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  • Nicholas Tweedy - The Mentalist (Australia)- Singapore F1 2012 Entertainment Highlights - Singapore Grand Prix
    bright lights of Las Vegas Boulevard As an entertainer Tweedy is one of the last remaining mentalists performing today After moving with his family to Japan at the tender age of five Tweedy met Hiroshi Demura who would mentor him through a 12 year apprenticeship in the performing art of mentalism Since completing his studies Nicholas has gone on to create his own unique style of performing combining traditional magic

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  • The Artifice Group (USA)- Singapore F1 2012 Entertainment Highlights - Singapore Grand Prix
    exclusive parties and private events throughout the world making objects float in mid air reading the minds of complete strangers and transforming dollar bills into live goldfish Time Out New York hails them as New York s most skilled and original tricksters and Cabinet Magazine calls them simply astonishing Amongst their celebrity fans Paul Newman lauded them as amazing Natalie Portman thinks they are incredible while members of the New

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  • Red Bull Racing - Teams - Singapore F1 - 2012 Formula 1 Night Race - Singapore Grand Prix
    Milton Keynes an hour north of London though much updated and modernised in recent years Red Bull s own Formula One journey began in 2005 when Scotland s David Coulthard was their main driver but not until a couple of years later when technical genius Adrian Newey arrived and his RB3 design came into play did their remarkable rise gather pace Australia s Mark Webber joined Coulthard and effectively accelerated his decision to retire at the end of 2008 along came a German called Sebastian Vettel and the rest is history Red Bull turned Webber into a race winner in 2009 taking the team s first victory in Germany in 2009 A year later both drivers were in World Championship contention until the bitter end Vettel coolly claiming the crown in Abu Dhabi and last year Red Bull became double double winners as they again annexed the Drivers and Constructors titles Grounded on the financial foundations laid by Red Bull magnate Dietrich Mateschitz Red Bull is run by Christian Horner a relatively young man being touted by some as a possible successor to Bernie Ecclestone Renault powered since 2007 this is Red Bull s eighth season in Formula One They

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  • Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - Singapore F1 - 2012 Formula 1 Night Race - Singapore Grand Prix
    it already feels like a classic Boy Wonder One word sums up Seb s career youngest He has been the youngest driver to take part in a Formula One practice session youngest to be on pole to lead a race to score World Championship points to win a race to become World Champion and to become a three time World Champion all by the age of 25 German Formula BMW champion in 2004 Vettel a soccer fan who follows Eintracht Frankfurt moved into the F3 Euroseries where he was runner up in 2006 The driver to beat him was Scotland s Paul di Resta now in Formula One in his own right with Sahara Force India By 2006 Seb was already knocking on Formula One s door he was BMW Sauber s third driver at that year s Turkish Grand Prix and in 2007 while leading the World Series by Renault standings he got the call from the same team to replace the injured Robert Kubica at the United States Grand Prix in Indianapolis He was aged 19 and 349 days Four races later in Hungary he became a fully fledged Formula One driver with Scuderia Toro Rosso and completed the season finishing 14th with six points The rest is history in 2008 Vettel claimed Toro Rosso s first and so far only Grand Prix victory from pole position at Monza In 2009 after transferring to sister team Red Bull Racing he was runner up to Jenson Button and for the last two years he has been the sport s undisputed 1 His first title came thanks to victory at the last round in Abu Dhabi his second in 2011 capped a dominant year when he eclipsed Nigel Mansell s 20 year record of 14 poles in a season took

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  • Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Singapore F1 - 2012 Formula 1 Night Race - Singapore Grand Prix
    F3000 to relaunch his career winning the prestigious Monaco round on his way to runner up spot with Super Nova in 2001 His Formula One debut with little Italian based team Minardi in his home race in Melbourne in 2002 yielded a fine fifth place and two unlikely World Championship points For 2003 to 2004 Mark moved on to Jaguar where he was the dominant partner first with Antonio Pizzonia then with Christian Klien but promise was never fulfilled and Mark accepted the chance to drive for Williams in 2005 06 His no nonsense direct approach like compatriot Alan Jones a Williams hero of the Eighties suited the English team down to the ground but their glory days were gone The cars were uncompetitive a third place in Monaco in 05 was the peak and Mark moved on in 2007 to rebuild his career at Red Bull Showing true Aussie grit his social media identity he recovered from a broken leg to win in Germany in 2009 backing up with another victory in Brazil In 2010 he could should have won the World Championship after four superb wins including Monaco and Silverstone but a slip in Korea was costly and

