Not sure how to fully immerse yourself in F1 this year? On or off the track, we have an exciting list of ideas just for you
We are now just days away from Formula One’s epic night race in Singapore from September 30 to October 2 and it’s safe to say that we are hyped for the festivities.
After a two-year hiatus, Singapore is pulling out all the stops to make this the biggest and wildest weekend yet and it feels like Singapore is holding one big collective breath as we wait for it all to start.
No matter if you are attending the races or not, there are so many ways to get in on the action. Below, we list them out for you.
1. Book a staycation for the best views
Whether you’re travelling to Singapore to attend the weekend-long festivities or looking to book a staycation for front-row seats to the action, a hotel with stunning views and close proximity to the circuit is a must this F1 weekend.
From Marina Bay Sands to the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore, we have the best hotels for you right here.
2. Enjoy themed menus at the hottest restaurants and bars
With the plethora of parties, races and activities happening this weekend, it’s important to fuel up with delicious food and drinks to keep the energy going. In celebration of Singapore’s upcoming night race, some of the island’s top chefs and bartenders across the island have whipped up delectable menus to keep you satiated and well-nourished.
From Level33’s lavish a la carte menu of sharing platters to Alley on 25’s lazy breakfasts, perfect after a night of partying, we have you covered with the best menus out there this weekend here.
3. Party the night away
F1 is way more than just the races. Rather, it is basically the biggest party weekend in Singapore.
This year, after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the after-parties are set to be bigger and wilder than ever. Besides the entertainment lineup at F1 itself, party-goers can expect everything from Amber Lounge to completely take over The Clifford Pier at Fullerton Bay Hotel to world-famous DJs Steve Aoki and Afrojack to light up the night.
We list some of the hottest F1 after-parties to be seen at during the race weekend here.
4. Attend Peroni’s ‘Back With Passion’ event
In partnership with the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant F1 team, Peroni will be getting in on the action with its ‘Back With Passion’ event. Running from now till October 2 at Clarke Quay Fountain Square, guests can expect to be immersed in a line-up of events, including exclusive menus, music performances by homegrown artists, race simulations, and more.
Car enthusiasts will be excited to know that one of the many highlights of the event includes a peek of the Aston Martin Formula One Team replica car. Designed for ‘better racing’ and ‘heralding the return of ground effect’, the team car features lightweight components and precise engineering.
Besides getting a peek at the car, another highlight includes an exclusive Peroni Nastro Azzurro 0.0 per cent-inspired menu. Curated by Restaurant Ibid’s chef-owner Woo Wai Leong, the exclusive menu features five unique dishes inspired by the brewing company’s Italian heritage.
Find out more here.
5. Attend the Mercedes-AMG x IWC Racing Experience Showcase
From September 23 to October 2, Mercedes-Benz will be running a public showcase at Great World Atrium in collaboration with IWC Schaffhausen.
Together, the iconic brands will be displaying the first official team watch, the Pilot’s Watch Chronography 41 Edition. There will also be a racing simulator as well as the new all-electric Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+ which will be on display.
Find out more here.
6. Visit the McLaren Exhibit
As F1 roars into town, McLaren Singapore will be presenting the world’s first showcase of McLaren production cars in an immersive way. 21 McLarens including the all-new McLaren Artura and never-before-seen models in Singapore will be on display at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre from September 30 to October 2.
The three-day exhibition titled, McLaren: The Legacy Lives On, will project the story of Bruce McLaren and the evolution of McLaren through the years of innovative technology.
Find out more here.