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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Zone 1 and Premier Walkabout ticketholders now enjoy an enhanced experience at the Marina Bay Street Circuit
    access to the Singapore Flyer grounds The partnership with Singapore Flyer allows grandstand and hospitality suite ticketholders at the Pit Turn 1 Turn 2 and Republic Turn 3 Grandstands as well as Formula One Paddock Club and Premier Walkabout spectators unlimited rides subject to capacity on the giant observation wheel Paddock Club and hospitality suite guests will have dedicated express lanes to board the Singapore Flyer which offers a unique vantage point of the Marina Bay Street Circuit some 165 meters above the track The new integrated layout further enables Zone 1 ticketholders to better explore the Circuit Park which has also been expanded to include the Double Helix Bridge this year The new Double Helix Bridge offers a fantastic panoramic view of the city skyline and selected sections of the track For added convenience a new gate exclusively for Zone 1 ticket holders including Premier Walkabout will be installed on the 280 meter long pedestrian bridge linking the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort to the Circuit Park To further enhance the spectator s experience Singapore GP will be incorporating live entertainment at the Singapore Flyer premises such as the outdoor amphitheatre as well as bleachers at strategic locations along

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=50 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Singapore GP gives 25 early bird buyers yet another reason to buy their tickets before 1 May 2010
    May 1st Singapore GP has specially reserved for 25 lucky ticketholders the chance to win a pair of tickets to see their favourite FORMULA ONE drivers up close at an exclusive Driver Autograph Session Fans who purchase or have already purchased their tickets during the early bird phase 1 March to 30 April enjoy up to 17 savings on ticket prices sold in the regular phase which starts on 1 May 2010 To participate early bird ticketholders just need to register their ticket transaction number listed on the confirmation email or receipt on the official Singapore GP website www singaporegp sg Tickets bought through Singapore GP s official agents will automatically be entered into the draw 25 winners from the ballot will be notified by email and will receive a pair of tickets to the autograph session and an exclusive pre event cocktail reception Applications for this draw will close on 1 May 2010 11 59pm Singapore time About the FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX Singapore has successfully hosted the only night race in Grand Prix history and Asia s only street race on the FORMULA ONE calendar on a street circuit of public roads in downtown Singapore for

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=49 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -MORE RACE OFFICIALS TO RETURN TO THE TRACK FOR 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    night race with the new recruits who will be joining the race officials fraternity The success of 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX will only be made possible with the support of these volunteers who have committed their time and energy to be part of this significant event said Kenneth Hui Chief of Sports Facilities Group Singapore Sports Council Major motorsport events such as the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX provides race officials in Singapore with the opportunity to continuously hone their skills and build on their experience of being part of a world class race As we look towards hosting more motorsport events in Singapore there is a need to develop capabilities of motorsports technical officials to support this growing industry As such we are looking at engaging more local officials to take on pivotal roles for this year s race added Mr Hui Despite the steep learning curve over the past two races the volunteer race officials did Singapore proud with their dedication professionalism and passion This is definitely an exciting year for the marshals with new rules new teams the return of world champions on the grid and for the first time a Singapore led marshal contingent that will run the show The fact that many of the marshals are returning and we ve received more applications than ever highlights the increased interest in the FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX said Colin Syn Deputy Chairman Singapore GP Pte Ltd The 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPOE GRAND PRIX will see the return of some of motorsports seasoned race officials Gabriel Tan Manager FORMULA ONE Department Singapore Sports Council will once again be taking on the mantle as Clerk of the Course in this year s instalment of FORMULA ONE s only night race Joining him at the helm once again will be Michael Gray as the Secretary of the Meeting Dr Kelvin Chew as the Chief Medical Officer and Janette Tan as the Chief Marshal In preparation for this year s race some of the senior race officials will be involved in several training stints in Australia Their first stop will be the 2010 Clipsal500 V8 Supercar Race Meet in Adelaide Australia followed by the Melbourne 2010 FORMULA 1 QANTAS AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX in late March and SKYCITY Triple Crown Darwin V8 Supercars Race Meet in June About Singapore Sports Council Formed in 1973 the Singapore Sports Council SSC is tasked with developing a holistic sports culture for the nation The SSC creates opportunities for people to excel in sports opportunities for people to be engaged in sports as coaches officials volunteers or fans and opportunities for people to do business in sports as sponsors and investors The SSC has changed the way Singaporeans view and participate in sports Through sports we now have an enhanced national identity thanks to our sports participation programmes greater national pride as a result of high performance results at international and regional games and more diversified economic stability

