1. The Gallerie Foodcourt @ Marina Square
For those that don’t mind forking out for a meal to get some F1 side action for free, head to the Marina Square food court. Not only is it air-conditioned for your comfort, it’s also indoors, which keeps you away from those pesky Zika mozzies! If you’re really cheap then just get a drink and sit near the glass windows.
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2. The Helix Bridge
This one’s outdoors so you’re opening yourself up to be bait for the surrounding bugs but it is still possible to watch the F1 race for free from this public bridge with a great vantage view of turns 18 and 20. Tip: Get there early to ‘chope’ a good spot and be prepared to get squished by the crowds.
3. The National Library
We know you’re thinking there’s no way you can watch the F1 race for free from a library but go to the 12th floor and we’ll prove you wrong. There’s a huge window on the left with a view of Suntec City and Marina Bay, where you’ll be able to catch the cars zooming down Esplanade Bridge and onto Raffles Avenue.
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4. Shaw Towers
Head to the 11th-floor of Shaw Towers’ multi-storey carpark for a perfect view of the race. Make sure you get there early and you’ll be able to watch the F1 cars rev up their engines and race down Raffles Boulevard and turn into Nicoll Highway at 300 kilometres per hour.
5. Your Home!
And last but not least…the best place to watch the race is in the comfort of your own home! It’s a wallet-friendly option for even the most frugal of us. Just sit back, relax and turn on your TV for live coverage of the F1 race for free. Bonus points for all the snacks you’ll be able to have on hand and easy access to bathroom facilities.
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