Singapore Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton makes it four poles in a row for McLaren at Singapore GP

Lewis Hamilton steers his McLaren around the track on his way to sealing pole position in today's race. Photo: EPA

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton maintained his team's improved form by claiming pole position yesterday for the Singapore Grand Prix, and with a handy buffer to his Formula One championship rivals.

Sunday, 23 September, 2012, 2:43am

Making a dream come true

Colin Syn can afford a wry little laugh when he thinks back to his time as a student in London of the 1960s.

6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

From head-scratching to hottest ticket in town

As executive director of event promoters Singapore GP and the Lushington Entertainment group, Michael Roche has a unique insight into not only the running of the grand prix itself but all the action that swirls around it.

6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Models, drivers in top F1 gear to raise funds for educational charity

Singapore's Formula One car race is still three months away but that isn't stopping local racing enthusiasts from testing their driving skills - if not behind the wheels of million-dollar F1 vehicles then with lookalike, model slot cars.

28 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Night Vision

The 2008 Formula One SingTel Singapore Grand Prix is an historic event not to be missed. Held from September 26-28, the 15th leg of this season's race is at one of two new circuits included in this year's driving championships, and will be the first one in the history of the sport to be held at night. Tickets are available from

1 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Lion City is wired and ready to flick the big switch

A state-of-the-art lighting system, four times as powerful as a typical sports stadium, will give Lewis Hamilton and company the feeling they are driving in daylight.

20 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Lighting up the way

Former world champion Fernando Alonso said 'impossible', fellow Formula One star David Coulthard called it a 'gimmick', but Singapore Grand Prix executive director Michael Roche says a 'unique and exciting challenge' is about to become a reality.

20 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Street circuit to provide historic night-time thrills for F1 fans

Plans are under way for Singapore to light up in the second half of next year, literally, when the city is expected to become the first in Formula One history to host a night-time race. The announcement followed confirmation in May that Singapore would host a round of the 2008 FIA Formula One World Championship for at least five years.

9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Policeman was racing force

FROM 1963 to 1973, Albert Poon was a virtual dynamo in the Hong Kong racing scene. After 10 years as a Hong Kong police inspector, Poon quit the force in 1966 to concentrate on racing.

Here is a look back at a few of Poon's many motor racing achievements.

21 Oct 1994 - 12:00am