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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Live Demonstration of the 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix Lighting System
    Promenade at the National Day Parade seating gallery The rest of the road works such as the construction of a new track section in front of the pit building and the construction of a service road and tunnel to the pit building are expected to be completed by end May Mr Lim Neo Chian Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive at the Singapore Tourism Board who chairs the FORMULA 1 Working Committee noted the project s steady progress Preparations for the race are in full swing and we are on schedule to stage the inaugural 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix While we ve still some way to go works are progressing smoothly The anticipation is building in Singapore with an exciting line up of lifestyle events being organised to enhance the visitor experience during the race period We look forward to welcoming visitors to Singapore to enjoy our unique race and other festivities The Singapore GP Season 20 September to 5 October 2008 features a number of quality lifestyle events surrounding the FORMULA 1 race Besides the Singapore River Festival 19 to 28 Sept the FORMULA 1 The Great Design Race 25 Aug to 2 Oct at the National Museum of Singapore the Singapore Biennale 11 Sept to 16 Nov and the Singapore Motorshow 2008 26 Sept to 5 Oct at Suntec Singapore which were previously announced other highlights include Singapore is one of just five FORMULA 1 race destinations selected to host the Amber Lounge party 27 to 28 Sept at the Conrad Centennial Singapore This premium event attracts race drivers team principals team sponsors and international celebrities The Hefner Collection Chinese Contemporary Oil Paintings 1 to 28 Sept at the National Museum of Singapore will be the first time that the private collection regarded as one of the world s most important collections of its kind will be on public display The Bvlgari Watch Exhibition 2008 18 to 28 Sept at the Paragon features more than 100 exquisitely crafted timepieces by the luxury brand on show and for sale including limited edition timepieces created exclusively for this event and The Diana Krall Live in Concert 26 Sept 2008 at the Marina at Keppel Bay kicks off the Asian tour for the world s best selling jazz artist 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 will be the first held at night in FORMULA 1 history and is the first street race in Asia About Singapore GP Pte Ltd Singapore GP Pte Ltd is the race promoter for the 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 and regional events company Lushington Entertainments via its parent company Reef Enterprises About the Singapore Tourism Board

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=10 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Additional grandstand seats to be released for 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix
    St Andrew s Road straight set against the backdrop of the historic City Hall and Old Supreme Court building An additional grandstand located on the City Hall Steps will be released later this month once the configurations and placement are confirmed This grandstand will seat approximately 1000 people and tickets will cost S 498 for a three day pass The exact launch date will be announced shortly Details of one day walkabout passes as well as the launch of Premier Grandstands at the Esplanade and Singapore Flyer will also be released later this month Premier Grandstands will include hospitality in the price and are intended primarily for corporate entertaining Tickets and Passes can be purchased in the following ways Via the official website www singaporegp sg Via the dedicated ticket hotline on 65 6738 6738 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 will be located at Forum Shopping Centre Marina Square Shopping Centre and Singapore Visitors Centre at Orchard Road 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 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

