Meeting Michael Schumacher and Jenson Button

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I collected my official FIA media pass yesterday and headed to the media centre in the paddock to reserve a good seat! Grin :D

332472_10150318286162710_602152709_7769634_1810199603_oI’ve always liked the well-stocked pantry in the media centre with sandwiches, cereal bars, chocolates, Haagen-Daz ice cream and lots of drinks. I’m staying off sweet drinks for the moment so water’s all I’m drinking! The Alla Fonte PINK mineral water is so awesome – it matches my lappie!

289296_10150318294427710_602152709_7769653_83656615_oMy evening yesterday was spent sharing the air in the same room as seven-time Formula 1 World Champion Michael Schumacher and 2009 F1 World Champion Jenson Button!


Michael Schumacher made his first public appearance in Singapore at Paragon – he was 30 minutes late, arrived for just 10 minutes and then he was off!


Here’s a video I took of his brief chat:


After that it was Jenson Button at Conrad Centennial hotel in a private Johnnie Walker Step Inside the Circuit event where he shared his life story about he started racing and more.


This was a much longer event, at least 30 minutes of his presence. It was reported in the news on Channel NewsAsia and I was there! See 00:28 of this video:

More coming up today – it’s a CRAZY day today!

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Singapore’s only female full-time motoring and motorsports photojournalist. Independent automotive consultant and prominent local motorsports personality Cheryl Tay is uniquely passionate about all things cars and motorsports. She also has a strong passion to share her interest and knowledge, hence having a dream to become the ‘Oprah Winfrey of cars and motorsports’ and create a multimedia platform for her sharing. - A female in a male-dominated world, Cheryl Tay is Singapore’s only female full-time motoring journalist and motorsports blogger and she regularly writes for prominent titles in Singapore, Asia and internationally. (See full list of titles that Cheryl Tay writes for here.)

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