Introduction to Singapore Grand Prix
Click on image for 3D Singapore F1 Route and Drive-through
The F1 Singapore Grand Prix is slated to
debut on 28 September 2008 on a street circuit of public roads
around the Marina Bay area. Already billed by many as one
of the most dramatic and atmospheric races on the calendar,
the proposed 5.05km long street circuit offers multiple overtaking
opportunities as well as fast and challenging turns.
The F1 Singapore Grand Prix will be first
street race in Asia and is one of three races in the 2008
F1 calendar to run anticlockwise. Subject to final safety
clearances, the race will be the first held at night in F1
Set against the backdrop of downtown Singapore,
drivers and spectators alike will get a glimpse of the exotic
garden city as the circuit winds past an intriguing blend
of historic landmarks such as the City Hall and modern-day
buildings such as the iconic Esplanade.
All eyes will be on the technically challenging
circuit that will test drivers and their cars as they are
likely to reach a maximum speed in excess of 300 km per hour.
A new 1.2km road that forms eastern section
of the circuit will also be constructed alongside the pit
building. Work on the pit building is scheduled to be completed
by end May 2008.
With strategically located grandstands
and hospitality suites, spectators will be assured of a great
view of the action and an unforgettable F1 experience.
Corporate hospitality suites and packages
are on sale from end November 2007, with sale of three-day
passes to the public due to start in December 2007. Single-day
passes will be released for sale in the new year, subject
to available inventory.
*Circuit details and night race is subject
to confirmation by Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile