According to the book, Event Management an Asian Perspective by Glen McCartney, Event Tourism is essentially an event that is staged by the destination to appeal to and benefit from visitors, domestic and international. The event is the visitor’s primary purpose or motive for visiting, with the destination receiving either positive or negative impacts as a consequence of hosting it. One of the event tourism in Asia is Formula One which also known as Formula 1 or F1, and officially referred to as the FIA Formula One World Championship. It is the highest class of single seated auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA). The "formula" in the name refers to a set of rules with which all participants' cars must comply. The F1 season consists of a series of races, known as Grands Prix ("big prize" when translated in to English), held on purpose-built circuits and public roads. The results of each race are combined to determine two annual World Championships, one for the drivers and one for the constructors, with racing drivers, constructor teams, track officials, organizers, and circuits required to be holders of valid Super Licenses, the highest class of racing license issued by the FIA. In this world, there are 68 countries that organized this tourism event in their own circuits. In Asia there are several circuit build to organize this prestige event. The different is via its type of circuits whether they are race, street, road, or hybrid circuits. In South East Asia, there are 2 countries that organize it which are Malaysia and Singapore. In Malaysia this event is located at Sepang International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur. It is a well-known race circuit and one of the world’s best circuit in this arena. The race name is Malaysian Grand-Prix and it is organized for 1999 to 2015 seasons. While for Singapore, Formula 1 is located in Marina Bay Street Circuit and the race called Singapore Grand-Prix. The special element...
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