"2009 FORMULA 1™ ING AUstRALIAN GRANd PRIx"
2009 FORMULA 1™ ING AUstRALIAN GRANd PRIx MELBOURNE // 26 – 29 March 2009* EvENt HIGHLIGHts // tHE FIRst FORMULA ONE™ RACE OF tHE 2009 WORLd CHAMPIONsHIP sERIEs // v8 sUPERCARs // NEW FOR 2009! tWILIGHt FORMULA ONE™ RACE ON sUNdAy // AFtER RACE CONCERt FEAtURING ‘tHE WHO’ // GP AdvANtAGE BENEFIts (sEE INsIdE FOR dEtAILs) * Date subject to Fia confirmation in late 2008. www.williment.co.nz welcome To The 2009 Formula 1™ Ing ausTralIan granD PrIx the 2009 Formula 1™ ING Australian Grand Prix 26-29 March, is a four-day extravaganza of speed and excitement that has become the benchmark in Formula One™. Besides an action packed line-up of elite motor racing, a host of other offerings will keep you entertained throughout the day. set in picturesque Albert Park and offering stunning views of Melbourne’s skyline, the 2009 Formula 1™ ING Australian Grand Prix will be a feast for the senses. Nothing compares to the adrenalin-charged action of Formula One™. Formula One™ racing is synonymous with glamour, sophistication, cutting-edge technology and meticulous teamwork, all combining to present the perfect day out for you and your friends. An array of first-class support categories and a carnival of off-track entertainment come together to give you a weekend you’ll never forget. New features for the 2009 event include: • twilight Formula One™ Race on sunday • the best Australian support race categories • Great off track entertainment and attractions • Bonus Inclusion – GP Advantage Benefits! NEW FOR 2009 – GP AdvANtAGE BENEFIts! grandstand tickets* paid on/before 18 December 2008 are eligible to receive gP advantage benefits. even more reasons to make sure you’re a gP advantage member for 2009: • • • • • • opportunity to register for a Behind the scenes tour invitation† sunday Pit straight Walk invitation exclusive gP advantage Cap and Commemorative Pin gP advantage membership card access to gP advantage Bars UP to 3 Chances to Win a ride in a 2-seater Formula one™ car.# see Conditions of sale and Conditions of entry for details (available at www.grandprix.com.au or by calling (+61 3 9258 7100). † subject to availability. Conditions apply, see www.grandprix.com.au or call +61 3 9258 7100 for details. Join Formula one™ fans for a self guided behind the scenes experience at the 2009 Formula 1™ ing australian grand Prix. eligible grandstand ticket holders will have access to the circuit on the Wednesday evening 25 march 2009 for exclusive insights into australia’s premier motorsport event. the Behind the scenes tour is available on request at the time of booking (subject to availability). the promotion began at 9:00am (aest) on monday 28th July and ends at 4:59pm on Wednesday 24th December 2008. Participation in prize is subject to strict height and weight restrictions. For full terms and conditions go to www.grandprix.com.au or call +61 3 9258 7100 for details nsW Permit no. LtPs/08/07296, ViC Permit no. 08/3332, aCt Permit no. tP08/03034 and sa t08/2916. offer is not available to general admission ticket holders. # * PhoTo // aerial shot of the australian grand Prix circuit in melbourne. PhoTo // thrills and spills – the excitement never ends! 2 tICKEt OPtIONs CORPORAtE HOsPItALIty the range of corporate facilities offers the perfect mix of business and pleasure during the southern hemisphere’s best networking opportunity. each provides great viewing positions around the track, luxurious décor and gourmet food and drink. options include private or shared facilities. WILLIMENt sPORts tRAvEL RECOMMENd Fangio grandstand – main straight – start/Finish line Located in a prime position on the main straight stretching across the start/finish line. Directly opposite the pit garages and podium, the Fangio will give you the inside view of all the pit changes and pre-race entertainment. three large superscreens opposite keep you in touch with all the action. Prost grandstand – Turn 16 Located on turn 16, the Prost grandstand gives you the best of both worlds. From the up close slow cornering of turns 15 and 16, to the sensational speeds of the Formula one™ cars as they accelerate up the straight. the superscreen opposite will keep you up with the rest of the action around the track. Jones grandstand – Turn 1 Located at turn 1 (driver’s left) at the northern end of