Many Singaporeans have forgotten that the country's first Grand Prix has already taken place! This extensively illustrated volume presents the events and significant personalities which made up the 13 Grand Prix motor races which took place on the "Snakes & Devils" Upper Thomson Circuit. The background and history of Singapore's earliest motor sports and the Johor Grand Prix is overviewed from the 1930s. The narrative is enhanced by the inclusion of many annotated photographs of the events, vehicles, local and international participants and supporters, the equipment and outfits and accompanying display which made up the 13 annual Grand Prix of 1961-1973. A permanent circuit was not built and the reasons for the end of the series are given as unclear. With tabulated data on the 13 events, glossary, bibliography and index.
Snakes & Devils: A History of the Singapore Grand Prix
PublisherMarshall Cavendish Editions