SINGAPORE — Components One racing makes its return to Singapore from 30 September to 2 October, after a two-year hiatus as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
The F1 Singapore Airways Singapore Grand Prix might be held for the thirteenth time as an evening race on the Marina Bay road circuit, and proceed to take action till 2028, following a contract extension signed in January this yr.
Additionally returning are the leisure acts on the sideline of the occasion, as stars resembling Inexperienced Day, Black Eyed Peas and Westlife are set to thrill their followers amid the rip-roaring motion on the race monitor.
Here is all the pieces it is advisable find out about this version of the Singapore GP:
Lead-up to this yr’s race
Components One Singapore race renewed for one more 7 years, from 2022 to 2028
SIA renews F1 title sponsorship for 3 years
Marshmello, Westlife, Inexperienced Day set to rock out at F1 Singapore GP 2022
Black Eyed Peas, TLC, and Suede to carry out at F1 concert events in Singapore
F1 race: Roads round Marina Centre and Padang to be closed for 7 days
Singapore Grand Prix: All one of the best F1 events to attend that weekend
SINGAPORE GP RACE DETAILS
Race date: 30 September to 2 October
Marina Bay circuit size: 5.063 kilometres
Variety of laps: 61
Previous winners: Sebastian Vettel (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2019), Lewis Hamilton (2009, 2014, 2017, 2018), Fernando Alonso (2008, 2010), Nico Rosberg (2016).
30 September race schedule: TSS The Tremendous Sequence apply session (2.30pm, 3.45pm), F1 first apply session (6pm), W Sequence apply session (7.45pm), F1 second apply session (9pm)
1 October race schedule: TSS The Tremendous Sequence first race (3.10pm), W Sequence qualifying session (4.45pm), F1 third apply session (6pm), F1 qualifying session (9pm).
2 October race schedule: TSS The Tremendous Sequence second race (3.10pm), W Sequence race (4.45pm), F1 drivers’ monitor parade (6pm), F1 race (8pm).
Out there tickets – Pit Entry Grandstand: ($1,288 for 3 days). Padang Grandstand: Friday ($138), Saturday ($298) Stamford Grandstand: Friday ($128) Bay Grandstand: Friday ($98), Saturday ($198) Premier Walkabout: Friday ($148) Zone 4 Walkabout: Friday ($98), Saturday ($188). Flip 1 Wheelchair Accessible Platform: Three-day package deal ($448) Empress Wheelchair Accessible Platform: Friday ($38), Saturday ($88).
F1 SEASON STATS
Present drivers’ standings: 1. Max Verstappen (Crimson Bull Racing) 335 factors 2. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 219pts 3. Sergio Perez (Crimson Bull Racing) 210pts 4. George Russell (Mercedes) 203pts. 5. Carlos Sainz (Ferrari) 187pts 6. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) 168pts 7. Lando Norris (McLaren) 88pts 8. Esteban Ocon (Alpine) 66pts 9. Fernando Alonso (Alpine) 59pts 10. Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo) 46pts 11. Pierre Gasly (Alphatauri) 22pts 12. Kevin Magnussen (Haas) 22pts 13. Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin) 20pts 14. Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren) 19pts 15. Mick Schumacher (Haas) 12pts 16. Yuki Tsunoda (Alphatuari) 11pts 17. Zhou Guanyu (Alfa Romeo) 6pts 18. Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) 5pts 19. Alexander Albon (Williams) 4pts 20. Nyck de Vries (Williams) 2pts 21. Nicholas Latifi (Williams) 0pts 22. Nico Hulkenberg (Aston Martin) 0pts.
Present constructors’ standings: 1. Crimson Bull Racing 545 factors 2. Ferrari 406pts 3. Mercedes 371pts 4. Alpine Renault 125pts 5. McLaren Mercedes 107pts 6. Alfa Romeo Ferrari 52pts 7. Haas Ferrari 34pts 8. Alphatauri RBPT 33pts 9. Aston Martin Aramco Mercedes 25pts 10. Williams Mercedes 6pts.
THREE KEY TALKING POINTS
Can Max Verstappen clinch the general title in Singapore?
Final yr’s total champion Max Verstappen has had a dominant 2022 season, racking up 11 wins from 16 races to this point this season. The Dutchman has earned 335 factors, a large 116 factors forward of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and 125 factors forward of his Crimson Bull Racing teammate Sergio Perez within the drivers’ standings.
