In 1961, the race was initially known as the Orient Year Grand Prix, The following year, the race was renamed the Malaysian Grand Prix. Following Singapore attained its freedom in 1965, the race at the Thomson Road circuit was name changed to the Singapore Grand Prix. The event was discontinued after 1973 and a variety of reasons have been optional, including an raise in traffic, the problem of having to close roads for the event and deadly accidents during the 1972 and 1973 races. It is also consideration that a rush of oil prices stemming from the Suez Crisis might have been to blame.
The Singapore Grand Prix is a motor race, at present in the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship. It is currently held in the Marina Bay area of Singapore. Leading new start of the event in 2008, the first race at the Marina Bay Circuit, This was the first formula 1 night race in the FIA history, Renault F1 team Spanish driver Fernando Alonso was won this race.
Singapore GP Circuit Info
Race Date: 25 September 2011
Number of Laps: 58
Circuit Length: 5.303 km
Race Distance: 307.274
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