The Marina Bay street circuit
Private jet charter Singapore F1 Grand Prix
The Singapore Formula one, F1 Grand prix is the fifteenth race in the 2016 Formula one, F1 season in Singapore at the Marina Bay Street circuit Singapore on the 18th September 2016.
The Singapore Grand Prix is a motor race on the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship. The event takes place in Singapore on the Marina Bay Street Circuit and was the inaugural F1 night race and the first street circuit in Asia. Spaniard Fernando Alonso won the first Formula One edition of the Grand Prix, driving for the Renault team amid controversial circumstances, when a year later it had emerged that his team mate Nelson Piquet Jr. had been ordered to crash on purpose by senior team management to bring out the safety car at a timely moment to catapult Alonso to the head of the line. The Singapore Grand Prix will remain on the F1 calendar until at least 2017, after race organizers signed a contract extension with Formula One Management on the eve of the 2012 event. Every running of the race has featured at least one safety car, a total of 12 safety car deployments since 2008. The running of the race under artificial lights sees the race start at 2 pm CET (8 pm local time), which is the standard time for European Grands Prix, as well as moderating the extreme daytime apparent temperature seen in the tropical climate. Even so, given the race is held just about 172 km from the equator, the cockpit temperature can reach 60 °C (140 °F).
Although the track has seen some minor changes as seen above, the basic layout has in many aspects remained unchanged. It is a twisty circuit that is the slowest in Formula One running at normal race distance above 305 kilometres (190 mi), which combined with its features of proximity to walls leads to frequent safety cars, further extending the running to nearing the race time limit of two hours. The bumpiness, the heavy braking zones, the lack of daylight and the humidity makes the race very testing for both drivers and cars. It has some 90-degree turns, but is pretty variable in that aspect, featuring technical sections with quick direction changes as well. Overtaking is primarily done at the end of the first sector, where top speeds are at their highest. Runoff areas exist at the end of the long straightaways, but are very short by Formula One standards. At most parts of the track, cars run very close to the walls. At the end of the race, fountains light up the night and with the winner in a fireworks picture.
The Marina Bay street lies 18 kilometres away from Singapore Changi airport (WSSS / SIN), and 19 kilometres away from Singapore Seletar airport (WSSL / XSP). The journey time by car is around 25-30 minutes for both airports subject to traffic. Seletar airport is the airport used by private jet charter and private helicopter charter traffic. The transfer from Seletar airport will land you near to the Marina Bay circuit in under 10 minutes.
Arranging a private jet charter or helicopter transfer with Freedom Air to arrive in style to the Singapore Formula one, F1 grand prix in Singapore is simple. The Freedom Air team can be reached on: +44 (0) 1275 548001 and firstname.lastname@example.org to book your next trip.