THE only Formula One (F1) night race, 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, returns from September 19 to 21 this year. It will be accompanied by the Grand Prix Season Singapore, a host of lifestyle events spanning September 12 to 21.
Jean Ng, director, sports, Singapore Tourism Board, commented: “We are heartened with the continued support of our industry stakeholders. Their diverse suite of lifestyle offerings has made Grand Prix Season Singapore 2014 an even more dynamic and exhilarating season for locals and visitors to enjoy around the clock in close proximity to the Marina Bay Circuit.”
The festivities will take place at various venues across the island. Party animals can head over to the Amber Lounge close to Millenia Walk, the Podium Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia, Singapore, or the brunch party at Marina Bay Sands’ Bacchanalia.
Gastronomic events rolled out specially for F1 season include Ujong at Raffles Hotel Arcade, Artichoke and Nuvo, while retail highlights include the Kapok culture and lifestyle store that made its debut at the new National Design Centre this year.
The much-anticipated concerts accompanying the race will star headliners like Mayday, Robbie Williams, Jennifer Lopez, the Pet Shop Boys, John Legend and Ziggy Marley.
Meanwhile, race sponsor Singapore Airlines is holding a Light Up The Night Carnival on Saturday, August 16.
Held between 14.00 and 22.00, the carnival will be held at the Singapore F1 Pit Building at Marina Promenade, featuring go-kart racing, driving race simulators or learning how to change an F1 car tyre. Free movie screenings for children, UV and body painting, as well as models of race legends from Madame Tussauds Singapore, and an actual-sized F1 car will also be part of the event.
Admission is free and visitors stand to win tickets to the F1 race.
Singapore Grand Prix back in town this September