the main straight. Positioned at the popular first chicane, it gives you sensational close up viewing of the driving action on turns 1 and 2. With a superscreen directly opposite you won’t miss a single gear change. this stand is the most popular with our clients! brabham grandstand – Turns 1 & 2 – Inside Track Located between turns 1 & 2 (driver’s right) at the northern end of the main straight. you will be as close as you can get to all the drama and action of turns 1 & 2 without being in one of the cars. if that’s not enough, you can also catch the action on the superscreen directly opposite the stand. new For 2009 – Four corner grandstand tickets a different grandstand each day, the Four Corner grandstand ticket provides an opportunity to experience four different grandstand locations across the four days of the event. Choose from Brabham, Fangio, Clark or schumacher grandstand for sunday, and you’ll be allocated seats in the remaining three grandstands automatically for the other three days. seats cannot be requested. chicane skybox roof – syndicated corporate Facility Located on the main straight on turns 1 and 2, the Chicane skybox roof delivers one of the most awesome views of the Circuit. there is partial superscreen viewing from your seat reserved undercover in the grandstand. Beverages can be served whilst in your seat and all catering is served in the dining marquee located at ground level behind the grandstand. enjoy four days of catering including morning and afternoon teas, buffet luncheon, tea, coffee and beverages. Please note: Williment sports travel can also request tickets in the following stands – Brabham, moss, senna, schumacher, Clark and Waite grandstands along with other Corporate hospitality options. Please contact Williment sports travel for a quotation. GRANdstANd Four-day reserved grandstand seating with a choice of eight grandstand locations around albert Park circuit. GENERAL AdMIssION the freedom to roam the circuit and check out the action from a number of different vantage points. the albert Park circuit has six huge viewing mounds strategically located around the circuit, four of which have superscreen viewing so you don’t miss any of the action. your general admission ticket also includes free access to the circuit’s public attractions including the national support race Paddock. (Price on application). The conditions of sale and conditions of entry a. “Williment sports travel Limited is an independent contractor to, and is not an agent or associate of, the australian grand Prix Corporation or grand Prix travel office”; and “the Conditions of sale and Conditions of entry (and, if applicable, the Corporate Facility standard terms and Conditions and the Conditions of entry to the Behind the scenes tour) (the Conditions) apply to tickets and attendance at the 2009 Formula 1™ ing australian grand Prix. the Conditions are available from agPC on request or at www.grandprix.com.au and a copy of each is available upon request”. b. PhoTo // V8 supercars! www.williment.co.nz 3 MANtRA ON LIttLE BOURKE mantra on Little Bourke, formerly Pacific international suites, is a four and a half star all-suites boutique hotel in the heart of melbourne city. situated on Little Bourke street adjacent to the law courts, the hotel is ideally located with major attractions, restaurants, entertainment and shopping only a short stroll away. the hotel also offers leisure facilities including a spa, sauna, gymnasium. the restaurant is open to serve dinner every night and the adjoining bar is open until late. the mantra on Little Bourke is very popular with our clients who return year after year! tOUR ItINERARy Thursday 26 march Depart from auckland, Wellington or Christchurch on air new Zealand today. after clearing immigration, collect your bags and pass through Customs checks and into the arrivals hall. Williment sports travel staff will be in the arrivals hall to greet you and direct you to your coach for the drive into the city. the journey by charter coach takes approximately 30 minutes depending on traffic. on arrival at the mantra on Little Bourke , check in for a four night stay. Please note, if you are on a morning arrival your hotel room may not be available until early afternoon, however the hotel will be happy to store your luggage. those of you wishing to head to