The heat is on at the 2011 Formula One Grand Prix in Malaysia
Friday 1, April 2011
A highlight of the Formula One series, the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix returns to Malaysia for 2011! Race enthusiasts travelling to Kuala Lumpur in April will not only get to watch the world’s hottest race on the state-of-the-art Sepang international circuit but will experience the city’s biggest event – the Kuala Lumpur Grand Prix City 2011.
Built in 1999, the course at Sepang is attracting attention from race-goers as being a fantastic circuit with world-class facilities. Combine this excellent course with the eighth edition of the Kuala Lumpur Grand Prix City event and the excitement looks set to reach fever-pitch!
The Kuala Lumpur Grand Prix City will be greater than ever this year, showcasing the lifestyle and culture of Malaysia through thrilling concerts, race-themed events, F1 racing exhibitions, street racing shows, exclusive parties, fashion extravaganzas, as well as great dining and shopping experiences leading up to the race day on the 10th of April.
Malaysian Grand Prix Sale
The Malaysian Grand Prix sale has already begun and will continue until the 15th of April. Visitors can enjoy savings of up to 70% discount on almost everything Kuala Lumpur has to offer. Take a trip to the latest mall at Bukit Bintang – “Fahrenheit 88”, a new leading retail destination for fashion, food and lifestyle. At Fahrenheit 88 shoppers can view the F1 cars of the Merdeces GP Petronas team and take photos at the winner podium to experience the adrenaline!
Red Bull Speed Street Kuala Lumpur
Enthusiasts will feel the heat of the race even before the big day at the Red Bull Speed Street event, taking place on the 3rd of April. A Red Bull team driver will drive a F1 car up the iconic shopping strip of Jalan Bukit Bintang to give a unique opportunity for visitors to experience the energy of F1 in the heart of the city. Visit the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur to catch the special appearance by Team Lotus drivers, Heikki Kovalainen and Jarno Trulli and the F1 cars of the team, which are on display from the 4th to the 10th of April.
“Twin Towers @live 2011”
Kuala Lumpur is proud to announce its first international mega concert which will be held at the iconic Twin Towers of Kuala Lumpur. It will be open to the public for 2 nights on the 8th and the 9th April and is absolutely FREE! A special seating area will be made available for F1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix grandstand ticket holders. International headliners include Grammy-nominated band The Fray, and Hoobastank, an American rock band. Also performing in Kuala Lumpur on the 10th April at Putra World Trade Centre is Bruno Mars, the recent winner of the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Performance.
STYLO Fashion Grand Prix
Exciting fashion events will run from the 2nd to the 10th of April and will feature fashion shows, awards, a fashion ball and Grand Prix themed parties, all held at historical buildings. More fashion shows will be staged at the Pavilion Pitstop including the Spring Summer MaxMara Red Carpet Fashion Showcase on 3rd April. A display of Stuart Weitzman’s Swarovski boots will be on display from the 1st to the 30th of April at the Pavilion KL in celebration of the International Show Festival. The first created pair of Stuart Weitzman’s boots was worn by mega-star Rihanna at the 2010 Academy Awards.
Experience the F1 Grand Prix in Malaysia!
Visit Kuala Lumpur’s hottest season and you can look forward to a world class sporting event that offers spectacular Formula One race action and a great festival atmosphere at the eighth edition of Kuala Lumpur’s Grand Prix City 2011.
Peoplestravel are offering a fantastic package deal to Malaysia for the Grand Prix, flying via Malaysia Airlines, from just £1144 per person. Price includes return flights to Kuala Lumpur and round-trip airport transfers, 5-nights at the Equatorial Hotel in a superior room with breakfasts included and three day tickets to the Grand Prix; practice, qualifying and race day.
For more information please call 0844 472 3210 or visit www.peoples.travel
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