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=9 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Singapore GP launches Phase One of General Ticket sales on 14 February 2008
    ticketing outlets and distributors in key markets outside of Singapore including North America Europe Australia and Asia A list of appointed agents can be found on our website www singaporegp sg from 14 February Weekend and single day passes may be released in the future subject to available inventory after the sale of three day passes Annex A 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix General 3 Day Pass Pricing 26 28 September 2008 3 Day Passes Price SGD Location Description Pit Grandstand 1 388 Opposite Pit Building overlooking Pit Straight From your strategic position on the premier grandstand you will enjoy unrivalled views down the Pit Straight as well as right into the Pit Lane Enjoy the sights and sounds of the cars passing at speeds of up to 300km h whilst marveling at the teamwork and precision on display in the team garages Turns 1 2 and 3 Grandstands 1 388 In front of the main FORMULA 1 Village These Grandstands are located along the first 3 sets of turns making them real racer s seats Witness firsthand the exhilaration of cars hitting the maximum rate braking from over 280km h down to about 130km h being careful to control wheel locking as the driver downshifts for the series of turns ahead Stamford Grandstand 998 Opposite One Raffles Link along Nicoll Highway Twice the excitement for those who can t get enough of the action you will enjoy views of the cars twice as they come round again in the second half of the lap Spectators to the left of the grandstand will get to see the cars exiting Turn 7 potentially one of the best overtaking opportunities Here the cars brake from over 300km h down to 110km h for the second gear left hander onto the Nicoll Highway briefly accelerating back up to 200km h before taking the 2nd gear right hander With the right seats spectators will get double the dose of adrenaline as you can catch sight of another fantastic overtaking opportunity when the cars exit Esplanade Drive braking hard for the right hander to Raffles Avenue Raffles Grandstand 698 Adjacent to One Raffles Link along Nicoll Highway Spectators will see the cars brake from over 300km h down to 110km h for the second gear left hander onto the Nicoll Highway briefly accelerating back up to 200km h before tackling the tight 2nd gear right hander With some seats spectators will get double the dose of adrenaline as you catch sight of the cars exit the Esplanade Drive before braking hard for the right hander past the Esplanade offering another great overtaking opportunity Note No access to giant screen at this location Marina Grandstand 698 Along Raffles Avenue Spectators will see the cars brake from over 230km h down to 100km h as they pass the Marina Grandstand along the Raffles Avenue for the second gear right hander towards the Marina Waterfront Esplanade Waterfront Grandstand 498 Adjacent to the Bay Grandstand and the

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=8 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Timetable set for first-ever night race in FORMULA 1™ history
    Saturday and the second Friday practice session will also run after sunset In order allow the drivers to become accustomed to the new track the first practice on Friday 26 September will take place from 1600 1730 hours before the second session is run after dark from 2000 2130 hours The final FORMULA 1 practice session on Saturday will run from 1700 1800 hours with the qualifying sessions starting after sunset at 2000 hours Further announcements will shortly confirm the timings of the Aston Martin Asia Cup FORMULA BMW Pacific and Porsche Carrera Cup Asia support races The biggest sports event the Republic has ever hosted to date the inaugural 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix is already on its way to being a sell out success Over 70 of the corporate hospitality packages have now been sold including all the Sky Suites at the Pit Grandstand Pit Exit and Turns 1 and 2 in addition to the Club Suites at the Pit Entry Sales of three day passes including both grandstand seats and general access will be released for sale shortly after Chinese New Year All interested parties are encouraged to visit the official Singapore GP website www singaporegp sg for more details and to register their interest 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

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=7 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Corporate Hospitality Packages for the 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix Sold Out in Many Key Locations.
    tickets for the Paddock Club has been snapped up by the teams and major corporations eager to entertain their valued clients at one of the most anticipated races in the FORMULA 1 calendar The corporations cover a wide spectrum of sectors including banking finance legal lifestyle maritime and construction Final preparations are underway to launch the public sale of the 65 000 grandstand and general admission tickets The release date will be announced shortly A three day pass for grandstand seating is expected to start from approximately S 275 These passes will include a separate ticket for each race day at a special package price with significant savings over buying individual day tickets A three day pass can be used by three different people over the three days however tickets will not be interchangeable on the same day OmniTicket Network a leading provider of admission and venue management systems have been appointed by Singapore GP as the exclusive ticket distributor for the 2008 FORMULA 1 Singapore Grand Prix For more details visit www singaporegp sg All interested companies should approach Singapore GP Pte Ltd directly to purchase corporate hospitality packages No third party has been appointed to sell corporate hospitality packages only Singapore GP has the rights to offer official packages within the circuit park and reserves the right to deny entry to any unauthorised ticket holders To purchase the packages please call the Corporate Sales Department at 65 6731 5900 or email your contact details to 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

