14 Jun '11, 2pm

DTN Singapore: V8 Supercars heading to Singapore: SINGAPORE: More high octane action is headed Singapore's way,

DTN Singapore: V8 Supercars heading to Singapore: SINGAPORE: More high octane action is headed Singapore's way,

SINGAPORE: More high octane action is headed Singapore's way, once organisers of the V8 Supercars close their deal. Its management team is on a fact-finding mission in Singapore, which it considers the most important market in Asia. If successful, they would like to stage a race as early as November 2012. Tony Cochrane, Chairman of V8 Supercars, said: "Singapore is really the perfect hub for us in this part of Asia. There is obviously a lot of expats who live in Singapore. It has great accessibility from Australia, well over 120 flights a week from Australia. "So we know that our event here will bring a huge Australian crowd up, so it will be a really great tourism driver for the government." If all goes to plan, Singapore will be the third overseas stop, after Abu Dhabi and New Zealand, in the current 14-round series. The other 12 races are currently staged in different A...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

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