Staging the first Formula 1® night race at Marina Bay made Singapore the focus of global attention in 2008. But this is only half the narrative, as for 13 years from 1961, the Lion City also gained international attention when it hosted the Singapore Grand Prix of both car and motorbike races. In the mid-1900s, Singapore was widely regarded as the motor racing capital of Asia. Marked by the twists and turns of a World War, urban development, innovation and the individual drives of Singapore motor enthusiasts, the history of motor racing on the island is entwined with Singapore's rise as a modern city-state. Travel almost a century back to 1907 to discover the whole story of motor racing in Singapore.