Comparisons – Monaco Grand Prix & Singapore Grand Prix October 29, 2007Posted by FugareF1 in Singapore GP 2008, Uncategorized.
It is said that Singapore’s circuit, (one of the three anti clockwise tracks on the calendar along with Brazil and Turkey) will stand poles apart from the Monaco Grand Prix, F1’s solo street race. The high-speed racetrack is set to pose plenty of challenges for the world’s finest drivers.
Fiona Smith, PR manager of Singapore GP PTE Limited, is quoted as saying. “Clearly our plans to create the first night race in Formula One history set us apart, but the track additionally will give the drivers some great challenges…The combination of long straights and fast, flowing corners will create the fastest street circuit ever and the track also incorporates some of Singapore’s most distinctive architectural and heritage features.”
“We are also creating 1.2km of new roads and of course, the permanent state-of-the art pit building and paddock complex which is in itself a US$22.4 million project.
She added: “Singapore GP Pte Ltd has secured the rights from the Formula One Group for five years from 2008, with an option with FOA (Formula One Administration Limited) to extend for a further five years thereafter.
“This will be the biggest sporting and social event that Singapore has ever hosted. It will bring the largest-ever global TV audience to an activity with Singapore at its heart. We hope we will also create an event incomparable in F1 too.”
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