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With immediate effect, I have moved to a brand new website: www.cheryltay.sg!

Do pop over from hereon for all my adventures…

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[CLOSED] Thursday Pitlane Experience at Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix 2013


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The winners for the Thursday Pitlane Experience at Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix 2013 have been picked!!

Thank you everyone who took part in this!

After a lucky draw, the winners are:

1) Kelvin Khng

2) Anthony Thang

3) Fianis Sew

4) Roy Khoo

5) Shen Xuhuai

Meanwhile, here are the answers:

1) Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button are the only three drivers who have completed every single lap of the Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix since 2008. TRUE

2) The safety car has been deployed every year since 2008. TRUE

3) The widest part of the Marina Bay Street Circuit is the narrowest part of the Monaco street circuit. FALSE

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Have you always wanted the opportunity to walk in the pit lane of the Marina Bay Street Circuit of the Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix?

I may just be able to grant you your wish!

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For this year’s Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix, I have five exclusive pairs of tickets for the Thursday Pitlane Experience to give away!

Rev up with Singapore GP for another exciting instalment of the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX!

For the first time ever, you can experience parts of the Marina Bay Street Circuit for FREE before the race weekend! Usually accessible only to Formula 1 Paddock Club™ ticket holders over the race weekend, the Pit Lane walk offers participants an exclusive first-hand view of the Formula 1 cars and pit crew at work at the team garages.

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Participants will also get to enjoy the F1 Village’s carnival atmosphere, try their hand at interactive game stations, be entertained by live stage performances and roving acts as well as check out the memorabilia at the merchandise booths.

Basically, you will be part of a special group of people who will get to experience a first-hand view of the team garages at the Pit Building and bask in the carnival atmosphere in Zone 1 on Thursday, 19 September, a day ahead of the Circuit Park’s opening.

Time should be 7pm, after office hours!

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How to take part in this contest?

Answer the following five questions:

1) Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button are the only three drivers who have completed every single lap of the Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix since 2008. TRUE/FALSE

2) The safety car has been deployed every year since 2008. TRUE/FALSE

3) The widest part of the Marina Bay Street Circuit is the narrowest part of the Monaco street circuit. TRUE/FALSE

4) Why do you want to go for this exclusive Pit Lane Experience?

5) Have you attended the Formula One SingTel Singapore Grand Prix before? If yes, when?

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Send in your answers, along with your name, address, NRIC and contact number to info@cheryl-tay.com.

The Rev Up! Singapore activity is open to Singapore citizens and Singapore residents only. Tickets will not be for sale or transferred to another name.

Closing date: 8 August 2013, 2359 hours.

For more chances to win, you can also ballot for free tickets now at www.singaporegp.sg/revupsingapore.

Good luck!

Clean Diesel – Quieter, smoother, faster


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Many may still hold an age-old image of diesel trucks and lorries with dirty black smoke. However, Clean Diesel technology has banished that stereotype, holding a lot more promise for the future.

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The world’s first series-production passenger car with a diesel engine – the Mercedes-Benz 260D – was introduced in February 1936 at the Berlin Motor Show, with 30 per cent more economy than a petrol engine.

Since then, diesel cars have evolved and come a long way. 

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Audi A1 e-tron experience: Living the Electric Dream


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Text by Cheryl Tay
Photos by Adrian Wong and courtesy of Audi

I’ve always felt that electric cars would suit the Singapore cityscape well, because we are only that big and an electric car would be great for those who commute mainly from home to work, plus a few errands. It will take time before electric cars would become mainstream in Singapore but there is no stopping of carmakers from conducting their research.

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With a focus on future mobility, Audi is developing drive electrification and one such product of theirs is the Audi A1 e-tron. The A1 e-tron is basically a plug-in hybrid version of the A1. It is an electric car that has a single 254cc rotary engine sitting in the back.

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Can a girl be too muscular?


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Passionate about cars and motorsports, Cheryl Tay is a familiar face in prominent local, regional as well as international automotive titles. More of her at www.cheryl-tay.com. She also happens to be a recent gym and fitness convert. Here she meets a female weightlifting buff who is a lot more muscular than your average girl — or guy, for that matter.

I first heard of Melissa Sarah Wee from fellow gym-going friends, who warned me not to train too hard lest I start looking like her.

So I checked her out on Instagram and my jaw dropped.

Melissa Sarah Wee is not a bodybuilder but has more muscles than the average girl.

Melissa Sarah Wee is not a bodybuilder but has more muscles than the average girl.

Melissa is not a bodybuilder or a fitness trainer by profession, but she has the kind of physique that will put many guys to shame (that is not my goal, by the way).

Curious to find out more about her and how much effort it took to get that body, I approached her for an interview, where she chatted freely about her journey.

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