Singapore’s leading luxury residential property developer, SC Global Developments Limited is delighted to announce that their team SC Global Racing fielded by Multi Champion Craig Baird sped to victory in their own title race the Porsche SC Global Carrera Cup Asia – Singapore 2012, just before the Formula 1 drivers lined up on the gridline for the qualifying tonight. No stranger to the Singapore podium, Craig Baird has scored a podium finish for all 5 of Carrera Cup races he has competed in at the Marina Bay Circuit over the past 3 years and this was the third time that the New Zealander led the Singapore team to victory; in the 2010 event Craig scored an unprecedented two consecutive wins for the SC Global Racing team in their home race at the Marina Bay Circuit.
Commenting on the triumphant win, Simon Cheong, CEO and Chairman of SC Global Developments said “Craig is an extremely talented driver, with an uncompromising drive to be the very best which resonates with our SC Global brand. We are extremely proud of him and it was a very special moment to be able to personally present him his trophy on the Formula 1 podium.”
Craig Baird said on his victory “What an incredible moment! To win in Singapore is extremely meaningful for me it is undoubtedly one of most challenging racetracks with an amazing atmosphere and I feel very proud to take my team to victory in their home race.” He added, “This was no easy task, street circuits are unforgiving to any mistakes and there are some very talented drivers beside me on the track. But I was determined to win and it paid off.”
This is the fifth consecutive year that SC Global Developments has partnered with Porsche Asia Pacific as title sponsors of the Porsche SC Global Carrera Cup Asia – Singapore 2011, an official support race of the 2012 Formula 1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix. This partnership comes as a result of shared core values that include exceptional design, ultimate performance, excellence and success.
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