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5 Exciting Things to Look Forward to During The F1 Night Race in Singapore

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Lyn Lydiana  •  Sep 08, 2016

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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.

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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! [caption id="attachment_11362" align="alignnone" width="900"]
SINGAPORE - SEPTEMBER 21: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing moves around Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP after he experienced problems during the start of the formation lap during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 21, 2014 in Singapore, Singapore. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Nico Rosberg;Sebastian Vettel
Credit: f1fanatic[/caption] 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
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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
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Credit: @f1nightrace 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
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Credit: SingaporeGrandPrix 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
SINGAPORE - SEPTEMBER 21: Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing leads Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 21, 2014 in Singapore, Singapore. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Daniel Ricciardo;Kimi Raikkonen
Credit: f1fanatic 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. [caption id="attachment_11367" align="alignnone" width="900"]
Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing and Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W05 in parc ferme. Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Singapore Grand Prix, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore, Race Day, Sunday 21 September 2014.
Credit: f1fanatic [/caption] 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!
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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. Opening Hours: Gate opens from 2:30pm to 12:30am daily Ticket Prices: 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!