Special RM99 Tickets for 2007

27th December, Sepang, Kuala Lumpur -  Formula One promoter Sepang International Circuit (SIC) will go a more aggressive campaign beginning January in selling tickets for the 2007 Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix including offering limited special-priced tickets for on-line purchasers.

Citrine Main Grandstand tickets, which are priced at RM500 for entry on Race Day on April 8, would be offered as low as RM99 for the first 500 purchasers effective on January 1, 2007. "After the first 500 tickets, we will offer the next 1,000 tickets at RM199 and the last batch of next 1,500 tickets at RM299. Purchases, however, must be made through internet at our official website www.malaysiangp.com.my," says SIC General Manager Datuk Ahmad Mustafa.

With a seating capacity of 9,000 spectators, Citrine seats face the South Track with clear view of the slower and twisted Turns, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 where most of the overtaking maneuvers take place.

Beginning January 1, SIC would also launch its F1 Early Bird Package where it would be opening satellite booths at major shopping malls around Klang Valley; offering the first 2,000 ticket purchases special editions F1 kits.

"Their tickets, which be sold at five percent discount, will come with a limited edition early bird pass, lanyard and earplug," said Ahmad, adding that SIC was confident of its best ever spectator turnout for the 2007 event.

Sepang would host Round 2 of the 2007 Formula One World Championship from April 6 to 8 " three weeks after the opening race in Melbourne, Australia on March 18. Targeting 120,000 spectators for the race, SIC will be banking from the pull of the Visit Malaysian Year 2007 programmes and promotions to increase the number of spectators, which stood at 107,634 last year for its highest ever F1 attendance.
In promoting Formula One among the young, SIC is offering a 50 percent discount for students for tickets at the covered Hillstand C2, which is sold at RM150 for a three-day entry from April 6 to 8.
Apart from the comfort of being covered open areas, fans at Hillstand C2 would also have the luxury of a giant screen to allow them to closely follow the entire 56-lap race around the 5.543-km track.

"For 2007, we have also introduced a special GP Package that will provide different seats for ticket purchasers for each of the three days to provide maximum enjoyment for the racing fans," said Ahmad.
GP Package 1, which is selling at RM1,200, provides a seating at K1 Gold on Friday, Main Grandstand Topaz on Saturday and at Crystal at the Main Grandstand during the race.
Selling at RM1,100, fans with the GP Package 2 will enjoy the free practice session on Friday at Topaz, qualifying on Saturday from the K1 Gold and the race on Sunday from their Turquoise seats at the Main Grandstand.

The GP Package 3 provides alternate seats at Turquoise, Crystal and Topaz at RM1,000 while the final GP Package 4 will allow fans to enjoy the upcoming Formula One Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix from seats at Crystal, Turquoise and the K1 Grandstand with RM800.
Offer for the GP Package closes on February 28, 2007 while the five percent discount for tickets closes on January 31.  

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