Singapore GP achieves 95% of targeted sales

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Singapore GP achieves 95% of targeted sales for the 2011 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

 

• Premier Walkabout, three-day Zone 4 Walkabout, Turn 2, Republic (Turn 3), Connaught, Stamford, and Esplanade Waterfront Grandstands now sold out; only limited availability in all remaining categories

• 95% of targeted ticket sales achieved; additional inventory released to meet demand

• All Formula One Paddock Club™ sold out, additional requests put on waitlist

• All dedicated hospitality suites sold out, limited table availability in shared suites

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15 September 2011, Singapore – With less than two weeks to the 2011 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX, 95% of this year’s targeted sales have already been achieved.

 

General Ticketing

Since 19 August 2011, Singapore GP has increased the inventory at Pit, Connaught, Padang,and Stamford Grandstands as well as the Premier Walkabout by 2,000 tickets to meet the strong demand. This brings the total available inventory per day to 72,000.

 

Even with the increased capacity, a total of seven ticket categories are now sold out. The Premier Walkabout, Turn 2 Grandstand, Republic (Turn 3) Grandstand, and Connaught Grandstand tickets are no longer available for sale, in addition to the previously announced sell-out of Stamford Grandstand, Esplanade Waterfront Grandstand, and three-day Zone 4 Walkabout.

 

Limited availability remains in Pit, Turn 1, Padang and Bay Grandstands, as well as single-day Zone 4 Walkabout.The remaining tickets available for sale are priced from S$38 for a Friday Zone 4 Walkabout ticket to S$1,288 for a three-day Pit Grandstand ticket.

 

“We’re anticipating a thrilling weekend of racing in just under two weeks time as the world turn sits eyes on Singapore. This year’s night race could possibly be the most thrilling with fans expecting a possible championship conclusion and Singapore GP presenting the most extensive entertainment line-up yet. We’re definitely poised for another great year at the 2011 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX,” said Michael Roche, Executive Director, Singapore GP.

 

All ticketholders can enjoy the entertainment offerings on the three stages in Zone 4, including the Padang Stage where headliners Shakira, Linkin Park, GD&TOP and Seungri will be performing. Other powerhouse music acts performing throughout the weekend include Boy George, Charice, Shaggy, Rick Astley, and Daddy G and 3D (Massive Attack DJ Set). Fans can also look forward to a plethora of world parades, theatre productions, visual showcases and over 59 food and beverage outlets across the circuit park.

 

To combat secondary ticket onselling which exploits the interests of genuine fans, Singapore GP has reserved a small allocation of tickets from some sold-out categories to be made available on a first-come-first-served basis at selected ticketing booths from 23 – 25 September 2011. Ticket categories that are available on race days will be announced on the official website www.singaporegp.sg by Thursday, 22 September 2011.

 

Hospitality Sales

This year’s hospitality sales have also been exceptionally strong with 98% of available inventoryalready taken up. To date, a total of 10,500 seats have been released across the Formula One Paddock Club™, Sky Suites, Club Suites and The Green Room.

 

All Formula One Paddock Club™ suites, dedicated Sky Suites and Club Suites are now fully committed circuit-wide. Only very limited availability remains in the Turn 2 shared Club Suite and the shared Sky Suite at Stamford. Further requests for the Formula One Paddock Club™ have been placed on a waitlist.

 

To obtain the latest updates on tickets availability and the entertainment schedule, please visit the official website www.singaporegp.sg.

Cheryl Tay

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