Tours in Singapore - Everything You Need To Know About The Singapore Grand Prix
Most people don't realise but Singapore was a part of the racing calendar from 1961 to 1973. A variety of reasons are behind the termination of the early GP but it was mostly down to safety issues. In 2008, after a 35 year absence, Formula One was back and back in a big way.Singapore is host to the first ever race NIGHT and it is the first street circuit in Asia.
Photo credit: https://www.singapore-f1-grand-prix.com
The 5.067 km race track runs through the centre of Singapore passing the Singapore Flyer, Marina Bay Sands and the Fullerton Hotel (all of which can be visited on a Singapore walking tours with us). Bernie Ecclestone describes the Singapore Grand Prix as the “crown jewel of F1" and he has good reason to. It is a spectacular event. We took this picture from out seating area which was in Zone 1 or the yellow section of the above map. The race runs anti-clockwise starting and finishing in the Yellow Zone so it is our top pick when choosing your seats.Tickets for the Singapore Grand Prix can be booked online at the official website. Please CLICK HERE. The Singapore Grand Prix is a 3 day event which is attend by over a quarter of a million people. Practice sessions take place on Day 1, the Qualifiers are on Day 2 and Day 3 is the actual race night.In order to stage the event a number of roads in downtown Singapore are closed. Road markings are removed by painting them black and new track markings are painted on. 1,500 lighting projectors are installed to light the entire racing circuit and grandstands.If you are visiting Singapore during the F1 drop us an email and we will help you plan your days, there is so much to do and see you wont want to miss out!