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  • Ferrari - Teams - Singapore F1 - 2012 Formula 1 Night Race - Singapore Grand Prix
    team to have been represented in every year of the World Championship since it began Ferrari is the only team with over 200 victories over 200 pole positions and over 200 fastest laps No team has won more Constructors titles 16 no team has had one of its drivers crowned World Champion more often 15 That extraordinary record of success began at Silverstone in 1951 when The Pampas Bull or Argentine Froilan Gonzalez as he was better known took Ferrari s first World Championship victory Their first World Champion was Alberto Ascari in 1952 and 1953 the peerless Fangio carried on the tradition in 1956 and yet the number of individual drivers to have claimed the title in a scarlet car is relatively small Their record has something to do with a man called Schumacher Michael took no fewer than five titles driving for the Scuderia while 72 of his victories came during his Maranello years from 1996 to 2006 But Ferrari lives forever through the magic of names like Gilles Villeneuve surely the most loved driver of them all who won six times for the Scuderia between 1978 and 1981 and gave his life in a Ferrari in 1982

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  • Ferrari - Fernando Alonso - Singapore F1 - 2012 Formula 1 Night Race - Singapore Grand Prix
    up at lunchtime and then you race at night This changes a bit the approach In Singapore there s more adrenaline it s a wonderful race The Magician What s a Real Madrid fan who loves performing card tricks doing in Formula 1 Becoming one of the greatest Grand Prix drivers in history is the simple answer to that question From Oviedo in the Asturias Fernando was a brilliant karter and moved up to single seaters in 1999 winning the Formula Nissan series at his first attempt His bridge to Formula One was a single season in F3000 with Team Astromega in 2000 Alonso showed his true potential in the final race of that season when he took a brilliant victory at Spa Francorchamps the ultimate driver s circuit Fernando was a Formula One driver the following year out performing his Minardi car throughout the season but then moving to a test driver role with Renault to continue his apprenticeship in 2002 Racing for the team in 2003 he scored his maiden victory in Hungary that year the youngest to do so until a phenomenon called Vettel came along five years later Alonso earned his country s undying affection in 2005 when he became the first Spanish World Champion backing up with a second title in 2006 before a move to McLaren that turned out to be a mistake His relationship with teammate Hamilton quickly soured off track intrigue clouded his racing performance and Alonso was released from his contract after a turbulent 2007 On top of that his return to Renault brought the high drama of Crashgate when he won the inaugural Singapore Grand Prix in 2008 in the aftermath of Nelson Piquet Jr s crash in the sister car Fernando a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF has now found

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  • Ferrari - Felipe Massa - Singapore F1 - 2012 Formula 1 Night Race - Singapore Grand Prix
    won his first racing title in 1999 in Brazil s Formula Chevrolet series Felipe moved to Europe for 2000 and made Italy his spiritual home He picked up two more titles in the Italian and European Formula Renault championships but 2001 was when Massa caught the eye of the sport s major players Contesting the Euro F3000 series Felipe won the first three rounds all in Italy and the last three at Imola the Nürburgring and Valencia to win the title by a country mile That performance earned him a huge step up to a Formula 1 seat with Sauber in 2002 but like current teammate Alonso he then stepped back into a test driver role to round out the learning curve It just happened to be a test driving role with Ferrari and the maestro himself Michael Schumacher After two more years as a fully fledged Sauber driver Massa found himself alongside Michael as a Ferrari F1 driver in his own right in 2006 earning a first win in Turkey that year and ending it with an emotional success at Interlagos Felipe s misfortune is to have been number two driver to three World Champions Schumacher Raikkonen and now

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