Ten Highlights of the 2010 Singapore Grand Prix

Non-stop action, entertainment and unrivalled hospitality

Issue: Sep 2010

The adrenaline-pumping night race returns for the third time and promises more action for everyone
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

Singapore has earned the title of “the jewel in the Formula One crown” and 2010 Singapore Grand Prix (GP) looks set to shimmer with glamour too. Be wowed by the Formula One action on track and the exciting entertainment repertoire worth S$5 million dollars of track. INSIDE gives you 10 highlights to look out for in the run-up to and during this high-octane weekend from September 24 to 26. So rev up your appetite for speed, action and entertainment at the only Formula One night race!

1. Stellar Performers

Be thrilled at the races and entertained by world-class performers all at the same event. This year's star-studded line-up includes Mariah Carey, Missy Elliott, Daughtry, and American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert, promising you unforgettable, non-stop excitement throughout the race nights! They will be performing at a mega stage in the Padang, which is accessible to all ticketholders.

Stellar entertainment line-up promises an unforgettable experience
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

Visit www.singaporegp.sg for the full entertainment programme schedule.

2. Topless Heartthrobs

Aerial view of the gruelling 5.073km long Marina Bay Street Circuit
Aerial view of the gruelling 5.073km long Marina Bay Street Circuit
Photo Credit: LAT Photographic / Singapore GP

Chippendales has performed in more than 752 cities and been seen by almost two million people worldwide
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

GP specials
GP specials at Clarke Quay give everyone something to cheer about

Singapore GP girls
Say “Cheese!” with the Singapore GP girls and take part in fun activities lined up for you at CapitaMalls Asia
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

Ladies, hunk alert! Indulge in a feast for your eyes with the Chippendales, the "Number One Male Revue in the World". Renowned for their perfectly sculpted torsos and highly polished routines, the Chippendales will be performing in a dedicated entertainment tent next to wine and dine outfits. The tent is only accessible to Zone 1 and Premier Walkabout ticketholders aged 18 and above.

"There will be two Chippendales performances per night, with the second performance reserved exclusively for women. The potent mix of adrenaline on the track and testosterone on the stage guarantees the ultimate girls’ night out.” said Sarah Martin, Director of Operations, Singapore GP.

3. Clarke Quay Cheers!

The Formula One season heralds the start of great offers at Clarke Quay in the month of September! Enjoy fantastic deals such as 1-for-1 drinks, free desserts, great discounts and more at Alegro, Beer Market, Fremantle Seafood Market and more! Seize your chance to get the miniature trophy collectibles at Royal Selangor, and while you are there, get a glimpse or even feel the 2010 Formula One Singapore GP trophy replica on display!

Ticket holders have even more to cheer for! The night is still young after the race ends. Head on down to Clarke Quay and flash your ticket for free entry into Lunar, Rebel, Shanghai Dolly, The Forbidden City by IndoChine and Zirca. Don’t miss international guest DJ Russell Lissack from Bloc Party (UK) spinning at The Forbidden City on September 24!

In addition, enjoy exclusive privileges and great discounts at the Clinic, RAS, Spring Spa and more! With such awesome deals and extended operating hours during the race weekend, you can be sure that the fun continues even after the engines have shut down.

Visit www.clarkequay.com.sg for more details.

4. Pole Position

Think you have potential? Now is your chance to test your driving skills on the Singapore Night Race Circuit simulator! The fastest winner each day will win official Singapore GP merchandise. The simulator will be making its way to CapitaMalls Asia during the following dates: September 3-5 at Funan Digitalife Mall, September 9-11 at Clarke Quay and September 17-19 at Raffles City. So race your way to the malls and take part in fun activities! What’s more, catch the Singapore GP girls in action and get your cameras ready to strike a pose with them!

5. Vantage Views

Thanks to the new integrated layout, getting a good view will be a breeze; especially if you are cheering from 165 metres above ground! The Singapore Flyer will be fully integrated into Zones 1 and 2 of the circuit park, offering fans complete access to Singapore Flyer grounds with unlimited rides on the giant observation wheel.

Singapore Flyer
Enjoy unlimited rides and live entertainment at the Singapore Flyer
Double Helix Bridge
A captivating view from the new Double Helix Bridge which forms part of the circuit park this year
Photo Credit: URA Singapore

The new layout also includes one of Singapore’s latest landmarks – the Double Helix Bridge. Enjoy a sweeping view of the city skyline and selected sections of the track on the 280-metre long pedestrian bridge linking the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort to the Circuit Park.