albert Park can board the tram at southern Cross station and you will be dropped off outside gate 1. Friday 27 march today, make your way to the circuit at your leisure using the trams. over the next three days enjoy Formula one racing, including practice sessions, displays, demonstrations and parades throughout the day. this evening, join other supporters for a Welcome get together in the hotel. saturday 28 march today, make your way to the circuit at your leisure using the trams. this evening you may want to consider our Draculas dinner option – ‘Black Blood’. sunday 29 march this morning, make your way to the circuit in time for the Formula one™ warm up followed by a parade of the Formula one™ Drivers. at 5 pm the 2009 FormULa 1™ ing aUstraLian granD Prix commences with a race duration of approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. the after race concert is scheduled to start at 7.30 pm. monday 30 march this morning you will be transferred to melbourne airport for your air new Zealand direct flight back to auckland, Wellington or Christchurch. tOUR INCLUsIONs • • • • • • • • • • return airfares in economy class on air new Zealand from auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to melbourne airport and airline security and departure taxes Four nights hotel accommodation at the mantra on Little Bourke meet & greet at melbourne airport on arrival (group flights only) return airport to hotel transfers – seat in coach basis (group flights only) officially supplied ‘4 Day’ grandstand ticket or Corporate hospitality option Free tram transfers to and from albert Park circuit (as part of your grand Prix ticket) tour merchandise Welcome get together on Friday evening the services of a Williment sports travel host throughout NOt INCLUdEd IN tHE PRICE creDIT // gallery photos courtesy of the “mantra on Little Bourke”, melbourne • • travel insurance policy meals, drinks and other items of a personal nature www.williment.co.nz 4 2009 FORMULA 1™ ING AUstRALIAN GRANd PRIx tOUR COsts Per Person – InclusIve Tour TIckeT oPTIons Fangio Prost Jones or BraBham ChiCane skyBox rooF extra night rate TwIn/Double $2,725 $2,785 $2,975 $4,745 $299 sIngle $3,470 $3,530 $3,720 $5,490 $149 dRACULAs dINNER & sHOW – ‘BLACK BLOOd’ a retro goth comedy show, featuring Vampire themed variety acts that spring straight out of south London’s popular electro rock era of the 1980’s. Black Blood oozes with spandex, black lace and wicked satire as it rips into modern culture with fangs bared and a healthy appetite for laughter. Join Williment clients on saturday 28 march for the ghost train ride into Dracula’s cocktail bar, followed by a three course dinner, all pre-show entertainment and a two-hour live horror-comedy show. Drinks are not included in the ticket price but can be purchased on the night. Cost $89 per person. *Deduct $150 per person for Christchurch departures Per Person – lanD only TIckeT oPTIons Fangio Prost Jones ChiCane skyBox rooF extra night rate TwIn/Double $1,735 $1,795 $1,985 $3,755 $299 sIngle $2,480 $2,540 $2,730 $4,500 $149 FLIGHt ANd tICKEt INCLUsIONs • • • • return airfares in economy class on air new Zealand from auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to melbourne. airport and airline security and departure taxes. officially supplied ‘4 Day’ grandstand ticket or Corporate hospitality option. Free tram transfers to and from albert Park circuit (as part of your grand Prix ticket). creDIT // Photos courtesy of Charles Coates, steven tee, Lorenzo Bellanca and steve etherington /Lat Photographic. Per Person – FlIghT anD TIckeT only TIckeT oPTIons Fangio Prost Jones ChiCane skyBox rooF sIngle $1,760 $1,820 $2,015 $3,780 *Deduct $150 per person for Christchurch departures. www.williment.co.nz 5 www.williment.co.nz auckland office Po Box 101032 nsmC, albany 0745, auckland tel. (+64) 9 448 0299 Fax. (+64) 9 415 6679 email. email@example.com bay of Plenty office Po Box 13648 tauranga 3141 tel. (+64) 7 571 7950 Fax. (+64) 7 571 7951 email. firstname.lastname@example.org wellington office Po Box 589 Wellington 6140 tel. (+64) 4 380 2500 Fax. (+64) 4 380 2501 email. email@example.com christchurch office Po Box 9073 Christchurch 8149 tel. (+64) 3 963 7000 Fax. (+64) 3 963 7001 email. firstname.lastname@example.org BUSINESS TRAVEL EVENT MANAGEMENT SpoRTS TRAVEL ToURS