Masters Historic Racing and Masters HGP have today announced that there will be a support race for Historic Formula One cars at the 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix held on the Marina Bay Street circuit, 19-21 September. The Masters support race will showcase some magnificent, mouth-watering F1 machinery, providing a unique spectacle for every fan of Formula One.
Masters Historic Racing organises and promotes the FIA Masters Historic Formula One Championship and its sister North American organisation, Masters HGP, looks after racing in North America. The two series will combine to provide a selected 20-car grid on the streets of Singapore, for the ultimate historic F1 experience.
All invited entrants will be supported with a significant travel and accommodation package to attend the event, which will to be a unique and thrilling experience at a stunning venue.
The Formula One cars from the 1970s and 80s, running 3-litre engines and in period livery, will provide a breathtaking display, taking a snapshot of how Formula One looked decades ago and also providing excellent, nail biting racing.
Ron Maydon, the President and Founder of Masters said: “We are honoured to have been asked to provide a grid for the 2014 Singapore Grand Prix. We are looking at taking 20 of the most iconic cars of the era, which we will come from combination of our North American and European series drivers. It will be the first time that the Singaporean motor racing fans will have seen such cars in action and we are confident that they will enjoy the sights and sounds of a super-fast history lesson just as much as watching their current F1 heroes.”
“Masters is a great addition to our support track action. We are delighted to select the best of the best historic Formula One cars to race under Singapore’s lights just like their modern counterparts at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. Fans can look forward to the thrilling spectacle of racing history set against the stunning Singapore skyline,” said Colin Syn, Deputy Chairman, Singapore GP Pte Ltd.