Things to do at F1 2018

 

F1 Singapore 2018 - Cover Image

Image adapted from: Singapore Grand Prix, Jay Chou

In just a few weeks, the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel will set the streets of Marina Bay ablaze for the 2018 Singapore Grand Prix. Gather your friends and head for this year’s race as there’ll be plenty of fun things to do – on and off the track.

From being serenaded by Jay Chou to riding in an F1 simulator, here’s what you can expect at the 3-day event.

Read till the end to find out how you can win a pair of premier walkabout tickets.

 

1. Catch performances by Jay Chou, Dua Lipa, and The Killers

 

F1 Singapore 2018 - Jay Chou

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It’s no secret that Jay Chou’s mesmerising vocals will stun you to silence. Make a date on Friday, 14th September 2018 as the legendary crooner will be performing songs from his latest album Bedtime Stories as well as his biggest hits.

If bae’s got you memorising new rules, then make her feel like nobody else by bringing her to Dua Lipa’s performance on Sunday, 16th September 2018 where she’ll be singing hits like New Rules, IDGAF, and One Kiss.

For the full list of performances, click here.

 

2. Take part in free activities like race simulators and roving entertainment within Circuit Park

 

F1 Singapore 2018 - Race Simulators

Image credit: Singapore Grand Prix

Of course, the fun isn’t just limited to races and concerts. Splayed around the Circuit Park are exciting fringe activities which you can take part for free! For instance, there’ll be race simulators where you’ll experience what it’s like to be behind the driver’s seat as you participate in an exhilarating virtual race. 

F1 Singapore 2018 - Tattoos

Keep an eye out for the airbrush tattoo booths!
Image credit: Singapore Grand Prix

If you’d fancy better vantage views of the cars, head to the elevated platforms which are strategically located at scenic places like the Esplanade, Singapore Flyer, and Singapore River.

For the full map of Circuit Park, click here.

 

3. Eat delicious food across the 4 zones

 

F1 Singapore 2018 - Dockside Hawkers

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Just ‘cause outside food isn’t allowed on the premises, doesn’t mean you’ll go hungry once the engines start. In fact, you will find a wide assortment of restaurants and bars in all the zones such as:

  • Market Street Global Cuisine (Zone 1)
  • Uptown Village (Zone 3, under the Bay Grandstand)
  • Portside Hawkers and Dockside Hawkers (Zone 4)

If last year’s event is anything to go by, you’ll be able to chow down on delish food like burgers, crepes, satay, and beer. While the full list of merchants has yet to be revealed, fret not as vegetarian and halal food options will also be available.

 

4. Stay till the end of the race on Sunday for fireworks and to go on the tracks

 

F1 Singapore 2018 - Fireworks

Image credit: Singapore Grand Prix

Not a lot of people know this but once the chequered flag is waved on Sunday, you’ll be treated to a spectacular fireworks display that’ll rival even our National Day Parade. So if you missed your chance to snap these beauties on 9th August, be sure to get your camera ready once the race ends.

And if you stay till the very end of each race day, you’ll even get to walk on the race track!

 

Win a pair of tickets to the 2018 Singapore Grand Prix

 

F1 Singapore 2018 - Singapore Grand Prix

Image credit: Singapore Grand Prix

Back for its 11th year, the 2018 Singapore Grand Prix will grace our streets from the 14th to 16th September 2018. This year, you can bask in the melodious tunes of Jay Chou and Dua Lipa or fill your hungry tummy with the myriad of food options available.

While tickets to the event start from $78, Spark Connections is giving 1 lucky person the chance to experience all these for free! To get in on this, simply fill up this questionnaire  by 6th September 2018, and comment why you hope to win these tickets. 

One lucky winner will win a pair of Premier Walkabout tickets for Friday, 14th September 2018 worth $128 each. This means you get to take a friend along to Jay Chou’s concert! These tickets will also grant you access to all 4 zones, so you can catch the action at every viewing platform in the circuit.

Stand a chance to win F1 2018 tickets here!


This post was brought to you by Spark Connections.