Archive for the 'night race' Category



05
Sep
09

F1 Singapore 2008!

Just to give you a better idea of how BIG the Singapore Grand Prix is, I have put together another interview by someone who was actually there at the first ever Formula One night race! Tilak, an architect based in Bangalore vows that is an experience of a life time and he will not hesitate to go again and again – it’s an unbeatable formula, he says!

1. Why did you decide to go? Why did you choose Singapore?

F1 and holiday with friends what a combo… I chose  to go coz it was the only night race in the world, can u imagine, shutting out the streets of ur city and having a race… wow..

2. Did you use the internet at all for tickets and accomodation?

Yeah…generally about the F1 , the routes, info on how they went about planning the race..general stuff..

3.  Would you like to go to Singapore again to watch the race?

I would love to.. so much fun.. 

4.  Would you recommend Singapore to everyone? Or would it just be to watch F1 live?

Yes of course! The pulse of that place by itself is amazing for a holiday… coupled with F1, it  couldn’t get better… the whole country revolves around F1 for theses three days… Singapore becomes one big party place… spend a couple of days before and after the race to look around also… in my opinion.. 5-6 days of holiday..brilliant… I’ll give u a better way to explain it to us as Indians… the tension and pulse of watching a cricket match at home on tv, and watching it in the stadium… they are two different things…both can be enjoyable in different ways, but being there is a once in a lifetime experience..must do…

5. 1 heart-stopping moment. (If there are more, please tell us!)

The Renault driver Nelson Piquet Jr, his car crashed in right in  front of us, and then we could see how the car was lifted up taken out… woooooohhh…. we just saw this car coming into our turn and then crash…really heart stopping…

Do you really need any more reasons to be in Singapore this September?

www.singaporegrandprix.in

04
Sep
09

Singapore Grand prix 2008!

Matt and Debz who were at last year’s Singapore Grand Prix have another brilliant video and I think it is a must watch!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bse4GuNoUnw

Don’t you just want to be in Singapore now?

www.singaporegrandprix.in

01
Sep
09

It’s like no other F1 grand prix i’ve been to!

In response to the blog posts that have been up, there was a response from a fellow blogger who is an ardent traveller and was at the Singapore Grand Prix last year. So I asked him a couple of questions, and this is what he had to say:

1. How did you capture the essence of F1 Singapore?

As a photographer I’m always taking photos! The grand prix is a great challenge as they’re moving so fast! The Singapore grand prix is such a beautiful sight too with the lighting. I also was able to make a short movie of the race telling the full story of the race in 7 minutes. from our view and the TV broadcast. It should help jog a few people’s memories!

2. Why did you decide to go? Why did you choose Singapore?

After visiting Singapore for the first tim in 2005 my wife and I were instantly hooked on the city. It’s culture, tidy streets, friendly people. When we heard they would not only have a street race but a night race the chance to come back was too great! It’s a very safe and happy city.

3. Would you like to go to Singapore again to watch the race?

We would happy come back to Singapore ever year to watch the race. It’s like no other F1 grand prix i’ve been to. Mingling with the drivers pre-race in the Swiss hotel, walking along the flood-lit track after qualifying. It’s just a spectacular event in a very spectacular city.

4. Would you recommend Singapore to everyone? Or would it just be to watch F1 live?

I’d definitely recommend visiting Singapore any time of year. The weather is consistently hot, there’s so many great districts to visit, the food is amazing and the night life is fantastic. It’s got it all.

5. 1 heart-stopping moment. (If there are more, please tell us!)

Watching Lewis Hamilton overtaking David Coulthard right in front of us was pretty special. Seeing Fellipe Massa driving off with his fuel hose is definitely another. Dancing like crazy to DJ Carl Cox after qualifying was also amazing. We met so many great people and even made new friends.

So, you heard him. Singapore is THE place to be to watch any F1 race. With all its brilliance in 2008, we’ll have to wait and watch what’s in store this year. Or better still BE THERE to see what happens!

www.singaporegrandprix.in

31
Aug
09

It was a fabulous experience!

When it comes to a travel agency putting together my package, I only want the best deals. The last few blogs have been about the best deals to watch the Formula One race in Singapore. I thought it best to put up a video testimonial of someone who was at the race last year.

The video talks about his experience with Travel Tours and the great job that they did and what a thrilling experience it is to be in Singapore for the f1 season!

So I delivered as promised. I guess it would be best that you watch this space for more action on F1 Singapore 2009.

www.singaporegrandprix.in

28
Aug
09

Feel the pulse at Singapore GP

We delivered on our promise to give you more exciting videos! Enjoy!

And there’s still more to come!

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27
Aug
09

he made it happen!

A Night Street race would’ve seemed impossible for everyone but Bernie Ecclestone. This video captures everything that would have possibly gone into the FIRST Night Street Race ever!

F1 Singapore is back for round 2 and promises to be even bigger this year! Make sure you are on a flight to Singapore with the best package deals.

www.singaporegrandprix.in

26
Aug
09

Singapore Grand Prix goes green!

For all you champions of the earth, there is some green at the end of the fuel hose.
The one sport most condemned for its gas-guzzling ways is taking some serious steps to reduce its carbon footprint. And Singapore has been one of the first to implement it.
The use of renewable energy resources like sun, wind, water, geo-thermal, tidal and osmosis is being used to bring down the whopping figure of 500-600 mega watts of power!
Yes, it doesn’t change the number of liters consumed, approximately 75 liters for every 100 kms. If every race track is approximately 300 kms and there are 10 tracks, the math is simple but the number more than just a little disturbing!
But I believe they are revving in the right direction!

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Singapore 2008 highlights

An exciting video of Singapore Grand Prix 2008 - a just prelude to 2009. Don't miss it!

Singapore F1 Grand Prix 2008 from Matt Preston on Vimeo.