50% Discount for 2013 Formula 1 PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix Tickets

Published on December 13th, 2012

Currently on offer at 50 percent discount under its early bird promotions, fans can get tickets to catch the exhilarating 2013 PETRONAS Malaysian Grand Prix live at Sepang International Circuit (SIC) in March next year for as low as RM33.

But, fans would need to act fast in purchasing the tickets as the hot offer will be ending in just matter of days at the end of the year.

“As the year end is very fast approaching, I would like to remind fans to get their tickets now to grab our 50 percent discount. The offer ends on December 31. Come the New Year, it is back to normal prices,” says SIC Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Razlan Razali.

“With the discounts, our tickets are now selling as low as RM33. It will be the most affordable tickets as compared to other F1 venues. This is in line with our objective to make the 2013 Formula 1 PETRONAS Malaysian Grand Prix as affordable and accessable for all,” he said in a statement today.

The discounted RM33 ticket would give fans a full three-day access for natural grass seating at the uncovered Hillstands at K2, which faces the opening three corners, or at C1, which faces Turn 8 and 9 or C3, which gives clear view of Turns 11, 12, 13 and 14.

SIC, promoter and organizer of the event, would host Round 2 of FIA Formula 1 World Championship from March 22 to 24. The new season opens with the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne on the preceding weekend.

According to Razlan, the offer for 50 percent discounts applies to all tickets except for three zones, which are Diamond, Sapphire and Emerald.

With the discounts, seats at the F Grandstand, which provides perfect viewing of Turns 6, 7 and 8, are selling at only RM223 while seats at the K1 Grandstand, which sits above the first chicane, are being offered at RM333 only against its normal price of RM663.

Main Grandstand seats at the North Lower Tier, which faces the F1 team pit garages, are also selling at a bargain prices with seats at Crystal being offered at RM608; Turquoise at RM498; Jade at RM443 and Garnet selling at only RM388.

The two types of seats at the South side, which provides perfect viewing of intense actions at Turns 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and the back straight, are selling at RM388 for the upper tier Topaz seats and RM278 for the lower-tier Citrine seats.

Setting a target of 90,000 spectators for the race, Razlan said apart from wooing international fans to the race, SIC’s other emphasis would be in getting them to enjoy the Malaysian hospitality further at various tourists spot throughout the country.

“As we would be working closely with Tourism Malaysia, there would be plenty of packages on offer especially in conjunction with the GP Mega Sale during that period,” he added.

Marking the 15th edition of F1 race in Malaysia, Razlan said the 2013 Formula 1 PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix, will be an exhilarating affair of world class racing, entertainment and street parties; and an unrivalled experience shopping extravaganza and enjoying Malaysia’s scenic beauty and tropical weather.

“It will be a full package of race, partying, shopping and traveling … the 2013 Formula 1 PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix will feature a grand celebration of these elements in conjunction with the 15th anniversary of the event. We are planning a massive celebration in Malaysia in conjunction with the 15th edition of the F1 race this year. It’s a major milestone for us. It will be the biggest celebration of F1 in Malaysia and it will involve the whole of 1Malaysia,” Razlan said, adding that the events to be lined up are the Malaysian GP Sale, concerts by international artists, autoshows, the F1 Gala Dinner and the PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix Showcase.

words & pix: SIC

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