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=6 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix roadshow comes to Clarke Quay
    of Singapore s maiden FORMULA 1 race on 28 September 2008 Besides the Ferrari showcar by Shell that will be on display the roadshow will also feature a series of interactive stations to enthral FORMULA 1 enthusiasts with multisensory experiences The display also includes a simulator that delivers the adrenaline rush of a FORMULA 1 race a game station challenging your reflex actions and educational panels on FORMULA 1 There will also be Pit Stop activities provided by Shell V Power which include the Shell Pit Stop Tyre Changing Demo where professionals have been specially flown in to provide a demonstration The public can also test their speed and skill as they attempt to refuel with perfect precision when they participate in the Shell Pit Stop Refuelling Challenge Avid memorabilia collectors can also brush up on their FORMULA 1 knowledge and stand a chance to win some coveted premiums at the interactive game shows hosted by Kosmic Film Entertainment artiste Max Loong please refer below for timings of sessions Event details for 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix Dates 24 to 27 Jan 2008 Timings Thursday Friday 7pm and 9pm Saturday Sunday 2pm and 7pm Activities Tyre Changing Demonstration

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=5 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Singapore GP opens recruitment for volunteer marshals for inaugural night race
    will cover basic marshalling knowledge protocol procedures circuit information and more Key marshals will also be sent to a number of overseas races including the 2008 FORMULA 1 Grand Prix of Australia These key officials will receive specific training and practical experience in order for them to direct a race as well as to equip them with the ability to train others Singapore GP will also be recruiting several senior medical personnel for the event Dr Carl Le the Chief Medical Officer for the 2008 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix explained The event medical service will incorporate both a spectator medical service and a dedicated Track Medical Service The Track Medical Service will include an on track medical centre and medical staff of approximately 120 personnel Besides CAMS Singapore GP will also be working closely with the Singapore Sports Council SSC as well as the Singapore Motor Sports Association SMSA in order to deliver a successful event The SSC will be providing the overall volunteer management services and the necessary human resource infrastructure to deploy and manage the volunteer marshals Besides a great sense of achievement from being a part of history the marshals will also receive a certificate of appreciation Student volunteers will also gain Community Involvement Programme points where students have to chalk up a certain number of hours of community service each year These volunteers will also be certified by the SMSA and will thus be able to participate in other motorsport events About Singapore Sports Council The Singapore Sports Council SSC is Singapore s lead agency tasked with developing sports in Singapore Our vision is to create a Sporting Singapore where Sports is a way of life SSC aims to develop sports champions and create enjoyable sporting experiences for Singapore through the three strategic thrusts

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=4 (2012-12-22)
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  • Singapore GP Press Release -Singapore GP signs partnership deal with the Singapore Flyer
    visitors to the FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix and the Singapore Flyer Under the deal both companies will jointly promote the Flyer facilities and all patrons to the race will have access to the venue The agreement is a great example of a win win deal with both parties maximising on the huge potential offered during the FORMULA 1 race weekend This is particularly important given the number of private land owners around the circuit and the deal will be a good model to use with other interested parties commented Michael Roche Executive Director of the Singapore GP David Beevers General Manager of the Singapore Flyer added Working in partnership with Singapore GP has allowed us to add great value to their race and at the same time incorporate the Singapore Flyer as a key element of the official circuit seating and activities We look forward to showcasing the Flyer to both the race going public as well as the world Given the huge infrastructure around the street circuit there is no guarantee that many of the unofficial vantage points will have unobstructed views of the race The safety fences lighting system and numerous advertising hoardings present potential obstacles for viewing from unauthorised venues on the peripherary of the track Alastair Hunt Singapore GP s Circuit Park Manager explained We are the only company with the rights to offer tickets We are actively speaking to venues around the race circuit in order to structure joint deals as we did with the Singapore Flyer to help secure unobstructed race views and maximise involvement from as many vantage points as possible 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

    Original URL path: http://web2.singaporegp.sg/media/news.php?id=3 (2012-12-22)
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