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  • Singapore GP Press Release -LEAVE THE UMBRELLA AT HOME, AND DO YOUR BIT FOR CHARITY
    be opened in the grandstands Wearing a rain poncho will also make the race more enjoyable as both hands will be kept free Once spectators are inside the Circuit Park after clearing the security checks they can purchase the Survival Kit from the Red Cross and St John members who will be dressed in their respective uniforms As these volunteers will be carrying around cash boxes that are sealed the exact amount of cash would be appreciated as it is not possible for change to be given back On behalf of the Singapore Red Cross Society and St John Ambulance Singapore Singapore GP would like to thank the public for their generosity in helping others as well as their support for this inaugural race About 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix The inaugural 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix will take place on 28 September 2008 on a street circuit of public roads around the Marina Bay area The race is Formula One s first to be held at night and is their first street race in Asia About Singapore GP Pte Ltd Singapore GP Pte Ltd is the race promoter for the 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix It holds five year renewable rights to stage the Singapore Grand Prix beginning with the 2008 Season The company is a partnership between Komoco Motors Pte Ltd and regional events company Lushington Entertainments via its parent company Reef Enterprises About Singapore Red Cross Society Singapore Red Cross SRC www redcross org sg is dedicated to protecting human life and dignity relieving human suffering and responding to emergencies regardless of race creed religion or political beliefs The SRC runs a range of services benefiting the vulnerable in our community including the Red Cross Home for the Disabled which provides

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=18 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -TIMETABLE FOR THE 2008 FORMULA 1™ SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX WEEKEND
    run from 1900hrs with the qualifying session starting at 2200hrs The final race on Sunday remains at 2000hrs On top of the Formula One races spectators can also catch three other races from about 1500hrs daily namely the Aston Martin Asia Cup Formula BMW Pacific and Porsche Carrera Cup Asia A new addition to the weekend schedule is the introduction of a fourth activity the Fiat 500 Charity Challenge Further details will be released shortly Twenty five 25 vintage and classic cars from the Malaysia Singapore Vintage Car Register has also been confirmed for the Drivers Parade on Sunday an important part of the Formula One tradition where the race drivers will be driven around the circuit before the start of the race The lead car will be a 1926 Rolls Royce Connaught Tourer that arrived in Singapore on 25th June 1926 and has remained in the region for the last 82 years On the ticketing front of the 100 000 tickets available per day less than 1 000 three day grandstand tickets are now left with all walkabout tickets completely sold out Limited seats are currently available at the following grandstands Turn 1 Turn 2 Padang Esplanade Premier Singapore Flyer and Connaught Tickets can be purchased through the official 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix website www singaporegp sg or by calling our ticketing hotline at 65 6738 6738 About 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix The inaugural 2008 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 watched the Singapore Grand

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=17 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Pre-event sales begin at selected outlets, including Changi's T2
    1 children s t shirt during the pre event sales that start today As the name implies pre event is only half of the story If you are attending the race from 26 September onwards you will find another 7 9 and 1 t shirt designs for men women and children respectively for sale exclusively at the Circuit Park This will bring the total range of t shirt designs to 14 for men 14 for women and 2 for children and serves as an exclusive bonus for those coming for the race Also available for sale right now and all the way to the race weekend are items such as beach towels can holders foldable binoculars a host of bags gym bag messenger bag shoulder bag luggage tags mugs pens teddy bears water bottles caps and Zippo lighters see Annex 2 for prices These items are produced after much thought by the designers so that spectators and race fans alike can bring home a very meaningful souvenir long after the chequered flag has been waved said Mr Teo Hock Seng chairman of Singapore GP Pte Ltd We hope that fans will wear them everywhere they go even before the race weekend arrives so that we can all generate a greater sense of buzz and excitement over this historical race added Mr Teo About 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix The inaugural 2008 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 watched the Singapore Grand Prix trackside Over 30 million TV viewers in the

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=16 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Good seats still available at selected Grandstands
    tickets available per day or 40 sold to purchasers outside of Singapore said Mr Teo Hock Seng chairman of Singapore GP Pte Ltd promoter of the world s inaugural night Formula One race Over the three day event over 300 000 spectators will get to enjoy this unique race The strong sales performance is impressive given that Singapore GP initially planned only 70 000 tickets when launched in February 2008 Though this number was subsequently increased to over 100 000 in the last few months less than 5 of tickets are still available Although the larger grandstands are already fully sold out there are still some great viewing opportunities at the Padang Connaught Singapore Flyer Turn 2 and Esplanade grandstands Walkabout tickets are also fully sold out General tickets can be purchased via the official website at www singaporegp sg or Singapore GP s appointed ticketing outlets in key markets outside of Singapore including North America Europe Australia and Asia Details of authorised distributors can also be found on the website Companies interested to purchase the last remaining corporate hospitality packages can contact the Corporate Sales Department at 65 67315900 or email hospitality singaporegp sg About 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix The inaugural 2008 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 watched the Singapore Grand Prix trackside Over 30 million TV viewers in the five main European markets of France Germany Italy Spain and the UK are estimated to have watched the live coverage of the race About Singapore GP Pte

