Here’s a new picture showing just how bright the lighting will be at the inaugual Singapore Grand Prix this year:
The Singapore race organisers trialled a new lighting system recently along St Andrew’s Road in front of the Padang – where the cars will hit 260kph during this year’s race.
More pictures below:
They’ve also tested out the lighting system that will be used for flag warnings:
Concerns have been expressed by drivers and fans about the safety of racing at night – but from these pictures it looks as though the race will be very well-lit.
According to the organisers the pit building is 65% complete and resurfacing work on parts of the circuit are and resurfacing work on part of the track has begun.
The 2008 Singapore Grand Prix will be held on 26-28th September. It will be F1’s first night race and is expected to be followed by Malaysia in 2009 and possibly several other Asian circuits in the near future.
No news on the environmental impact of running all those lights though…
High resolution pictures