Paddock Club has experienced strong support from the race teams and corporations with only limited tables still available in selected shared suites Whether you are looking to experience our enhanced Green Room the unparalleled view from the Sky Suites or the luxury of the Paddock Club our facilities have one thing in common All offer great opportunities to entertain reward and engage key clients and partners More than 80 of our suite customers are returning this year and it is a great testament to the unique benefits our

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=60 (2012-12-22)
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