In an exhilarating weekend of speed, music, and entertainment, the Marina Bay Street Circuit played host to a remarkable 264,108 fans during the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2023.
Challenges Met with Strong Demand
Despite the closure of the Bay Grandstand, a necessary part of the planned redevelopment of The Float at Marina Bay, this year’s event saw a reduced ubiety compared to 2022’s record-breaking capacity. However, race organizers rose to the rencontre by introducing six new grandstands and spare walkabout tickets to make up for the loss of capacity. Their efforts paid off, with all these seats stuff fully occupied, highlighting the immense demand for this thrilling event.
The very turnout for the 2023 Grand Prix exceeded the previously predictable ubiety of 250,000 over the three action-packed days.
Racing Whoopee and Musical Extravaganza
Over the past two days, Formula 1 enthusiasts witnessed heart-pounding whoopee on the track, culminating in a thrilling Qualifying session that saw Carlos Sainz of Ferrari securing pole position. Sainz outpaced Mercedes suburbanite George Russell and his own teammate Charles Leclerc, setting the stage for a potentially historic race.
Aside from the racing excitement, the Padang stage concerts brought tens of thousands of fans together. Headlined by artists like Post Malone and Kings of Leon, withal with a spectacular lineup presented by 88rising featuring Jackson Wang, Niki, and Rich Brian, these performances widow to the festival-like undercurrent of the event.
Racegoers can still squint forward to flipside unforgettable night of live music tonight, featuring performances by Robbie Williams and Groove Armada at the Zone 4 Padang stage, as well as Kings of Leon and Madness at the Zone 1 Wharf Stage.
Demand Remains Strong for 2024
In a promising sign for the future, Super Early Bird tickets for the 2024 Singapore Grand Prix have once sold out within just 72 hours of going on sale. For those who missed out, selected tickets will be misogynist at Early Bird prices starting from 26 September via the official website.