What this implies is that Verstappen may clinch this season’s total title on the Marina Bay road circuit, if he wins the evening race and takes the quickest lap, whereas Leclerc finishes no greater than eighth and Perez doesn’t make the rostrum. If he does handle that, it will likely be the primary time that the F1 drivers’ title is received in Singapore.
Final hurrah for Sebastian Vettel
Not solely is Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel technically the defending champion of the Singapore Grand Prix, having received the 2019 race earlier than it went on a two-year hiatus, however the German can also be the undisputed king of Marina Bay with 5 race wins (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2019).
The 36-year-old introduced in July that he’ll retire from F1 racing on the finish of the season, placing an finish to an excellent profession wherein he received the drivers’ title 4 occasions within the 2010s. It will likely be an particularly poignant send-off for Vettel in a circuit the place his brilliance thrilled hundreds of followers within the final decade.
Can Hamilton salvage a disappointing season?
Together with Vettel, Lewis Hamilton has been the main mild for F1 prior to now decade. This season, nonetheless, the Briton has struggled together with his Mercedes automobile, has but to win a race forward of Singapore and is in peril of going winless for the primary time in his 16-year F1 profession.
Nonetheless, with 4 race wins in Singapore to his title, it will likely be unwise to depend Hamilton out of competition, particularly if situations get moist. With six races left within the season, he might be determined to finish a disappointing yr on a constructive observe.
ENTERTAINMENT ACTS, F1 PARTIES
A key draw for the Singapore Grand Prix is the slew of trackside leisure for followers to get together on earlier than and after the races on all three days. Right here is the line-up of leisure acts for this yr’s race:
Fundamental stage act – Zone 4 Padang Stage: Marshmello (10.30pm)
Normal stage acts – Zone 1 Sundown Stage: Third Diploma (5.30pm), Altoduo (7pm), The Ramona Flowers (8.15pm), Salammusik (10.05pm). Zone 1 Wharf Stage: The Countdown (8pm), ScRach MarcS (10.10pm). Zone 3 Uptown: EATMEPOPTART (7pm), Ihasamic! x Wovensound (8.15pm), Nysah Tan feat. Ridz Razali (10.05pm) Zone 4 Waterside: Ice Cream Sundays (5.30pm), DJ Joshua P (8.15pm). Zone 4 Downtown: DJ Joshua P (5.30pm), Nysah Tan feat. Ridz Razali (6.30pm), Ice Cream Sundays (7.45pm), INCH (8.40pm), EATMEPOPTART (9.35pm. Zone 4 Esplanade Out of doors Stage: Bandits On The Run (7.15pm), ShiGGa Shay (8.15pm), When Chai Met Toast (10.15pm). Zone 4 Padang Stage: Wings (7pm), Kaguzuchi (8.15pm).
Roving acts – Zone 1: Nomad, Mark Wong, Glitter Belles, Bloco Singapura, Inexperienced Drumming. Zone 3: ScRach MarcS, Flower Males, Nomad. Zone 4: Bloco Singapura, Flower Males, Brazilian Fantasy, ScRach MarcS, Third Diploma, Kaguzuchi.
Fundamental stage acts – Zone 1 Wharf Stage: TLC (5.20pm), Suede (7.20pm). Zone 4 Padang Stage: Black Eyed Peas (7.30pm), Westlife (10.25pm).
Normal stage acts – Zone 1 Sundown Stage: Mantravine (5.20pm), Bandits On The Run (7pm), Seinabo Sey (8.15pm), Backyard Metropolis Motion (10.05pm). Zone 1 Wharf Stage: Kaguzuchi (10.05pm). Zone 3 Uptown: Altoduo (5.20pm), The Countdown (7pm), DJ Joshua P (7.30pm), ShiGGa Shay (8.15pm), ScRach MarcS (10.05pm). Zone 4 Waterside: DJ Joshua P (4.15pm, 5.15pm), DJ A/Ok/A (7pm, 10pm). Zone 4 Downtown: DJ Nicolette (4pm, 5.35pm), When Chai Met Toast (4.45pm), The Ramona Flowers (6.45pm), Ihasamic! x Wovensound (8.45pm), WUKONG (9.35pm), Zone 4 Esplanade Out of doors Stage: The Venopian Solitude (5.15pm), iDKHOW (7pm), Nysah Tan feat. Ridz Razali (8.30pm), Salammusik (10.15pm).
