Singapore Grand Prix...Formula 1 Night Race
Trip Start Jul 01, 2009
50Trip End Sep 20, 2010
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There were a lot of things, besides the qualifying race and actual race, going on over the weekend. Friday night we met up with some new friends and headed over to Fort Canning Park to catch the F1 Rocks concerts. We wanted to see No Doubt that night but over the weekend Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas and other bands played at that particular venue. Then for those who had tickets to the 3 day race events, there were more musical acts (Travis, Carl Cox, Digweed, Backstreet Boys (?)), Porshe/Alfa Romeo/BMW races, a car show, roaming theatrical acts, yadda yadda. I heard there were parties all over the city with DJs flown in
We had Walkabout tickets on Saturday and we did just that...walked about for 9 hours! We scored cheap tickets. However, a co-worker of Steve's who was visiting won 3 grandstand seats!! We got to see the cars from all angles but they come at you so fast you nearly got a whiplash. They are SOOOO LOUD. We all had bought earplugs which helped but my ears were still ringing a bit the next day. Trying to photograph the cars was interesting and seeing everyone out with their DSLRs trying to pan with the cars was funny!
Sunday, we went over to our new apartment and the management had saved us seats from their 44th floor. We watched the Porsche race from there and at least we could see which cars were which! Then we went to Clarke Quay's Brewerkz to grab some beers, food and watch the main event on a big screen. It was a great weekend with Lewis Hamilton winning the Singapore race!!!