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=15 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -New circuit map shows revisions to corner numbers. Additional grandstands meet continuing demand, over 92% of tickets sold.
    In just five months over 92 of the tickets to the 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix have been sold With less than 90 days to the race the demand remains so strong that race promoter Singapore GP Pte Ltd will be releasing an additional 1600 grandstand seats on Friday 4 July 2008 The Singapore Flyer Premier Grandstand will be converted to a conventional grandstand In addition there will also be a new 1100 seat Connaught Grandstand on Esplanade Drive opposite the Esplanade Three day passes for these grandstands are priced at S 698 and offer a great view of the action although they will not have access to giant screens Singapore GP will also be adding an additional 500 seats to the existing Turn 2 Grandstand so that it now links to the Turn 1 Grandstand The new seats are priced at S 1388 the same as all grandstands in the Northern Loop Due to the high take up rate of the walkabout tickets the City Hall Steps previously identified as a potential grandstand location will instead accommodate viewing platforms for walkabout ticket holders All these locations are shown on a new circuit map which will be made available to all ticket holders as well as being featured on the official website www singaporegp sg With the new additional grandstand a total of 84 600 three day walkabout and grandstand passes will have been released plus 13 000 corporate hospitality and Paddock Club seats A further 3 000 single day walkabout passes brings the total capacity per day to 100 600 The Stamford Raffles Marina and Esplanade Waterfront grandstands are now sold out Turn 3 Bay and the Pit grandstands have only single seat availability However seats are still available at Turn 1 Turn 2 Padang Singapore Flyer

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=14 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -82% of tickets for the 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix sold, but good seats still available
    the total 13 000 corporate hospitality and Paddock Club seats Of these the Stamford Raffles and Marina grandstands are sold out while Turn 2 Turn 3 and the Esplanade Waterfront grandstands have very limited or single seat availability However there are still a number of good seats available in the remaining grandstands namely the Pit Turn 1 Padang Bay grandstands and the newly released Esplanade Steps and Singapore Flyer Promenade Premier Grandstands General tickets can be purchased via the official website www singaporegp sg ticket sales hotline 65 6738 6738 or via the OmniTicket counters around the island About 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix The inaugural 2008 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 watched the Singapore Grand Prix trackside Over 30 million TV viewers in the five main European markets of France Germany Italy Spain and the UK are estimated to have watched the live coverage of the race About

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=13 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Singapore GP launches single-day walkabout tickets for the 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix Singapore
    number of bleachers located along some of the prime trackside viewing locations around the walkabout areas Apart from the numerous food beverage and entertainment outlets that can be found all over the circuit park spectators will also enjoy selected outlets at the Esplanade and the Singapore Flyer Please refer to the attached for specific walkabout areas General walkabout ticket holders can walk around the entire circuit park except into the Northern Loop which includes the Paddock Pit Building Pit Grandstands and Turns 1 2 and 3 and restricted areas safety and technical zones As the title sponsor of the race SingTel is offering its customers the advantage of purchasing the single day walkabout tickets from the 23rd to 25th April 2008 before they are officially released for general sale Subscribers will need to produce their recent SingTel bill or SingTel mobile phone as proof before purchase Additional details will be announced in a press conference organised by SingTel on 22 April 2008 Tickets can be purchased in the following ways Via the official website www singaporegp sg from 26 April 2008 Via the dedicated ticket sales hotline on 65 6738 6738 from 26 April 2008 The call centre is open from 1000 to 2000 hours Monday to Friday and from noon to 1800 hours on weekends Via OmniTicket Network the exclusive ticket distributor for the 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix OmniTicket counters are located at Forum the Shopping Mall Information Service Level 2 Marina Square Customer Service Desk Level 2 and Singapore Visitor s Centre Orchard OmniTicket counters open from 1000 to 2000 hours daily Via dedicated 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix sales counters at Singapore Post offices all over the island Please note that the exclusive tickets for SingTel customers 23 to 25 April 2008

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=12 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Hi-tech electronic 'DigiFlag' displays will enhance night-time safety
    around the track Controlled by hand held panels operated by officials at each marshals post they will complement the traditional flag signals In addition the race director will have an overview of the warnings being displayed around the entire circuit allowing more centralised and more efficient communication of warnings to drivers The announcement of the new DigiFlag technology follows a successful week long demonstration of the lighting units that will make history when Singapore hosts the world s first night race on the FORMULA 1 calendar A mock up of sixteen lighting projectors was set up for a week from 29 March 2008 on a 64 metre stretch of St Andrew s Road in front of the Padang which in September will see the cars reaching up to 260 km h In addition to allowing members of the public to view the lighting infrastructure the mock up gave an insight to the operation of the systems in all weather conditions By September the entire track will be fitted with nearly 1 500 lighting projectors which will be powered by 12 twin power generators The bespoke state of the art lighting system consists of pylons and footing system supplied by Singapore contractors projectors by Philips and aluminium trusses from Italy An overall average of about 3000lux level is required to illuminate the circuit which is enough to meet High Definition television broadcast standards As a result the track will be almost four times brighter than a typical stadium The demonstration also revealed that the lighting projectors are designed in such a way as to avoid glare to spectators as well as to ensure the safety of drivers during the race The live demonstration of the lighting system is the latest milestone as Singapore prepares for race day in September Installation of

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=11 (2012-12-22)
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