Singapore GP invites local residents to get Back on Track with launch of community campaign
8 July 2022, Singapore – Race promoter Singapore GP is inviting local residents to get ‘Back on Track’ with the launch of a community campaign with a slew of free activities throughout the heartlands. The campaign features a mix of crowd favourites as well as new initiatives to get locals geared up for the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2022.
After a two-year hiatus, Singaporeans can look forward to the return of the Pit Lane Experience, a #SingaporeGP Roving Truck, and a Simulator Challenge. There are also brand new programmes, such as Formula 1 race screenings, art collaboration Project F1 HeARTland and pop up events all over the island to celebrate the return of Formula 1 to the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
Pit Lane Experience (29 Sep)
Back for the eighth year, the highly anticipated Pit Lane Experience will see up to 4,000 lucky fans getting up close to the Formula 1 team garages and cars, as they walk down the pit lane. This returning crowd favourite will also give fans the opportunity to experience the F1 Village and enjoy performances in Zone 1 of the Marina Bay Street Circuit a day before the Circuit Park officially opens. Local residents can ballot for a free pair of tickets from 15 August.
Free F1 Screenings & Simulator Challenge with #SingaporeGP Roving Truck
(8 Jul – 29 Sep)
Keep a lookout for the #SingaporeGP Roving Truck as it makes pit stops at over 30 locations all over the island, bringing a slice of Formula 1 to a neighbourhood near you.
In the lead up to the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2022, the first-of-its-kind truck in Singapore will offer free live screenings of races via Singtel TV. Fans can cheer for their favourite drivers at screenings of the Formula 1 races in Austria, France, Hungary, Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy at select locations islandwide. Those who attend the screenings will also be able to double their balloting chances of getting tickets for the Pit Lane Experience.
The truck will also feature a host of F1-themed games, where participants stand a chance to win attractive prizes from Singapore GP. (Refer to ANNEX A for the schedule of the #SingaporeGP Roving Truck).
Race On Festival @ West Coast (27 Aug)
An exciting line up of free fun-filled activities await at the Race On Festival at West Coast Community Centre on 27 August with guest-of-honour Minister for Transport & Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S Iswaran officiating the event.
As part of the National Day Street Party, visitors can have a go at the simulators on the #SingaporeGP Roving Truck and get an upclose view of a McLaren 720S and the extremely rare McLaren Elva – one of only 149 units worldwide – in an exclusive display by Eurokars Supersports Pte Ltd.
Also featured at the festival is the first-ever Mighty AllStars phygital collectible showcase in Singapore of all the drivers from the 2022 Formula 1 season. Designed and sculpted by YARMS Studio, the Mighty AllStars F1 (2022 Collector’s) features 8-inch premium vinyl collectibles of all 20 drivers from the 10 teams in the 2022 F1 season, including Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc, and Lewis Hamilton. The F1 collection is produced by Mighty Jaxx, a local award-winning integrated future culture platform that designs and produces digital and phygital collectibles. (See ANNEX B for more details about Mighty Jaxx)
Festival goers can also cheer on their favourite drivers at the screening of the Formula 1 Rolex Belgian Grand Prix 2022 Qualifying session. There are also attractive prizes to be won for visitors who partake in the games and interactive activities. In addition, limited Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2022 Friday Zone 4 Walkabout tickets will be available for sale on site at a special price of $48, exclusively to local residents.
Project F1 HeARTland (27 Aug – 2 Oct)
Art meets Formula 1 in this first of its kind community art project, which brings together local artists 8EyedSpud and HAFI as well as children from Superhero Me, a non-profit inclusive arts group. Together, the participants will create two special artworks embodying the spirit of Formula 1: passion and innovation. The unique photo opportunities will also come to life with an Augmented Reality (AR) filter. The artwork will make its debut at the Race On Festival at West Coast on 27 August, with the remaining artwork displayed at One Punggol on 24 September, as well as at the Circuit Park over the race weekend (30 September to 2 October).
Complementing the physical activities are various free F1-themed crafts, puzzles, and activity sheets that will keep the little ones occupied. They can also learn to make their very own vintage F1 car using recyclable materials through an online video available on the official event website. For more information about the Back on Track campaign, visit www.singaporegp.sg/en/back-on-track.
ABOUT THE FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX
The Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix organised by Singapore GP Pte Ltd is a global motorsport extravaganza that has been watched by more than 930 million viewers worldwide since 2008. As the original F1 night race, it is Asia’s only street race on the Formula 1® calendar. With its unique combination of spectacular night racing and world-class live entertainment at the picturesque Marina Bay Street Circuit, the event is attended by more than 250,000 spectators annually on average. See the world’s finest drivers go wheel-to-wheel under lights at speeds of up to 320km/h in the heart of Singapore’s city centre, against a backdrop of iconic heritage buildings, modern architecture and a stunning skyline.