Formula 1 - Marina Bay Street - Singapore
The first formula one to be held on the asian circuit was at the Marina Bay Street Singapore.In 2008 singapore hosted the formula one race which was also the first ever race under the lights, and it proved to be a huge success.The new circuit with famous skyline provided a truly spectacular backdrop.Fernando Alonso of Spain won the first ever race at the Marina Bay Circuit, driving for the Renault Formula 1 team.
The Singapore 2008 formula one race was surrounded by "Renault Formula One Crash Controversy",perpetrated by the renault Formula 1 team who ordered Nelason piquet jr.to crash deliberately,in order to get sporting advantage for his Renault team mate Fernando Alonso.
Fernando Alonso has won the race two times at the Marina Bay Circuit in 2008 and in 2010.Sebastian Vettel followed up with the victory in 2011 and in 2012.The race organizers signed a contract with the Formula One Management on the eve of 2012 event,that the Singapore Formula One Race will remain on the Formula 1 Calendar till 2017.
Bay Street Circuit - Singapore
Circuit Name -- Marina Bay
First Grand prix -- 2008
No of Laps -- 61
Circuit Length -- 5.065 Km
Race Distance -- 308.828 Km
Lap Record --1:48.574- S.Vettel