Work has begun on converting a venue for the original Singapore grand prix to cater to more leisurely pursuits.
The National Parks Board (NParks) is turning a 3km stretch of Old Upper Thomson Road - a winding two-way road where racing cars roared in the 1960s and early 1970s - into a one-way street to accommodate a new park connector. Still a favourite haunt for driving enthusiasts looking for thrills, the tree-lined serpentine stretch will soon adopt a permanently slower pace.
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