6. Stunts Galore!

Don’t miss out on the thrilling support races that are back for their third year – Formula BMW Pacific and Porsche Carrera Cup Asia.

Bike stunts
Be stunned by jaw-dropping bike stunts
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

Two adrenaline-charged performances are set to debut in Singapore - the Freestyle Trials Bike show and the Warriors of Brazil.

Exclusively for the Bay Grandstand patrons, the high-action bike show will dish out spectacular tricks on a 50-metre wide by 12-metre high stage setup on the Marina Bay floating platform. Hold your breath as you witness daredevil stunts such as 360-degree spins!

Warriors of Brazil
High-energy and sexy Warriors of Brazil are all set to dazzle the crowd
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

Dance to the beat of the rhythmic performances by the Warriors of Brazil! Expect high-energy acrobatic flips, leaps, high kicks and spins performed by world masters in Capoeira – an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines martial arts, rhythm, and dance. Together with Brazil’s hottest samba band, Rhythm Carnival, this daily performance at Zones 1 and 4 of the Marina Bay Street Circuit will definitely turn the heat up a notch!

7. Viva Italia!

Don’t be surprised when you find Zone 4 of the circuit park adorned with dramatic sets, lavish scores and acrobatic numbers. For the first time, Italian production maestros Studio Festi and Andrea Bocelli’s protégés, the DIV4S, will be performing at the Singapore GP.

Studio Festi
Studio Festi will charm the crowds with its larger than life encounters
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

Studio Festi has performed at major festivals and global sporting events and is known for its surreal, gravity-defying acts. Together with the use of lighting, pyrotechnic displays, and oversized video projections, expect to be spellbound by the visually stimulating imagery.

Equally captivating, the aural sensation DIV4S, an ensemble of four Italian sopranos, will present a repertoire of evergreens, Italian classics, cinematic hits and soothing arias with their multi-octave falsettos at the F1 Village Stage in Zone 1 on September 25 and 26.

8.Suite Delight

Glamorous quartet DIV4S
The glamorous quartet DIV4S are set to enthrall and enchant with their vocal power
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

Two years of rave international reviews from hospitality guests have made Singapore GP determined to outdo itself this year. Corporate customers can look forward to even more choices and upgraded facilities at the Formula One Paddock ClubTM, Sky and Club Suites as well as the Green Room. Besides excellent vantage point, five-star cuisine and services, Singapore GP promises more surprises in place.

“For 2010, we will be revising the menus, upgrading the facilities and providing a dedicated entertainment line-up for hospitality guests," said Colin Syn, Deputy Chairman of Singapore GP.

Club Suite
The lavishly decorated Club Suite comes with an awesome view
Specialty dishes
New this year, chefs will serve up their specialty dishes at each hospitality suite
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

9. Ride on History

Between circuit Turns 12 and 13, Formula One cars reach speeds of about 200km/h and holding the fort is the historic Anderson Bridge which links Singapore’s history with its exciting modern skyline. The iconic bridge celebrates its 100th anniversary and will be specially illuminated during the race to bring out the best of the magnificent century-old steel arches.

Anderson bridge
Anderson bridge’s 100th birthday falls on March 12th, the opening day of the 2010 FORMULA ONE season
Photo Credit: Singapore GP

10. Grand Prix Shopping Spree at CapitaMalls Asia

Need a reason to shop? From now till September 8, every $50 spent at participating malls earns you a chance to win Formula One tickets and exclusive premiums. Double your chances when you charge it to your DBS CapitaCard! The top 3 winners will each win a pair of 3-day Grandstand tickets to the Singapore GP and 10 lucky winners will walk away with official Singapore GP merchandise worth $250! Hurry, make a dash for a shopping spree!

Excitement of Formula One
Excitement of Formula One begins at these malls: Bugis Junction, Bukit Panjang Plaza, Clarke Quay, Funan Digitalife Mall, IMM, Junction 8, Lot One, Plaza Singapura, Sembawang Shopping Centre, Tampines Mall and The Atrium@Orchard

So, start your engines and get ready for some sizzling hot action leading up to and during the Singapore Grand Prix!

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