Get ready to rev up your engines as Formula One Singapore 2023 (F1) is speeding into Singapore for its official 16th round of the year. Set against the dazzling backdrop of Marina Bay, this street circuit extravaganza promises high-octane action and unforgettable entertainment. You might have heard that this year’s Singapore Grand Prix has a slightly shorter race track due to the current redevelopment works at Marina Bay. However, just because the race tracks are shortened, doesn’t mean that the fun is diminished.

Photo: Singapore Grand Prix / Facebook

Happening from September 15 to 17, this year’s F1 weekend is packed with thrilling practice runs, the grand finale, and a range of F1-related events across the island; all promising to keep your heart racing.

Here’s everything you will need to know about this year’s F1, including the race dates and ticket packages, as well as a rundown of F1 events and promotions you can enjoy during the race period.

Formula 1 Singapore – A complete guide to enjoy the race

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Race dates

  • 15 September (Friday)
    • Practice 1: 5.30-6.30pm
    • Practice 2: 9-10pm
  • 16 September (Saturday)
    • Practice 3: 5.30-6.30pm
    • Qualifying: 9-10pm
  • 17 September (Sunday)
    • Official race: 8pm

Race track

Circuit Park map. Photo: Singapore GP

Tickets

The F1 tickets are split into two categories: Walkabout and Grandstand. Walkabout tickets are then further split into Premier Walkabout and Zone 4 Walkabout. Essentially, the former provides you access across all four zones, as well as various entertainment and eateries across Circuit Park, while the latter is restricted to the designated viewing platforms in Zone 4. However, if you are excited to catch the performances, On the other hand, Grandstand tickets allocates you to the designated seats by the trackside.

Tickets start from $128 a day for a 1-day walkabout ticket. All three-day packages are currently sold out.

Official performances

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Get ready to groove to more than just the engine roars! This year’s entertainment lineup spans three days and boasts over 80 hours of entertainment, including 139 acts across eight stages.

  • September 15 – 88rising Showcase (all Zone 4)
    • Jackson Wang
    • Niki
    • Rich Brian
    • XG
    • BIBI
    • MILLI
    • Warren Hue
    • Atarashii Gakko!
  • September 16
    • Post Malone (Zone 4)
    • Kings of Leon (Zone 4)
    • Culture Club (Zone 1)
    • The Kooks (Zone 1)
  • September 17
    • Robbie Williams (Zone 4)
    • Groove Armada (Zone 4)
    • Kings of Leon (Zone 1)
    • Madness (Zone 1)

Singapore Grand Prix 2023-related events

1. Staycation with a race track view

Lifestyle Premier Room with a guaranteed view of the race track. Photo: PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay

Immerse yourself in the heart of the F1 action by staying at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay.

With a guaranteed view of the race track, their Lifestyle Premier Room offers a front-row seat to the adrenaline-pumping races, from practice sessions to the Sunday main event. Experience luxury and comfort combined, all while enjoying the exhilarating atmosphere of the Marina Bay Street Circuit. Plus, don’t miss the chance to unwind at the award-winning St. Gregory spa with a 20% discount on the a la carte menu.

More information can be found on their official website.

Date: Valid for bookings from now until 17 September 2023, for stays from 10 September until 21 September 2023.

Location: PARKROYAL Collection Marina Bay, 6 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039594

2. Levelled-up Racing at HyperDrive

HyperDrive. Photo: The Palawan @ Sentosa.

Instead of spectating, step into the thrilling world of racing and gaming fusion at HyperDrive, Asia’s pioneering indoor gamified electric Go-Kart circuit.

Imagine real-life racing mixed with the strategy of virtual gaming. Racers can gather “weapons” and “boosters” to outmaneuver their rivals. Located in the newly-opened entertainment haven, The Palawan @ Sentosa, the exhilarating experience unfolds on a three-level racetrack boasting 308 metres of straightaways and 14 electrifying turns. Prepare to unleash special powers like the “Missile!” which targets the racer ahead, momentarily slowing them down, and the “Boost!” that propels you ahead with a burst of speed.

