Formula One: Super Early Bird deals for Singapore GP's 10th year of night racing in 2017

Ferrari Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel leads during the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuit in 2015.
Ferrari Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel leads during the Singapore F1 Grand Prix at the Marina Bay street circuit in 2015.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - With only a week till gates open for the 2016 event, race promoter Singapore GP is ready to kickstart celebrations for the 10th year of night racing with Super Early Bird ticket prices for the 2017 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix. The event is provisionally scheduled to be held from Sept 29 to Oct 1, 2017.

"We've certainly come a long way since the inaugural edition in 2008 and we are thrilled to be celebrating our tenth Formula 1 night race next year. This being such a historic milestone for Singapore, we intend to pull out all the stops to make it an unforgettable sporting and entertainment experience. We invite all our fans to join in the celebrations to make it an event to remember," said Mr Michael Roche, executive director, Singapore GP Pte Ltd.

Fans can enjoy savings of up to 33 per cent off regular ticket prices when they purchase tickets during the Super Early Bird phase (priced from $258 to $1,688) from Sept 12 to Dec 2, 2016.

For the first time, the Premier Walkabout ($398) and Turn 3 Premier Grandstand ($1,688) categories will be available for sale at discounted prices due to popular demand. These are in addition to the three-day Pit, Padang, Bay, Connaught, and Stamford Grandstands as well as the three-day Zone 1 Walkabout Combination ticket.

 

New three-day Super Pit seats

A brand new Super Pit ticket category will be introduced at the Super Early Bird phase. Priced at $1,288, the Super Pit ticket offers fans seats with spectacular views of the race, team garages, starting grid or finish line from the Pit Grandstand. Super Pit buyers will also receive a commemorative lanyard as well as an exclusive Singapore GP memorabilia.

New child ticket price

For the first time, Singapore GP is introducing a brand new price point for children aged 16 years and below.

Young Formula 1 fans will be able to enjoy seats at select grandstands at a discounted price of $638 - approximately 50 per cent off regular ticket prices. The child ticket category is available for the Pit Grandstand during the Super Early Bird phase, with more grandstands to be added during the Early Bird phase.

Reduced pricing for Padang Grandstand

Fans can enjoy over 33 per cent off 2017 regular ticket prices when they purchase the three-day Padang Grandstand Super Early Bird ticket at a reduced price of $398.

Added incentive for 2016 and 2017 ticketholders

Ticketholders for the 2016 race who purchase a pair of 2017 Super Early Bird tickets stand a chance to win a trip for two to the 2017 Formula 1 season opener. Fans simply enter their 2016 and 2017 ticket transaction numbers by Dec 2 (11.59pm, Singapore time) on www.singaporegp.sg to qualify.

Super Early Bird tickets for the selected categories are available for sale at www.singaporegp.sg, via the ticketing hotline on +65 6738 6738 as well as at all Sistic outlets in Singapore from Sept 12 to Dec 2.

Tickets can also be obtained at ticketing booths at Singapore GP's pop-up merchandise store from Sept 12 to 21, selected gates at the Circuit Park from Sept 16 to 18 as well as the Ticket Collection Centre at the Raffles City Convention Centre (Swissotel The Stamford, Level 4) from Sept 12 to 18.