With less than a month to the 2010 Formula 1
Singtel Singapore Grand Prix, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts and
Singapore GP, in conjunction with Singapore Flyer, are showcasing
Singapore’s very own eco-friendly Formula One replica cars.
The creations are part of the inaugural
“Pan Pacific – Singapore GP Recycle Challenge 2010”, which aims to
encourage youth to tap on their creativity and build a Formula One
racing car through the use of recycled materials or with an
This exhibition will be housed at the foyer of
Singapore Flyer from 2 to 30 September and is open to the public
everyday between 8:30am to 10pm, where visitors can marvel at the
life-size replicas created by young talents in Singapore.
The exhibition will feature seven finalist
exhibits representing the works of tertiary students from
Singapore Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic, Raffles Design
Institute and Dunman High School.
Measuring approximately 2.5m
long by 0.9m wide, the lifesize submissions showcase ingenious
ways of re-using sustainable materials such as cardboard boxes,
bamboo sticks, drink cartons and even agricultural waste fibrous
materials which allow internal lighting to emit through it, thus
resulting in a glowing replica.
An official judging event will take place on 23
September to determine the top three teams which will win prizes
worth over Sin$40,000 in total, comprising coveted three-day passes
to the Green Room, Pit Grandstand and Premier Walkabout tickets
for 2010 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix courtesy of the
race promoter Singapore GP, exclusive invitations to the Red Bull
Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso Paddocks and Garages to see the
cars up close and meet the team drivers Sebastian Vettel, Mark
Webber, Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari, plus stays at Pan
Pacific Singapore and Pan Pacific Orchard.
In addition, all visitors to this exhibition can
also participate in a “Guess The Winner” contest to win Singapore
Flyer tickets, weekend stays and dining experiences at the Pan Pacific
Singapore and Pan Pacific Orchard.
“This eco-friendly exhibition not only helps to
generate greater public awareness of environmental issues among
our local community, but also celebrates talent, innovation and
teamwork, qualities of our younger generation,” said Ivan Lee,
Area Vice President for Pan Pacific Hotels Group. “This exhibition
involves both Pan Pacific Singapore and Pan Pacific Orchard hotels
in one of Singapore’s most high profile events of the year while
generating creativity and environmental awareness amongst
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