F1 fan like are glad to know that there will be F1 race on street circuit either in the month of September or October 2008. Actual late will be announce towards end of this year. It is time the Sepang to do some major improvement or else, Singapore will sure become a better attraction in years to come. It will add another street circuit race after the Monaco race but this time it will race at night to accommodate viewer from Europe.
The first race will is scheduled to be held in September or October 2008 on a street circuit and could be held at night under lights.
Singapore has been campaigning hard to stage a grand prix and has been given the option to hold the race for five years.
Ecclestone announced yesterday that Valencia would stage an F1 race in 2008 on a street circuit and has an option to stage races for the next seven years.
“I am very pleased to welcome Singapore to the Formula One family and we look forward to this exotic addition to the championship,” said Ecclestone, who spoke on a conference line from Barcelona.
“This will be the first fully-lit street race in Formula One and as a night race, we anticipate it will quickly establish itself as one of the most dramatic and atmospheric races in our calendar.
“I know that the Formula One drivers, teams and fans are all looking forward to coming to Singapore next year.”