Singapore Grand Prix
Highlights


Revisit the Singapore Grand Prix’s highlights since its establishment.

Year
Highlight
2014

Lewis Hamilton is victorious in his Mercedes, as he duels with teammate and rival Nico Rosberg throughout the season to emerge as champion.

Singapore Airlines comes on board as Title Sponsor of the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX.

2013

Continuing his domination run with Red Bull Racing, Sebastian Vettel claims his third consecutive victory.

2012

Sebastian Vettel wins again after 59 laps as the race has gone beyond the two-hour time limit, a first in the circuit’s history.

Singapore GP extends the City’s contract to host a round of the FIA Formula One World Championship for a further five-year period until 2017.

2011

Sebastian Vettel dominates in his Red Bull as he closes on his second World Championship title.

The night race is recognised as the ‘Best Sport Event of the Year (International)’ by Singapore Sports Awards.

2010

Alonso, now at Ferrari, finishes ahead of championship rivals Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber as the fight a title showdown to the final race of the season.

Heikki Kovalainen’s spectacular fire at the end of the race is voted Autosport Awards’ ‘LG Moment of the Year’.

2009

Lewis Hamilton dominates the street circuit in his Mclaren.

Singapore GP is awarded ‘Breakthrough Contribution to Tourism’ at the Singapore Experience Awards by Singapore Tourism Board.

2008

Fernando Alonso wins the controversial inaugural night race for Renault.

Singapore GP picks up the following awards:

  • ‘Motor Sport Facility of the Year’ by Professional Motor Sport World Exp
  • ‘Pioneering & Innovation Award’ by Autosport Awards
  • ‘Promoter of the Year Award’ by Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile
2007

Singapore GP Pte Ltd (SGP) is established.

Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) approves in-principle the concept of the first night race in Formula One history.

2006

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) actively looks at a proposal to bring Formula One to Singapore.

1991

Hotel Properties Limited Managing Director Ong Beng Seng secures a deal to stage a Formula One race here. It does not take off because the Laguna National Golf and Country Club is built on the proposed 129-hectare race track site.

1990

The Singapore Tourism Promotion Board makes a bid to host a leg of the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX.

Bernie Ecclestone, then vice-president of motor racing’s international governing body FISA, says negotiations are underway for a grand prix to be staged in Singapore in 1992.

A 5km Track is earmarked to be built near the Bedok army camp for S$20 million.