Ban on grid girls won't keep Singapore Girl away from F1 race

SIA's iconic sarong kebaya-clad staff at the 2016 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix. SIA yesterday confirmed they will appear at this year's race despite the F1 owner's ban on grid girls.
SIA's iconic sarong kebaya-clad staff at the 2016 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix. SIA yesterday confirmed they will appear at this year's race despite the F1 owner's ban on grid girls.ST FILE PHOTO

Grid girls have been banned by Formula One's authorities, but the Singapore Girl will still appear at the Marina Bay Street Circuit this weekend.

SIA yesterday confirmed that its iconic sarong kebaya-clad staff will turn out at the Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, which runs from Friday to Sunday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 12, 2018, with the headline 'Ban on grid girls won't keep S'pore Girl away from F1 race'. Print Edition | Subscribe