Tips

Tips


A-Z tips on how to make the most out of your 2017 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX weekend

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Always check that you have the correct ticket

Ensure you have the correct ticket for the corresponding day. Tickets are non-transferable on the day or during the day of presentation and must be displayed at all times.

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Bring your credit card and some cash into the Circuit Park

For your convenience, credit cards are accepted at several Food & Beverage outlets and all merchandise stores. Do note that some food stations accept cash only.

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Concert Fan Zone at Padang Stage

Go early to secure a spot in the Fanzone to get up-close to your favourite Padang Stage artiste Lianne La Havas and OneRepublic (Friday), Ariana Grande and The Chainsmokers (Saturday), Duran Duran and Calvin Harris (Sunday). Entry to the Fanzone is on a first come, first served basis from when the gates open. Do wear a cap and apply sunscreen.


Do note that you can exit the Fanzone at any time, however you may not be able to re-enter once the Fanzone has reached its maximum capacity.

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Download the official Singapore GP Mobile App

Download the official Singapore GP mobile app (iTunes and Google Play) for your personal race weekend guide to the 2017 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX.

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Extended hours on MRT and selected public transport services from 15 to 17 September

As a street circuit, there will inevitably be a high volume of traffic around the Circuit Park. You are encouraged to take public transport to the Marina Bay Street Circuit - most gates are within walking distance to a MRT station (see below).


Gate Number

Train Station

Station Number

Gate 1

Nicoll Highway

CC5 – Circle Line

Gate 2

Promenade

CC4/DT15 – Circle Line/Downtown Line

Gates 3 and 7

City Hall
Esplanade

NS25/EW13 – North South Line/East West Line
CC3 – Circle Line

Gates 4, 5 and 6

Raffles Place

NS26/EW14 – North South Line/East West Line

Gate 8

Bayfront

CE1/DT16 – Circle Line/Downtown Line

Gate 9

Promenade

CC4/DT15 – Circle Line/Downtown Line


Operating hours of MRT train services will be extended until 12.30am at City Hall MRT station over the race weekend to cope with the higher demand. Zone 1 ticketholders can also take the free shuttle bus between Lavender MRT station (EW11- East West Line) and Gate 1 of the Marina Bay Street Circuit.


Designated pick up and drop off points are assigned to private hire car services (Grab and Uber). Please refer to our transport guide for the locations.


For scheduled road closures and other transport details, read the Land Transport Authority Road Access Plan for more information.


Plan your journey to and from the Circuit Park with the help of our transport guide here.

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Fireworks at the end of the race

Get your cameras ready - look out for a spectacular fireworks display that will light up the Marina Bay skyline once the chequered flag is waved!

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Gates open from 2pm on Friday and 3pm on Saturday and Sunday, and close at 12am daily

There is plenty of action on and off track from the moment Circuit Park gates open. Come early to fully enjoy what the 2017 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX has to offer. Once you have entered the Circuit Park, you may exit and re-enter at any time.

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Hashtag #SingaporeGP and #F1NightRace to be seen and heard

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat @F1NightRace for the latest updates during the race weekend. Look out for our larger-than-life hashtags around the Circuit Park for great photo opportunities and use the hashtag #SingaporeGP!

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Indemnity forms are required for children under the age of 7

A valid ticket is required for entry into the Circuit Park for patrons of all ages. Additionally, children under the age of 7 require a signed indemnity form for admission into the Circuit Park. The indemnity form can be found here

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Join in the podium celebration at the Pit Straight during race day

All Zone 1 ticketholders will have access to the track upon the all-clear signal by race officials after the chequered flag is waved on Sunday, 17 September. Cheer on and celebrate with the winners of the 2017 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX.

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Keep in mind the no-fly zone

There is a temporary Restricted Area within and around the Marina Bay Street Circuit established by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) under the Air Navigation Order. Unauthorised conduct of aerial activities (such as flying of unmanned aircraft, kite-flying and hoisting of captive balloons) within and into the temporary Restricted Area is not allowed.

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Live commentary available on 102FM

Don’t miss out on any of the track action by tuning in to 102FM for live commentary on your FM receiver.

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Motorsport extravaganza

Check out the support paddock for the Ferrari 458 Challenge EVOs taking part in the Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific. You can also get a glimpse of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars for the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia as they make their way to the pit straight prior to the start of each race. Petrolheads can also check out the vintage cars used for the Drivers' Parade at the F1 village in Zone 1.