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=48 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX TICKET SALES START TODAY
    S 168 for a Zone 4 Walkabout ticket to S 1 088 for a Pit or Turns Grandstand ticket The early bird offers an average saving of approximately 15 In addition a new three day Premier Walkabout ticket has been launched to allow fans access to Zone 1 and the rest of the circuit park Existing Zone 4 Walkabout tickets continue to provide fans the same access as 2009 Single day Zone 4 Walkabout tickets will be introduced at a later stage Across all grandstand and walkabout categories ticket prices have been lowered or remain the same as last year 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX tickets can be purchased online www singaporegp sg via the ticketing hotline 65 6738 6738 or at SISTIC and selected SingPost outlets These season passes include a separate ticket for each day About the FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX Singapore has successfully hosted the only night race in Grand Prix history and Asia s only street race on the FORMULA ONE calendar on a street circuit of public roads in downtown Singapore for two years since the inaugural race in 2008 The 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX with its signature

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=47 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX LANDMARK CELEBRATES 100 YEARS
    12 March 1910 It was built to allow heavy transport including horse and ox carts to cross between the government administrative area on the northern bank and the commercial district now Raffles Place on the southern bank of the Singapore River It remains an iconic link today connecting the financial district to downtown Singapore Bridging the old and new The Anderson Bridge where Formula One cars reach speeds of about 200km h is one of a number of features around the Marina Bay Street Circuit that links Singapore s past history with its exciting modern skyline Other heritage buildings include the former Supreme Court and City Hall the Fullerton Hotel formerly the Post Office building as well as the Arts House While Singapore s heritage buildings form one aspect of the Grand Prix backdrop this year s race will also see new additions to the skyline Close to Turn 18 in the closing stages of the lap an eye catching vehicular and pedestrian bridge the Double Helix is in the final phase of construction The Double Helix s spectacular spirals of stainless steel links the upcoming integrated resort Marina Bay Sands to the trackside area near the Bay Grandstand This new hotel and casino complex as well as the three additional subway stations which lead to the circuit park will open ahead of the race making it more convenient for spectators to get to the circuit While other destinations require expensive car rentals or lengthy coach journeys to reach the track the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX is literally on many doorsteps About the FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX Singapore has successfully hosted the only night race in Grand Prix history and Asia s only street race on the FORMULA ONE calendar on a street circuit of