From 25 August to 10 September, go-kart players can compete with one another to win an exclusive opportunity — a tour of the Red Bull Racing Garage at the F1 Pit Building during race weekend. Simply clock in your fastest laps, and the top eight participants will qualify for the final showdown on 13 September to win the grand prize. Runner-ups will win Red Bull Racing merchandise.

Levelled-up Racing at HyperDrive

Location: 54 Palawan Beach Walk, 098233
Opening hours:
Mon-Fri: 12:30-9pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-9pm

3. Marina Square’s Junior Champion Drivers

For the younger racers, Marina Square is revving up the excitement during F1 Singapore with an exclusive opportunity for kids aged 4 to 9 years old.

With a minimum spend at Marina Square, these budding racers can enjoy a thrilling free ride. As they navigate the track, they’ll collect achievement stamps for each completed ride. The race season concludes with a bang, as the top ten racers with the most stamps will be crowned as Marina Square’s Junior Champion Drivers, earning themselves fantastic prizes and most importantly, eternal glory.

To claim your ride, simply Present your shopping receipt at the Central Atrium to enjoy the ride and collect your Race Champion Card to participate in “Be Our Junior Champion Driver 2023.” Each ride will earn a stamp on the card. From Tuesday to Friday, all you need is a minimum spend of $10 in the mall to enjoy a free ride. meanwhile, on the weekends, you’ll need a $20 minimum spend. This promotion is limited to a maximum of five rides per receipt per day, terms and conditions apply.

Marina Square

Date: 11-17 September 2023

Location: Marina Square, 6 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039594

4. All-you-can-eat Italian brunch at MONTI

Photo: MONTI / Facebook

Indulge in an exquisite Italian brunch experience like no other at MONTI, conveniently located right alongside the circuit. Whether you’re heading to the races or simply reveling in the festivities, MONTI’s Weekend Colapranzo has you covered with its all-you-can-eat spread.

Step into a world where classic brunch favorites meet authentic Italian twists, bringing you the best of both worlds. Feast on delights such as the MONTI ‘Eggs Benedict’ and the delectable Italian Melting Stracciatella Baguette. As your culinary journey unfolds, savor mains like the meticulously Slow Cooked Beef Cheek and the expertly Pan Roasted Barramundi. Immerse yourself in the F1 spirit with specially crafted dishes like Pappa Al Pomodoro, House-Made Tortellini, and “Cassoeula”.

All this and more can be yours for just $88++ per person. Elevate your experience further by adding $25++ for free-flow non-alcoholic beverages, including a delightful array of coffees, teas, mocktails, and more. Alternatively, for a touch of opulence, opt for the $78++ package for unlimited servings of prosecco, house wines, beers, and spirits.

Monti

Date: 9-17 September 2023

Location: 82 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049327
Opening hours: 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

5. VUE Singapore Grand Prix Party

Photo: VUE Singapore / Facebook

Get ready to end F1 Singapore 2023 with a bang at VUE Singapore’s Grand Prix Party.

On the exhilarating night of September 17, 2023, VUE is set to host an unforgettable celebration to mark the culmination of Singapore’s most anticipated race. Combine the thrill of non-stop F1 racing with the allure of sumptuous food and free-flowing fine wine, all against the backdrop of the iconic Marina Bay skyline.

As you revel in the excitement, enjoy the company of standing cocktail tables that offer a front-row seat to the action. Indulge your palate at live carving stations, a lavish charcuterie and cheese counter, and an enticing risotto booth. All the while, the smooth grooves of a live DJ’s music will keep the energy high and the vibes electrifying.

VUE

Date: 17 September 2023

Location: OUE Bayfront, Level 19, 50 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049321
Opening hours: 6pm-12am

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