The iconic Singapore night race of F1 calendar is set to mesmerize the racing fans from Sep 20-22.The race on the Marina Bay Circuit is also one of the longest and toughest of the year for the cars and drivers. The race can last up to two hours and with high temperatures, humidity and constant braking and turning. The 2012 edition of the race which was filled up with lot of thrilling moments ended up with Red-bull's Sebastian Vettel at the podium.
Sebastian Vettel will be confident of extending his healthy lead at the top of the Formula One drivers' standings in Singapore this week on a circuit that kick-started his imperious march to a third consecutive title a year ago. In 2012, the German arrived in Southeast Asia 39 points adrift of championship leader Fernando Alonso but drove a perfect race to capture the first of four straight wins as he sped past the Spaniard in the second half of the season. A year on and the tables have been turned with the Red Bull driver boasting a 53-point advantage over his Ferrari rival and carrying plenty of momentum to a circuit where he will be seeking a hat-trick of victories.
This year Singapore can look forward to a world-class Motorsport event with a distinctive local flavor as SingTel, Title Sponsor of the Singapore Grand Prix brings the F1 race experience even closer to the hearts of Singaporeans with Formula 1 Singapore Style. As the city transforms ahead of an exhilarating weekend of Formula 1 racing, SingTel is shifting the local element into high gear with a series of Singapore-style activities. This year’s headline activities include The Big Race, an island-wide search for Singapore’s fastest race driver and this year’s SingTel Grid Girls starring in The Singapore Factor, which will see the eight finalists, entertain with a series of uniquely Singapore challenges.
As usual the Singapore Grand Prix continues to give more, and the excitement doesn't end on the asphalt. It has earned a reputation for throwing some of the finest after-parties and off-track events on the racing calendar. The line-up for this year includes K-pop’s Bigbang, pop superstars Rihanna and Justin Bieber. A music festival is set to go at the Marina Barrage, where Snoop Lion, Iggy Azalea, Orbital and Moby will be performing.
The Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix 2013 is more than just a race. It is Singapore showing off it's grand hospitality to the world audience and Motorsport's finest…….
Circuit type : Street
Length : 5.065 km (3.14 mi)
Turns : 23
Laps : 61 Laps or 120 Minutes
Lap record : 1:45.599 ( Kimi Räikkönen, Ferrari, 2008)
For the event details www.singaporegp.sg