Roving acts – Zone 1: Bloco Singapura, Brazilian Fantasy, Third Diploma, Flower Males, Mark Wong. Zone 3: Glitter Belles, Brazilian Fantasy. Zone 4: Mark Wong, Nomad, Inexperienced Drumming, ScRach MarcS, Bloco Singapura.
Fundamental stage acts – Zone 1 Wharf Stage: Black Eyed Peas (6.15pm). Zone 4 Padang Stage: The Child LAROI (6pm), Inexperienced Day (10.25pm).
Normal stage acts – Zone 1 Sundown Stage: Third Diploma (4.20pm), When Chai Met Toast (5.20pm), The Venopian Solitude (7pm), Nysah Tan feat. Ridz Razali (10pm). Zone 1 Wharf Stage: iDKHOW (4.30pm), Ice Cream Sundays (10.05pm). Zone 3 Uptown: Nomad (4.15pm), Mantravine (5.30pm), Ice Cream Sundays (6.10pm), INCH (7.10pm), Kaguzuchi (10pm). Zone 4 Waterside: Ice Cream Sundays (4.50pm), DJ Aurora (5.30pm, 7.10pm), DJ A/Ok/A (10pm). Zone 4 Downtown: ScRach MarcS (4.15pm), Bandits on the Run (5.15pm), Salammusik (7.05pm), DJ A/Ok/A (7.55pm, 9pm), Altoduo (8.25pm), Backyard Metropolis Motion (9.35pm). Zone 4 Esplanade Out of doors Stage: Ihasamic! x Wovensound (5.20pm), Seinabo Sey (7pm), The Countdown (10.15pm).
Roving acts – Zone 1: Bloco Singapura, Brazilian Fantasy, Mark Wong, Glitter Belles, Third Diploma. Zone 3: Flower Males. Zone 4: Inexperienced Drumming, Kaguzuchi, Flower Males, Third Diploma, ScRach MarcS, Nomad.
Away from the monitor, Singapore is internet hosting F1 events to bounce the evening away. Listed here are a particular few:
Amber Lounge: The ultra-luxe post-race occasion might be held throughout the iconic waterfront jewel of The Clifford Pier.
Mandala Weekender: Mandala Membership might be taking up Corridor C at Sands Expo and Conference Centre with high acts resembling Kelis, Armand Van Helden and Basement Jaxx.
Cé La Vi Presents Grand Prix Cyber Rally 2022: The enduring rooftop vacation spot Cé La Vi gears up with a four-day futuristic race-themed celebration.
Marquee Singapore 2022 Race Weekend: Marquee Singapore is throwing a stellar get together with worldwide DJs Steve Aoki and Afrojack headlining the race weekend.
GLAMboyant: A Kampong Gelam Get together: The Kampong Gelam precinct is ready to welcome friends with musical performances, fusion meals fiestas, conventional dance shows and extra.
PR1X at 1-Arden: The weekend get together on the rooftop of CapitaSpring consists of a powerful line-up of worldwide and native DJs, in addition to a collaboration with Silverleaf, London’s hottest new cocktail bar.
Andaz Singapore’s Race Get together: Mr Stork at Andaz Singapore might be internet hosting a rooftop race get together with a rotation of stay DJ performances.
EVENT GUIDE, ROAD CLOSURES, COVID ADVISORY
Nearest drop-off factors to gates:
Gates 1A and 1B (Republic Boulevard, Nicoll Freeway) – MRT: Nicoll Freeway Taxi: Non permanent taxi stand at Concourse alongside Nicoll Freeway Non-public rent: Park Royal Resort on Seashore Highway (foyer), Concourse Skyline (foyer).
Gate 2 (Temasek Avenue) – MRT: Promenade Taxi: Millenia Stroll, Millenia Tower, Suntec Towers, Suntec Conference and Exhibition Centre. Non-public rent: Conrad Centennial Singapore Resort (foyer).
Gate 3 (Stamford) – MRT: Metropolis Corridor, Esplanade. Taxi: Capitol Piazza, Peninsula Excelsior Resort. Non-public rent: Raffles Metropolis, South Seashore Tower, Capitol Piazza.
Gate 4 (Empress), 5 (Fullerton), 6 (Jubilee) – MRT: Raffles Place Taxi: Earnings@Raffles Non-public rent: Driveways at One Raffles Place and UOB Plaza.
