First pictures from the Singapore GP Posted on 25th September 2008, 22:1525th September 2008, 22:16 | Written by Keith Collantine The Singapore F1 track at night Here are the first pictures of the Singapore track at night and in the daytime, and the teams and drivers preparing for the first ever F1 night race. Click once to preview, click again for high resolution version. The Singapore F1 track at night Nick Heidfeld and Robert Kubica look down on the track The Singapore F1 track at night, passing under a public road Red Bull practice their pit stops at night Ferrari wheel Massa’s car into the pits during the daytime Kimi Raikkonen in front of the Singapore Flyer The Singapore paddock The paddock with the Singapore Flyer in the background Sebastien Bourdais walks around the Singapore F1 track Sebastien Bourdais inspects the controversial ‘tortoise’ kerbs Timo Glock looks at the Marina Bay section of the track Sebastien Bourdais gets a close look at the Singapore F1 track’s kerbs The Singapore skyline The Singapore Flyer will be illuminated during the event based on what’s going on in the race Jenson Button in Singapore Toyota test out their illuminated pit boards Toro Rosso’s pit gantry at night Jarno Trulli’s crash helmet Jarno Trulli in the pits This picture came from the McLaren Department of Mirth and Merriment Copyright as described on previews. Author information Keith Collantine Lifelong motor sport fan Keith set up RaceFans in 2005 - when it was originally called F1 Fanatic. Having previously worked as a motoring... Read more about Keith Collantine, find all their articles and get in touch with them Got a potential story, tip or enquiry? Find out more about RaceFans and contact us here.
10 comments on “First pictures from the Singapore GP”
25th September 2008, 22:45
The track at night, seems like the Sapucai Avenue in Rio, where we have the Carnival Parade…cool!!!
26th September 2008, 1:05
Quite an interesting array of photos.I like the McLaren lighting setup- perhaps they are again one step ahead of the pack again!!
26th September 2008, 1:06
With the “daylight” lights, I hope they take some satellite pictures of the GP taking place. This should be an interesting pic
26th September 2008, 1:49
The McLaren pic… priceless!
Reminds me of the “Keep your distance” Williams painted on their rear wings a while ago.
26th September 2008, 2:39
since when red bull sports those nosecone bmw style winglets?
26th September 2008, 2:43
apologies… now i see that they were testing it in jerez
26th September 2008, 3:23
woooooooooooo , gr8 , really wooooooooooooooooo , this is a dream not a race to fly on 340 km on this lights and all others moving in normal streets , woooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ;)
it’s gonna be rock ;)
Keith Collantine (@keithcollantine)
26th September 2008, 8:39
Haplo – there’s also a video featuring the McLaren lights: 2008 Singapore GP preview (Video)
26th September 2008, 17:09
If the live TV images are as dark as some of the still photos I’ve seen here and at autosport.com, we may all be in for a disappointment.
Here’s hoping I’m wrong.
27th September 2008, 6:01
I saw few FP videos, and the cars look absolutely stunning under the lights. Especially, BMW and Ferrari; simply WOW…
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