Friday, September 21, 2012

Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix 2012 - PhotoHunt

PhotoHunt theme : Escape/Automobile

There is no escape for me this time as a complimentary Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix 2012 ticket was delivered to me yesterday.

Singapore Formula One night race 2012 kicks off from September 21–23. Held at the Marina Bay Street Circuit (approximately the size of 73 football fields), Singapore's largest outdoor festival and Asia's most talked-about extravaganza is an electrifying combination of thrilling race action and world-class entertainment.

Singapore F1 Marina Bay Street Circuit

Celebrating the fifth year of Singapore F1, Singapore has received international attention for its stunning skyline and unique carnival-like atmosphere by hosting the first night race in the world.

A stage at the Padang will host the world's finest entertainers. Chinese megastar Jay Chou is the main attraction tonight (21 Sept). On Saturday (22 Sept), chart-topping duo Bananarama and three-time Grammy Award winning pop sensation Maroon 5 will rock the crowds.

English rock legend Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and global pop diva Katy Perry will perform after the race champion is crowned on Sunday (23 Sept).

The Singapore Grand Prix is a favourite for its "magical setting" and unusual track.

I will be going on Sunday night when the Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix 2012 roars into action at 8pm (which is eight hours ahead of GMT). Sunday’s race will run over 61 laps of the 5.073-kilometre (3.152 mile) circuit, or 309.316 kilometres (192.202 miles).

For the party goers, it's going to be a fun-filled weekend with so many international guests joining us.


  1. "Going to a F1 race" has been in my bucket list for awhile... Take more pictures and enjoy :)

  2. Horsoon,
    Make it happen. Just do it, don't wait.

    I am not particularly interested in this sports but I enjoy the thrills and carnival atmosphere of the event. Lots of photo opportunities at this exciting event.

  3. Oh! Jay Chou and Maroon 5 will be performing there? Nice : )

  4. Sue,
    Rare chance to catch the gorgeous F1 racers and the international celebrities.

    The crowds are no fun though. :(

  5. ewok,
    Just happy to see the celebrities and VIPs in person. Not able to get too close due to the crowds.

  6. foongpc,
    Jay Chou performed on Friday. He rocked the whole Padang!
    Maroon 5 will perform tonight.

  7. I hope you have a great time and it is even better that you escaped having to pay for your ticket. We will be watching on TV.

    My escape is at

  8. "Asia's most talked-about extravaganza"? I see someone's bought into the grand prix hype! :D

  9. Vicki,
    Right, glad that I escaped having to pay for my ticket which is too expensive for common folks like myself. :)

  10. YTSL,
    haha.... probably got too carried away by the glamour and flashy wealth....

  11. Why would you want to escape such a fun night, other than the crowds and noise (we don't like either of those). p.s. the hamster escape ended well...they're always protected from pouncing kitty.

  12. Great brilliant idea to hold F1 at night due to the overseas time difference and also cooler weather. Missed F1 races as there is no telecast over our local TV channels not even delayed telecast. Kinda sad & disappointed to know Petronas is in the race plus having a Sepang circuit but no TV coverage. tQ for the pixz . Whoa Korea is joining F1 now.

  13. Thought of you with the F1 ads on tv for this weekend!! have a happy one, my friend.

    photo hunts

  14. The Indulged Furries,
    Hubby's practice is located right in the middle of the race circuit, so the roads are closed. Our clients don't come and the businesses in our building are closed for several days, so we have a brief escape.

    Glad the hamsters are safe! :)

  15. Bananaz,
    The weather is cooler at night. It's better for the overseas visitors or else they would be 'baked' under scorching sun. lol

    You should try going to a F1 race once in your lifetime. It is quite different watching it on TV at home and being there in person.

    I think as the race becomes popular in Asia, we could see more Asian teams participating.

  16. Hi Mar!
    I thought you were on holiday.

    haha.... seeing the F1 ads reminds you of ECL. Cool!

  17. Mr. G. will be with you only here it will be 2 pm ! That's the only sport where he is glued "on" the screen and nobody must disturb him ! I disappear because he squats the living room, sometimes with friends !

  18. Gattina,
    I will take a photo of Singapore F1 specially for Mr G. Glad that he is going to watch the race and see our beautiful city views. :)

  19. Hi ECL, wow very cool photo collection and it sounds like a great event. I love Maroon 5. Lucky you. Have fun!

  20. You'll have a fun time!

    Have a super weekend.

  21. Trekcapri,
    Thanks, looking forward to watching Katy Perry on Sunday night's concert.

  22. JDrQ,
    Looking forward to the fun event. Happy weekend!

  23. Carver,
    Yes, I am so lucky to get an invitation to the F1 race.

  24. so u enjoyed yourself and you have no escape to go to Sands and buy that Ferrari?

  25. That's a great event. We are race fans and would love to be there.

    Please visit my blog and let me know what the item is that I have pictured. The answer ESCAPES me.

  26. Fantastic! I can imagine the thrill of an F1 event just by looking at your pics. My husband loves F1races I wish I could surprise him with a trip to the Singapore Grand Prix one day!
    Enjoy tonight's race. For sure it will be a pulse-raising and exciting night!

    Sreisaat Adventures

  27. Ann,
    haha.... yes, I enjoyed myself at Singapore F1. I cannot afford the red Ferrari lah!

  28. Hi Sherry.
    Thanks for stopping by.
    I made a guess. :)
    Happy weekend!

  29. Sreisaat,
    We just read the news that Singapore F1 will be held until year 2017, so you have another few years to save for it. :P

    Do come to the Grand Prix in Singapore. It's the world's first night race and there are lots of fun events to check out.

    Will write a post on tonight's race soon.

  30. Such a great place! I must visit sometime-

    Aloha from Honolulu,
    Wishing you a sweet week ahead!
    Comfort Spiral

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  31. Since entrecard is down, just letting you know I dropped by :)

    I would love to see that F1 Grand prix too someday. I'm sure my husband will enjoy it to the fullest!

  32. Cloudia, you will be warmly welcomed! Hope to see you one day.

  33. Rocks,
    Thanks for stopping by.

    The F1 Grand Prix is a fun and thrilling annual event. Do make plans to viist us one day.