You’ve seen the famous F1 banners up on lamp posts and if you've managed to get yourself a ticket to the race, well, congratulations, you’re a couple weeks’ shy to the event!
For those who have been wondering when’s the race, it’s from 16th
September to 18th
September, and will be at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
P.S. Don’t forget to download the HHWT Travel Planner app
to find yummy halal food in Singapore! The app is available on Google Play for Android
and iTunes Store for iOS!
Why watch the race?
Get a chance to see your favourite race driver and their cool cars, and if you’re lucky, score a selfie with them!
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Feel the drivers’ adrenaline. If you’ve never been to the Formula 1 event before and have been watching them via television, try it for yourself and it’ll be a whole new experience! Find out how fast your eyes can capture the moving cars, watch the drivers overtake other racers or manoeuvre a sharp bend. Most of all, experience the heart-thumping sounds that fills the arena!
Now let us look at what’s in store!
1. Get your hands on the official F1 Merchandise
Credit: SingaporeGrandPrix For F1 fans who didn’t get
a chance to purchase any merchandise last year, don’t forget to bring in some cash to enjoy yours this time! In addition to the official F1 merchandise, there will also be a 2016 F1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix merchandise. Don’t miss it!
2. Catch the big action on track
What else would you be here for? Before the official Formula One race starts, there will be practice sessions, so expect a whole day of exhilaration at the circuit. Don’t be surprised if you can hear them a couple of kilometres away!
3. Experience the electrifying atmosphere of live entertainment
Enjoy different acts by awesome international bands such as Imagine Dragons, Kylie Minogue, Bastille and Pentatonix! Locals bands like Gentle Bones, Wicked Aura and Charlie Lim & The Mothership will also be performing at the event.
Hang out with them, and others, but take note that these performances spread across the 3-day event at different stages. Check out
the artist line-up and their performance times.
4. Race off for your best picture
Challenge yourself to capture these shiny fast-moving cars with your camera! With Marina Bay’s skyline, get to a high rise building and shoot the panoramic view in as well.
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Don’t be in a rush to go home! There will be
fireworks at the end of the race, so keep a lookout on the last day of the event.
5. Keep your tummies happy with yummy food and beverage
Food and beverage will be available at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. They have a range of local and international restaurants, along with vegetarian and halal food providers.
P.S. If you're in search of other halal eateries, download the HHWT Travel Planner app
, available on iTunes Store for iOS
and Google Play for Android
, where you find all kinds of halal food and MORE!
F1 RACE SCHEDULE
Friday 16th September 2016
Practice Session: 2:40PM – 11PM
Saturday 17th September 2016
Singapore Grand Prix Practice & Qualifying: 2:40PM – 10PM
Sunday 18th September 2016
Singapore Grand Prix: 8PM
(Other race starts at 3pm to 5:35pm)
How to get there:
The Singapore Grand Prix will stretch the whole of Marina Bay, so use this guide
to help yourself around.
Gate opens from 2:30pm to 12:30am daily
For more information, please proceed to the official website here
Remember to wear comfortable clothing, pack light and don't forget your sunscreen! Soak in the atmosphere and enjoy!