Tunes by the track: Singapore revs up for the Grand Prix weekend in September

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — It’s motorsports fans’ favorite time of the year.

This September, top Formula 1 drivers are set to light up Singapore yet again as they prepare to go wheel-to-wheel at the world’s most coveted night race track.

Set beneath the bright night lights of picturesque Marina Bay, the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2019 — the first night race of its kind — will feature three days of world-class entertainment and exhilarating track action.

Here’s what you can expect from the 12th edition of the night race:

Race along scenic Marina Bay

From September 20 to 22, fans can head on over to the scenic Marina Bay Street Circuit, where the world’s finest drivers slug it out at the premier event FIA Formula One World Championship™.

The 5.063-kilometer race track will likewise, host support races including the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia and the Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific, the widely-celebrated single-make racing series.

Show-stopping tunes from world-class artists

Apart from the thrilling on-track action, spectators can also indulge in world-class entertainment thanks to the big-name lineup of bands and artists slated to grace the three-day affair.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Grammy-award winning rock band behind the hits “Can’t Stop”, “Californication,” and “Dark Necessities” will return to Singapore after almost two decades to headline the star-studded event.

English rock band Muse and American pop singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani is also set to light up the Padang Stage together with Swedish House Mafia, house music’s iconic trio who are coming off a five-year hiatus.

Fans can also enjoy show-stopping tunes from critically-acclaimed composer Hans Zimmer, reggae music legends Toots and the Maytals, and Grammy-award winning DJ Fatboy Slim.

Relish in the sights and sounds of Singapore

Aside from providing a platform for the annual motorsports event, Singapore is also the perfect place to unwind after an action-filled race day.

Check out the various parties happening at Jewel Changi Airport, Orchard Road and Clarke Quay.

Enjoy a range of immersive and experiential activities at Jewel Changi Airport for the whole family, including local retail showcases, car displays, and virtual reality experiences.

Take part in a range of exciting activities and shop till you drop along with Singapore’s most famous shopping retail belt, Orchard Road.

Cap off your day with mouthwatering cuisines and a fun round of drinks at the numerous restaurants and bars located at Singapore’s most exciting nightlife district, Clarke Quay. There will be non-stop festivities to party the night away.

The city also offers an Instagram-friendly backdrop - as the race track is set against Singapore's iconic heritage buildings, modern architecture, and breathtaking skyline.

Shopping malls and entertainment centers are also just a stone's throw away from the Circuit Park, which remains accessible through ample public transport services.

With a single-purchase ticket, tourists and locals alike can savor the weekend full of non-stop on-track action, off-track entertainment, as well as on-ground games and activities.

Book your Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix 2019 tickets, which start at P5,000, at www.singaporegp.sg or through authorized ticketing partners, www.singaporegp.sg/authorised-ticketing-partners/international.

For more information on other exciting experiences that await you in Singapore, check out www.visitsingapore.com.