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Last chance to buy early bird tickets for remaining categories
Singapore, 20 July 2009 - Race Promoter Singapore GP Pte Ltd announced today that the sale of the remaining early bird tickets will be discontinued as of midnight, 31 July 2009. All tickets will then revert to regular prices from 1 August 2009.
Since the first of 13 categories of early bird tickets were sold out on 22 April, ticket sale has been progressing steadily. Only the Padang, Pit, Stamford, Turn 1 and Turn 3 Grandstands are still offering early bird pricing with discounts of between 11 to 20%.
"Although these grandstands had recently exhausted their allocation of early bird tickets we decided to keep these remaining areas open and have one collective cut off date on July 31. As these prices offer significant savings fans will enjoy a few more days to take advantage of these offers," said Michael Roche, Executive Director of Singapore GP Pte Ltd.
Preparations or the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX is well underway with the construction at the Pit Entry and Pit Exit complete, and about 60% of the installation of lighting structures complete. Installation of concrete barriers and fencing has recently commenced since 13 July beginning from the Pit Straight.
About the FORMULA 1™ 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.
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 and regional events company Lushington Entertainments, via its parent company Reef Enterprises.