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Singapore Grand Prix in Numbers

SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX IN NUMBERS As the FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix celebrates the success for the first-ever floodlit night race in Formula One history, here are a few of the numbers behind the story. 1. - Fernando Alonso.

SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX IN NUMBERS

As the FORMULA 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix celebrates the success for the first-ever floodlit night race in Formula One history, here are a few of the numbers behind the story.

1. - Fernando Alonso. The first night race winner in Grand Prix history.

5.067 km - The lap distance of the Marina Bay Circuit

61 laps - The race distance (308.95 km) completed by Fernando Alonso in 1 hour 57 minutes 16.304 seconds

99 - The age of the historic Anderson Bridge, just before Turn 13. Built in 1909, it was originally designed to handle bullock-carts.

104.014 seconds - Fastest qualifying lap (1m 44.014s), set by the Ferrari of Felipe Massa in Q2.

172.740 km/h - Average speed for the fastest lap of the race. 1m 45.599s set by the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen.

220 metres - Distance calculated that Felipe Massa dragged his refuelling rig - and the distance the Ferrari mechanics had to sprint to retrieve it!

298 km/h - Fastest speed recorded. Heikki Kovalainen’s McLaren Mercedes at the speed trap on Raffles Boulevard, between turn 6 and turn 7.

800 - The Singapore Grand Prix was the sport’s 800th World Championship race

1,500 - The number of 2,000 watt lighting units, used to illuminate the track

4,000 - The number of raceday guests in the exclusive Formula One Paddock Club. A sell-out and a record number at a Grand Prix.

100,000+ - The sell-out, capacity crowd, who watched the Singapore Grand Prix trackside on Sunday evening.

30 million - The number of TV viewers in the five main European markets of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, estimated to have watched the live coverage of the Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix.

27 September - Date of the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX - WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!!

-credit: singaporegp.sg

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