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=46 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -SINGAPORE GP ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF TICKETS FOR 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    can make significant savings by planning early said Mr Teo Hock Seng Chairman of Singapore GP Pte Ltd SGP As a non permanent build to order circuit last minute additions to the infrastructure and manpower incur considerable additional expenditure It s only fair that our customers benefit from the savings we can obtain when we order the necessary facilities earlier Five grandstand ticket prices lowered compared to last year Following feedback from last year s ticketholders Singapore GP has worked hard to ensure that the top end grandstand tickets are more price accessible Working closely with key partners Singapore GP has been able to leverage cost savings and pass on 14 savings to fans for the Pit Grandstand and 8 for Turns 1 and 2 The Stamford and Connaught Grandstands offer 11 and 19 savings respectively We will continue to build on the success of the last two years and remain committed to keeping prices affordable while improving the content to ensure that the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX remains one of the must attend events on the FORMULA ONE calendar added Mr Teo Remaining grandstands and Zone 4 Walkabout tickets held at 2009 prices The Bay Padang Turn 3 and Esplanade Waterfront Grandstands as well as Zone 4 Walkabout tickets have been held at 2009 price levels New category of walkabout tickets offer access to Zone 1 Responding to feedback Singapore GP will for the first time release a walkabout ticket that allows fans access to Zone 1 This new category of three day tickets the Premier Walkabout allows fans for example to watch the action along Republic Boulevard where the cars approach the sweeping right hander at Turn 5 At Turns 22 and 23 spectators can see first hand drivers entering the pit lane or heading towards the chequered flag Zone 1 will be equipped with specially designed bleachers to maximise viewing opportunities Premier Walkabout ticketholders also have access to the entertainment offerings in the rest of the Circuit Park Enhancements for Zone 4 Walkabout ticketholders The existing Zone 4 Walkabout tickets continue to provide fans the same access as 2009 This year facilities have been improved to include additional viewing bleachers and more screens to enhance the overall experience 5 000 single day Zone 4 Walkabout tickets to be released later This year single day tickets for the Zone 4 Walkabout will only be introduced once the entertainment offerings have been announced for each day As the Circuit Park initial entertainment line up will only be confirmed in the coming months fans who want to catch the performances on specific days can then choose to visit when their favourite artistes are performing Although single day walkabout prices are not yet released it is expected that three day tickets will offer at least 25 savings over individual day tickets The 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX will see a fresh line up of drivers new race teams and the highly anticipated return of FORMULA ONE

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=45 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -ENHANCED HOSPITALITY OFFERINGS AT THE 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    One Paddock ClubTM is already one the most innovative on the Grand Prix calendar The introduction of world renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa last year set a new benchmark and highlights Singapore GP s commitment to constantly evolve and enhance the corporate customer s experience Singapore GP will be announcing the appointed celebrity chef for the 2010 event shortly A three day pass for the Formula One Paddock ClubTM costs S 8 000 The Suite facilities built on top of the Pit Turns and Stamford Grandstands at the Marina Bay Street Circuit offer guests an excellent vantage point five star cuisine as well as unmatched hospitality services Three day passes range from S 5 000 to 7 000 per person The Green Room concept launched last year has seen considerable enhancements to the food and beverage offerings for 2010 The package now includes champagne and an enhanced meal service With these additions the price has risen slightly by 3 to S 3 500 Having successfully staged our event for the past two years we have a much better understanding of how different clients use their suites The keyword is flexibility We have evolved from a more rigid approach to a system where each client can individually customise their guest s experience We work with each client to ensure they can extract the maximum value from the unique environment that the Singapore Grand Prix offers said Mr Darren Chen Director of Corporate Sales at Singapore GP Pte Ltd SGP See Annex 1 for a full list of enhancements to the 2010 corporate hospitality offerings The FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX has one of the largest and most respected corporate entertainment programmes on the Formula OneTM calendar with 10 000 places per day on offer around the circuit park We take customer

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=44 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Opening of Three New Train Stations Offers Even Greater Access to the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    2010 serve the major gates and allow spectators even greater accessibility to virtually every zone in the circuit park There are now a total of five stations directly serving the event each offering convenient access to and from city centre or downtown hotels and nearby shopping and entertainment centres The three new stations Nicoll Highway Promenade and Esplanade are all less than six minutes walk from the major entrances of the circuit park For example fans can alight at the new Promenade station and walk to Gate 2 in just two minutes To access Gate 1 serving the Pit and Turn s Grandstands it is a short five minute walk from the new Nicoll Highway station As some roads linking commuters to the circuit park are closed during the race week providing convenient public transport to the event is crucial Now that spectators travelling time is even further reduced they will be able to spend more time enjoying all the activities at our signature night race said Mr Teo Hock Seng Chairman of Singapore GP Pte Ltd SGP About the FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX Singapore has successfully hosted the only night race in Grand Prix history and Asia

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=43 (2012-12-22)
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