The 2023 Formula One Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix weekend, held from September 15 to September 17, captured the attention of many.

This extraordinary race has not only received positive reviews from international media, labelling it as the 'Best Race' of the season, but has also earned international recognition with several awards from numerous media outlets worldwide. Additionally, the recovery marshals, acknowledged as the 'Best Team of Officials' by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), played a crucial role in the event's success.

  • A race filled with highlights

Anticipation filled the air as many wondered whether Max Verstappen could extend his winning streak to 12 victories or if his teammate, Sergio Perez, the reigning winner of the 2022 Singapore Grand Prix and titled "King of the Streets," would once again secure a win.

Notably, the 2023 Singapore Grand Prix marked a significant milestone, with Carlos Sainz clinching victory in his Ferrari and becoming the first non-Red Bull winner of the season. Lando Norris, his former teammate in the McLaren, secured the second spot, while seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton claimed the third position.

Recognized unanimously by major media outlets, including Sky Sports, ESPN, the UK's Metro, and the online racing news platform WTF1, the Singapore Grand Prix in 2023 was hailed as a standout event. Sky Sports labelled it a fiercely competitive race, while WTF1 noted it as some of the closest racing witnessed throughout the season. Motorsport Magazine underscored Singapore as a memorable moment for many.

  • FIA commends outstanding recovery efforts

The FIA acknowledged the recovery marshals for their exceptional efforts, emphasizing their teamwork and efficiency in managing 17 recoveries. Notable incidents included:

  • Lance Stroll's Aston Martin crash.

  • Esteban Ocon's retirement due to Alpine's gearbox failure.

  • George Russell's final lap crash in his Mercedes.
Photo Credit: Singapore GP Pte Ltd
Photo Credit: Singapore GP Pte Ltd


Janette Tan, Race Operations Director of Singapore GP, expressed her satisfaction at the recognition, stating, "I am pleased that our recovery team, comprised of 50 volunteers from diverse backgrounds, has been acknowledged for their hard work, personal sacrifices, and dedication with this award."

She added, "Their success reflects the broader teamwork and commitment of our 900-strong team of volunteer marshals for the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix. Approximately 90% of them return as volunteers for every edition of the race, underscoring the passion and dedication of this team year after year."

With 71 days remaining until the commencement of the 2024 season, racing enthusiasts eagerly anticipate closely contested battles among various teams. The upcoming season, consisting of 24 races, promises excitement, with the Singapore Grand Prix expected to be a continued source of anticipation and thrills. The previous Singapore race drew a near-sell-out crowd of 264,108 over the three days, adding to the buzz surrounding the event.

Additionally, the 2024 edition of the Singapore Grand Prix will mark the debut of the all-female racing category, F1 Academy, as a supporting race. This new addition is set to diversify the racing experience further and contribute to the overall excitement of the event.

Embark on the excitement of the Singapore Grand Prix 2024, set to unfold from September 20 to 22. Reserve your spot at the heart of the action by visiting www.singaporegp.sg and witness the thrilling moments firsthand.