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Singapore GP launches single-day walkabout tickets for the 2008 FORMULA 1â„¢ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix Singapore
Singapore, 22 April 2008 - Singapore GP will be releasing single-day walkabout tickets for the 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix on 26 April 2008.
The single-day passes will be available for walkabout tickets and are priced at S$38 for Friday (26 September), S$58 for Saturday (27 September) and S$108 for Sunday (26 September). Tickets are subject to availability.
Single-day concessions are also made available for youths (aged seven to 15) and seniors (aged 60 and above). The youth and senior concession offers an approximately ten percent discount, with the tickets priced at S$34 for Friday, S$52 for Saturday and S$98 for Sunday. Youths and seniors will have to present proof of age upon entering the circuit.
Each person can buy up to eight tickets (a combination of full price and concession tickets) per transaction. This is to ensure that the race is available to as wide an audience as possible.
Walkabout spectators will be able to enjoy the action up-close from various location points around the circuit. To ensure that spectators get a great view of the race, there will be a number of bleachers located along some of the prime trackside viewing locations around the walkabout areas.
Apart from the numerous food, beverage and entertainment outlets that can be found all over the circuit park, spectators will also enjoy selected outlets at the Esplanade and the Singapore Flyer. (Please refer to the attached for specific walkabout areas.)
General walkabout ticket holders can walk around the entire circuit park except into the Northern Loop (which includes the Paddock, Pit Building, Pit Grandstands and Turns 1, 2 and 3) and restricted areas (safety and technical zones).
As the title sponsor of the race, SingTel is offering its customers the advantage of purchasing the single-day walkabout tickets from the 23rd to 25th April 2008, before they are officially released for general sale*. Subscribers will need to produce their recent SingTel bill or SingTel mobile phone as proof before purchase. *Additional details will be announced in a press conference organised by SingTel on 22 April 2008.
Tickets can be purchased in the following ways:
Via the official website www.singaporegp.sg (from 26 April 2008).
Via the dedicated ticket sales hotline on +65 6738 6738 (from 26 April 2008). The call centre is open from 1000 to 2000 hours Monday to Friday, and from noon to 1800 hours on weekends.
Via OmniTicket Network, the exclusive ticket distributor for the 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix. OmniTicket counters are located at Forum the Shopping Mall Information Service @ Level 2, Marina Square Customer Service Desk @ Level 2 and Singapore Visitor’s Centre @ Orchard. OmniTicket counters open from 1000 to 2000 hours daily.
Via dedicated 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix sales counters at Singapore Post offices all over the island.
*Please note that the exclusive tickets for SingTel customers (23 to 25 April 2008) can only be purchased from Hello! Comcentre @ 31 Exeter Road, SingPost branches island-wide and OmniTicket Authorised Outlets. Single-day walkabout tickets will be not be sold via the website and ticket sales hotline between 23 to 25 April 2008.
About 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix
The inaugural 2008 FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix took place on 28 September 2008 on a street circuit of public roads around the Marina Bay area. The race was the first Formula One™ to be held at night, and the first Formula One™ street race in Asia. Over 100,000 spectators, a sell-out, capacity crowd, watched the Singapore Grand Prix trackside. Over 30 million TV viewers in the five main European markets of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, are estimated to have watched the live coverage of the race.
About Singapore GP Pte Ltd
Singapore GP Pte Ltd is the race promoter for the FORMULA 1™ SingTel Singapore Grand Prix. It holds five-year renewable rights to stage the Singapore Grand Prix, beginning with the 2008 Season. The company is a partnership between Komoco Motors Pte Ltd and regional events company Lushington Entertainments, via its parent company Reef Enterprises.