For the first time, I went to the Sepang Circuit at Sepang to see the Malaysia F1 Grand Prix. I am not a fan of Formula 1, I once know Michael Shumacher and he is retired now and now I know about some new names. Watching it at home is pretty bored, running the track repeatly for about 50-60 laps. Interesting part is when the car crash but I did not see any in Malaysia.
But then as for the Singapore GP Night Street Race at September, I think I will be watching it on TV. It’s the first night race and it’s running on the street in Singapore city. It will be cool as it will be passing Singapore Flyer, Durian Esplanade and some other cool places in Singapore.
Back to Malaysia. Singapore race still has a long way to go. We arrived there at around 3 as there’s a long traffic jam on the way to the track. Cars were everywhere. We were late! The race started at 230pm and we were there in the middle of the race.
Don’t care, I still got a chance to see the race and listen to the sound. I saw people on the grass with umbrella and video cam mounted on a tripod although it says no video cam is allow. Nobody cares though.
We were sitting far from the podium and grand stand area, we were at some corner where it’s not excited because the car slow down at corner. No chance to see the fastness. People were selling earplug out there for RM5 and I got my noise canceling headphone for free where I brought it there with me and with my iPod plug in it. It did a good job on reducing the noise of the car.
Alvin were busy shooting away and so as I. The best part of watching F1 live at the circuit is to feel the loudness of the car engine. You won’t feel the real sound even if you have a good home theater system at home. The real loud sound at the track was so much louder than you watch on TV.
If I am not wrong, Malaysia is the hottest country for F1. Since Singapore is holding a night race, so it wouldn’t be so hot. It wasn’t so sunny that day, but a umbrella helps a lot. Luckily my friend brought a umbrella or else I will become a black when I came home.
Little group shot after the race. Introducing Cheong from the left, no need say and that’s me, Chien Chern, Nerry, Alvin, Liang Sun and Ernie.
Cheong eventually found a Indian who is an India Force fan wearing the same shirt with him and he asked us to help takes his pictures with the India Force fan.
And we went back right after the race ends. No chance seeing the Pit Babes or known as GP Girls to my friends because we were late. Teacher say if we want to see the Pit Babes, we have to be there early, before the race started. Too bad. Haha! The line down to the carpark was long and we waited like half an hour waiting for the traffic jam to get better before we took the hot-con bus to hotel.
Overall, it was an experience watching a live F1 show. Next is I want to see Singapore’s, see how good is their track. I think I should go again next year and hopefully no more hot-con bus. XD