22 Mar '11, 9pm

F1 coming to a big screen near you

SINGAPORE - Three years after Formula 1's first night race was staged here, SingTel, its sponsor, is ready to take the next step: Bring some of the excitement to the heartlands. To kick off the programme, there will be a road show and a live 3D screening of the season-opener in Melbourne on Sunday at Kopitiam Square in Sengkang, SingTel CEO (Singapore) Allen Lew announced yesterday. Similar events will be held in different parts of the island for each race before the SingTel Singapore Grand Prix from Sept 23 to Sept 25. The telco giant last month extended its title sponsorship of the race at the Marina Bay street circuit for another two years. All 19 races this year can be watched "live" on mobile phones. There will also be competitions in racing simulators, with the winner getting a chance to pit his skills against a top Formula 1 driver here during the racing season. In ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Sports/EDC110323-0000710/F1-co...

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