Nigerians To Experience Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix
By Dipo Olowookere
Sport loving Nigerians, especially the car racing freaks, will have a unique opportunity of being part of the forthcoming Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix, which will run between September 28, 2016 to October 2, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Lyxvara Concierge, has disclosed.
Lyxvara Concierge, the firm packaging the programme in Nigeria, is a first class sport tourism, which has its headquarters in Lagos.
The 18th edition of the Formula 1 Malaysia Grand Prix is the first time it has been moved in the F1 calendar for many years.
Coming right after the Singapore F1 Grand Prix, the race offers a unique double F1 treat in Southeast Asia.
“With an exciting cluster of events throughout the race week, including a demo run, auto carnival, fan engagement programmes with the drivers, and a spectacular post-race concert, the newly redefined F1 is not to be missed!,” the company said in a statement.
The statement explained that families looking forward to soaking up the thrills at Sepang can enjoy improved family-friendly activities at the circuit with the ever popular X-track returning on popular demand, showcasing motorsports-themed thrills such as drifting, rallying, go-karting, ATV rides and more, for fans of all ages.
For the trip, an Economy Return Ticket. Lagos to Kuala Lumpur; visa; 5 star hotel accommodation (5 Nights + Breakfast); VIP Grand Prix Event access; and After Race concert access featuring Usher Raymond will cost N600, 00k.
The inaugural Grand Prix at Sepang was held in 1999, and saw Michael Schumacher return to the sport after his absence due to a broken leg sustained at that year’s British Grand Prix. Ferrari dominated the race, with Schumacher handing the victory to title-hopeful team-mate Eddie Irvine, only for both Ferraris to be disqualified due to a technical irregularity, before later being reinstated