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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Last chance to buy early bird tickets for remaining categories
    pricing with discounts of between 11 to 20 Although these grandstands had recently exhausted their allocation of early bird tickets we decided to keep these remaining areas open and have one collective cut off date on July 31 As these prices offer significant savings fans will enjoy a few more days to take advantage of these offers said Michael Roche Executive Director of Singapore GP Pte Ltd Preparations or the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX is well underway with the construction at the Pit Entry and Pit Exit complete and about 60 of the installation of lighting structures complete Installation of concrete barriers and fencing has recently commenced since 13 July beginning from the Pit Straight About the FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix The inaugural FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix took place on 28 September 2008 on a street circuit of public roads around the Marina Bay area The race was the first FORMULA ONE to be held at night and the first FORMULA ONE street race in Asia Over 100 000 spectators a sell out capacity crowd and more than 110 million television viewers worldwide watched the Singapore Grand Prix The 2009 FORMULA 1 SingTel

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=34 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Action Assured - On Track and Off.
    1 and Turn 14 at the end of the Esplanade Bridge are being reprofiled and tightened to increase the potential for overtaking moves In addition the chassis developments for the 2009 season including the use of slick tyres and the possible use of KERS power boost technology by Ferrari and McLaren may lead to even more spectacular racing Much of the post race action for fans will as last year be centred in the heart of the circuit After a buzzing post race party last year at the Padang the top nightspot Zouk returns this time to the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre to present top deejays Carl Cox the godfather of UK techno and progressive tech house stalwart John Digweed There will also be additional roving artistes to tease the spectators Melbourne based Strange Fruit will take the circuit park entertainment to another level literally Perched atop 4 metre high flexible poles the troupe delivers a sublime performance bending and swaying in the air fusing theatre dance and circus acts Cie des Quidams Herbert s Dream will also woo spectators with an enchanting performance which has bewitched audiences from Bangkok to Brusells since 1997 The French artistes draped in white cloth will perform on stilts to bewitching music and slowly transform to illuminated characters set against the Singapore night time sky All of the artistes will be performing at various stages around the Circuit Park Travis will perform at Zone 4 at the Padang while the Backstreet Boys will be playing a short acoustic set on 26 September Saturday in Zone 1 close to the startline The Backstreet Boys will perform a full length set on 27 September Sunday at the Padang stage after the race Chaka Khan is scheduled to perform in Zone 1 at the Paddock Club Lifestyle stage

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=33 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -TWENTY NINE REASONS TO BOOK YOUR HOTEL STAY EARLY FOR THE 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    who book at the last minute should such discounts materialise The initiative is a result of feedback from corporate and general ticket holders of the inaugural FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX last year Elaborating on the scheme Mr Teo Hock Seng Chairman of Singapore GP said that the BRG is a win win solution for participating hotels and their customers with more hotels expected to join the scheme in the coming weeks Hotels will be able to manage their inventory better with early confirmations while visitors who want to come here to watch the race will also have a greater degree of confidence instead of having to wait and see whether there will be any last minute price deals Across the board this year hotels in Singapore are already offering room rates that are 30 50 lower than during last year s inaugural FORMULA ONE race This Best Rate Guarantee further demonstrates the commitment by Singapore hotels to provide spectators and visitors with even greater value for money during the race period this September and we look forward to more hotels joining the scheme said Ms Caroline Leong Director Hospitality Business Singapore Tourism Board STB As the specific terms and conditions differ from each hotel visitors are invited to check directly with the 29 participating hotels which range from economy to upper tier properties Information on the participating hotels as well as the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX can be found at www singaporegp sg The full list of hotels can also be found on the www visitsingapore com sgpseason hotel rates html hosted by the STB About the FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix The inaugural FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix took place on 28 September 2008 on a street circuit of public roads around

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=32 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Travis joins the list of exciting entertainers at the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    additional roving artistes to tease the spectators Melbourne based Strange Fruit will take the circuit park entertainment to another level literally Perched atop 4 metre high flexible poles the troupe delivers a sublime performance bending and swaying in the air fusing theatre dance and circus acts Cie des Quidams Herbert s Dream will also woo spectators with an enchanting performance which has bewitched audiences from Bangkok to Bruxelles since 1997 The French artistes draped in white cloth will perform on stilts to bewitching music and slowly transform to illuminated characters All of the artistes will be performing at various stages around the Circuit Park Travis is slated to perform at Zone 4 at the Padang while the Backstreet Boys will be playing a short acoustic set on 26 September Saturday in Zone 1 The Backstreet Boys will perform a full length set on 27 September Sunday at the Padang stage after the race Chaka Khan is scheduled to perform in Zone 1 at the Paddock Club Lifestyle stage and Zone 1 stage on 27 September Sunday only The full schedule of performances and artistes will be available on the official website www singaporegp sg all subject to change Early Bird Tickets Selling Fast Since the unveiling of the first wave of circuit park entertainment two weeks ago ticket sales have been proceeding steadily Early Bird tickets for Turn 2 Bay and Connaught Grandstands are now fully sold which effectively means that eight categories of Early Bird tickets are no longer available The remaining 50 of the inventory for each of these categories will now be sold at the regular price Soon to join the sold out category are the Early Bird tickets for the Stamford and Padang grandstands Currently the lowest entry price to the race remains at S 38