Gate 7 (Marina Sq.) – MRT: Esplanade Taxi: Millenia Stroll, Millenia Tower, Suntec Towers, Suntec Conference and Exhibition Centre. Non-public rent: Raffles Metropolis, South Seashore Tower, Capitol Piazza.
Gate 8 (Helix) – MRT: Bayfront Taxi, personal rent: Marina Bay Sands on line casino driveway.
As a vaccinated-differentiated protected administration measures (VDS) occasion, all attendees are required to be absolutely vaccinated and might be requested to point out proof of their vaccination standing through the TraceTogether app upon entry. Native residents may present proof through the HealthHub app.
Abroad ticket-holders who’re medically ineligible will have to be assessed by a health care provider in Singapore for his or her standing to be recognised.
MRT practice service extensions
MRT practice service hours might be prolonged on race days between 30 September and a pair of October. Prepare providers might be accessible at Metropolis Corridor MRT station until 12.30am on 30 September and 1 October, and until 12.45am on 2 October.
The working hours for chosen feeder bus providers may also be prolonged to match the final practice providers.
Affected roads will shut from 12.01am on Wednesday (28 September) for the set-up of race infrastructure for the occasion. All roads might be absolutely accessible by 5.30am on 4 October.
To facilitate morning and night peak hour visitors, a number of highway corridors might be opened at chosen hours throughout the highway closure interval:
28 & 29 September, from 5.30am to 10.00am – In direction of Orchard Highway: Collyer Quay >> St Andrew’s Highway >> Stamford Highway. In direction of Shenton Means: Nicoll Freeway >> Esplanade Drive/Stamford Highway. In direction of Marina Boulevard: Republic Boulevard >> Raffles Avenue >> Bayfront Avenue.
30 September, from 5.30am to 10.00am – In direction of Orchard Highway: Collyer Quay >> St. Andrew’s Highway >> Stamford Highway. In direction of Shenton Means: Nicoll Freeway >> Esplanade Drive/Stamford Highway.
3 October, from 5.30am to 10.00am – In direction of Shenton Means: Nicoll Freeway >> Esplanade Drive, Bras Basah Highway >> Nicoll Freeway >> Esplanade Drive. In direction of ECP (Changi Airport): Bras Basah Highway >> Raffles Boulevard >> Republic Boulevard. In direction of Marina Boulevard: Raffles Boulevard >> Temasek Avenue >> Bayfront Avenue.
3 October, from 5.00pm to eight.30pm – In direction of Shenton Means: Nicoll Freeway >> Esplanade Drive/Stamford Highway, Bras Basah Highway >> Nicoll Freeway >> Esplanade Drive. In direction of Orchard Highway: Esplanade Drive >> Nicoll Freeway/Stamford Highway. In direction of ECP (Changi Airport): Bras Basah Highway >> Raffles Boulevard >> Republic Boulevard, Bayfront Avenue >> Temasek Avenue >> Raffles Boulevard. In direction of Marina Boulevard: Raffles Boulevard >> Temasek Avenue >> Bayfront Avenue.
Those that are driving to the world on race days – 1 and a pair of October – can entry the Marina Centre space through a single lane alongside Raffles Boulevard through Nicoll Freeway or Temasek Boulevard from 12.00am to 1.00pm.
Taxis may also have the ability to use the single-lane entry always besides throughout the hours when the races are ongoing between 1 and a pair of October. Automobile parks at Suntec Metropolis, Millenia Stroll, and Marina Sq. will stay open to public.
Different suggestions for higher race-going expertise
Convey a reusable water bottle and refill on the in-circuit water refill stations. Gown to maintain cool, and placed on sunscreen and a cap when out within the solar. Ponchos can be found on the market at official merchandise and data Cubicles when it’ll rain.
Do you have to really feel unwell throughout the occasion, proceed to the closest first-aid sales space and notify the workers.
Tune in to 102FM in your FM receivers for stay commentary on the races.
Meals and drinks choices can be found in Zone 1 (Market Road, The Wharf, Coconut Grove), Zone 3 (underneath the Bay Grandstand) and Zone 4 (Portside Hawkers, Dockside Hawkers, Waterside).
Distant-controlled gadgets together with drones are strictly not allowed, as there’s a no-fly zone on and across the circuit throughout the F1 race interval.
Zones 1, 2 and three patrons will have the ability to stroll the monitor after the ultimate race of every day and head on to the Padang to catch the headlining post-race concert events. Additionally, look out for a fireworks show as soon as the chequered flag is waved on the finish of the F1 race on Sunday.
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