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No laser pointers or outside food and beverage allowed into the Circuit Park

Carrying a small bag with only the necessary items will help you pass through the security clearance at the gates faster. Please note that you are not allowed to bring certain items into the Circuit Park. A non-exhaustive list of prohibited items is listed in the Terms and Conditions of Sale and Entry to the Circuit Park available here. This includes laser pointers, flags, food and beverages (except for 1 clear plastic bottle of soft drink or mineral water of no more than 600ml).

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Other free experiences within the Circuit Park

Zone 1 patrons will have free access to the Singapore Flyer over the race weekend from 2pm on Friday and 3pm on Saturday and Sunday. Go on the 165m high observation wheel where you can enjoy a great view of the track especially the starting grid and finish line.


There are also free fun activities across other zones - race simulators underneath the Bay Grandstand in Zone 3, a Pit Stop Challenge where fans can try changing the tyres of a replica Formula 1® car, complimentary Airbrush Tattoo booths in Zone 4, and a myriad of roving entertainment throughout the Circuit Park. For the full entertainment line-up click here.

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Privileges for ticketholders

The Marina Bay Street Circuit is conveniently located in the heart of the city which means there’s plenty to see and do before and after the race. The Grand Prix Season Singapore guide by Singapore Tourism Board will help you zoom in on the best in and around the race circuit.


Enjoy instant savings when you flash your race ticket at selected dining, entertainment and retail establishments around the city!

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Quicken your journey from Zone 1 to Zone 4 by taking the MRT

If you’re not up for a walk, hop on a train for a faster route to the Padang stage! Exit the Circuit Park via Gate 1 and take the train at Nicoll Highway MRT. Take the Circle Line train to Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station and transfer to the North-South Line towards Marina Bay. Alight at City Hall MRT and re-enter the Circuit Park via Gate 3.

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Reuse your ticket packaging

Keep your valuables dry from the rain over the race weekend with the waterproof ticket covers. They make it easier to pack light too!

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Share your experience with us to win limited edition 2017 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX merchandise

Take part in our post-race survey and stand a chance to win S$500 worth of official 2017 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE  AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX merchandise!

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Take home souvenirs from official merchandise booths in the Circuit Park

Complete your night race experience by picking up official 2017 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX memorabilia at merchandise stores located throughout the Circuit Park during the race weekend. You can also visit Pit Stop @ Orchard in front of Wisma Atria / Ngee Ann City from now to 19 September or shop online at shop.singaporegp.sg

You can also head to the following WORLD OF SPORTS outlets for a selected range of merchandise:

WORLD OF SPORTS
Marina Bay Sands
The Shoppes @ Marina Bay Sands
B1-52, 2 Bayfront Avenue. Singapore 018972
Tel : 6688 7327

WORLD OF SPORTS
VivoCity
1 Harbour Front Walk, #02-99/103. Singapore 098585
Tel : 6376 8071

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Use the race guides to get around the Circuit Park

Study the Circuit Park map to learn your way around the Marina Bay Street Circuit and plan your day’s activities in advance! The online interactive Circuit Park Map is available here.

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Viewing platforms available at several strategically located areas of the Circuit Park

Explore the Circuit Park and catch the race from the numerous viewing platforms to experience different vantage points of the racing action.

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Wear comfortable clothing, walking shoes and pack light

Comfort is key at the Circuit Park. Dress to keep cool both during the race and the concerts at the Padang Stage. Fans are also encouraged to put on your most trusted pair of shoes and to pack light.

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Xtra batteries and portable charges as back-up for your electronic devices

To capture every second of the experience, bring along a spare battery or portable chargers for your mobile phones and cameras. Don’t forget your memory card!

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Yummy food offerings available at the Circuit Park

Go on a gastronomic adventure with the wide range of restaurants and bars at the F1 Village (Zone 1), under the Bay Grandstand (Zone 3) as well as the Portside Hawkers and Dockside Hawkers (Zone 4). Check out the new concept areas within the Circuit Park here

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Zone allocation (1, 2, 3 and 4) determines access to entry gates

A Zone 1 ticketholder has access to all four zones within the Circuit Park. A Zone 3 ticket will enable ticketholders to access Zones 3 and 4 while Zone 4 ticketholders will only have access to Zone 4. Check your ticket beforehand to enter the Circuit Park via the nearest gates.