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=31 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -First wave of circuit park entertainment announced for 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
    and Paddock Club Lifestyle Area in Zone 1 the Floating Platform in Zone 3 as well as the Padang Stamford Esplanade Park and Esplanade Waterfront stages in Zone 4 The entertainment will start as early as 4pm with performances scheduled to end around midnight Acts will appear across multiple zones except Chaka Khan who will be exclusively appearing in the Paddock Club Lifestyle Area and the Zone 1 stage Headlined by renowned international artistes Backstreet Boys and Chaka Khan the entertainment line up includes stage performances covering genres such as World Soul Pop and Rock These also include Senegalese legend Youssou N Dour listed in Time Magazine s 100 Most Influential People who produced the classic Seven Seconds Rock Roll Hall of Fame s Mavis Staples and Filipino pop sensation Rivermaya Los Angeles culture mashers Ozomatli are also set to energise audiences across the circuit park To add to the carnival atmosphere a variety of roving performers such as local drumming troupes Wicked Aura Batucada Strikeforce and Australian visual arts group Slack Taxi will also be roaming amongst spectators for a truly memorable weekend Comedian Austin Flowers Pavarotti impersonator Tenor Roger Davy and the Brazilian Samba Girls who were such a hit with the crowd last year have also been brought back Singaporeans can also look forward to our very own local acts jazz singers Alemay Fernandez and Dawn Ho rock bands London Fog and Electrico as well as award winning record producer and songwriter Hanjin A second group of artistes will be announced in early July This first group of internationally acclaimed artistes is just the tip of the iceberg Essentially spectators will be in for a multi sensory treat Last year s eclectic mix was unique to any circuit park and was a huge success This year we

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=30 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Singapore GP adds Hollywood magic to 2009 race commercial
    Star Sports during the coverage of the Monaco Grand Prix The collaboration with Cimarron was made possible by the recent opening of Cimarron Group Asia in Singapore the international headquarters of the Los Angeles based Group Based on this year s tagline Nothing Else Comes Close the 30 second commercial showcases Singapore s largest and glitziest sporting event in a visual treat typically reserved for a major motion picture The Cimarron Group was chosen because they have the expertise to translate action and adrenaline onto the screen The creative team really understood the event and injected their signature Hollywood style feel successfully communicating the race experience in a slick 30 second commercial said Mr Jonathan Hallett Media Communications Director of Singapore GP Cimarron counts big names such as Sony Pictures Entertainment Universal Studios Hollywood and Twentieth Century Fox as their clients Some of their recent work includes producing the trailers for the blockbusters Grand Torino Twilight and Monsters vs Aliens Cimarron Group Asia is proud to work with Singapore GP to promote the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX With our Hollywood roots we are fortunate to have grown up in the entertainment capital of the world As a

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=29 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Three-day early bird walkabout tickets sold out
    S 188 Based on the current trend we expect early bird single day Walkabout tickets for both Saturday and Sunday to be sold out by the middle of next week with early bird singleday Friday Walkabout tickets anticipated to be sold out by end of the week Sales for the Bay Grandstand are also very strong with only limited early bird inventory still available This high level of interest comes on the back of strong demand for the Esplanade Waterfront Grandstand which reverted to regular pricing last week About the FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix The inaugural FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix took place on 28 September 2008 on a street circuit of public roads around the Marina Bay area The race was the first Formula One to be held at night and the first Formula One street race in Asia Over 100 000 spectators a sell out capacity crowd and more than 110 million television viewers worldwide watched the Singapore Grand Prix The 2009 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix will take place from 25 27 September 2009 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in the heart of downtown Singapore About Singapore GP Pte Ltd Singapore GP

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=28 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Continuing strong demand for early bird tickets
    on the sales trend over the last 2 days it is anticipated that the 3 day early bird Season Walkabout as well as Saturday and Sunday single day early bird Walkabout tickets will be sold out by next week Tickets for the Connaught Grandstand are also selling fast and as a result of the strong demand 750 additional seats have been introduced here The early bird release consists of up to 50 of the available inventory for each grandstand and walkabout pass Once the early bird allotment in each area is taken up the balance in the respective category will be offered at the regular 2009 rates Turn 3 Grandstand Bay Grandstand as well as the single day and three day Walkabout tickets were released for sale last Monday Fans can now opt to purchase the tickets via three channels online http tickets singaporegp sg the ticketing hotline 65 6738 6738 as well as SISTIC and SingPost outlets island wide SingTel customers can also purchase the tickets at the upcoming SingTel road show held at Suntec City Galleria Foyer from 24 to 26 April 2009 11am to 9pm Those interested to purchase 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX tickets are advised to visit the official website www singaporegp sg regularly for updates and detailed information on the various ticket categories About the FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix The inaugural FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix took place on 28 September 2008 on a street circuit of public roads around the Marina Bay area The race was the first Formula One to be held at night and the first Formula One street race in Asia Over 100 000 spectators a sell out capacity crowd and more than 110 million television viewers worldwide watched the Singapore Grand Prix The 2009

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=27 (2012-12-22)
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