Singapore, Singapore (PressExposure) September 07, 2009 -- Singapore GP Pte Ltd announced today that two more categories of f1 tickets to the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX are sold out, bringing the total number of âsold outâ categories to four.
The three-day walkabout as well as the Esplanade Waterfront Grandstand tickets are no longer available following continuing strong sales. This brings the total f1 tickets taken up to 82% of the announced 249,000 capacity (83,000 per day) Our largest grandstand â the Bay Grandstand with well over 20,000 seats is selling equally well. We expect the remaining seats to sell out by early next week.
On the entertainment front, SGP regrets to announce that the Godfather of World Music, Senegalese singer Youssou NâDour has just confirmed that he is unable to perform at this yearâs race due to unexpected family health complications. SGP is currently identifying a replacement for Youssouâs slots at the Circuit Park, and an announcement should be made very shortly.
On a more positive note, Zone 1 f1 ticket holders will have additional reason to cheer as the Scottish rock band Travis will be adding one extra show during the race weekend. In addition to their Saturday evening performance at the Padang, they will add another show on the Zone 1 Village Stage before the drivers go on track for the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX.
Additionally close to 2,000 f1 ticket holders have signed up for the lucky draw to attend the driversâ autograph session taking place on the evening of 24 September at the Circuit Park. Thirty five pairs of special passes are available to all ticket holders. Registration for the balloting ends on 16 September. Details can be found at http://www.singaporegp.sg/contest/index.php
About the FORMULA 1â¢ SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
The inaugural 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, and more than 110 million television viewers worldwide watched the Singapore Grand Prix. The 2009 FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix will take place from 25-27 September 2009 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in the heart of downtown Singapore.