Likely switch to race layout

S'pore GP organisers open to revamp with work starting in 2022 on NS Square project

The Marina Bay Street Circuit seen from 1-Altitude, with the Bay Grandstand in front of the floating platform. Any change will slightly shorten the current 5.063km layout and also cut the 23-turn configuration to 19 turns.
The Marina Bay Street Circuit seen from 1-Altitude, with the Bay Grandstand in front of the floating platform. Any change will slightly shorten the current 5.063km layout and also cut the 23-turn configuration to 19 turns. ST FILE PHOTO

Organisers of the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix are open to altering the circuit in light of the impending redevelopment of the Marina Bay floating platform.

In response to queries from The Straits Times, race promoters Singapore GP and the Singapore Tourism Board said in separate statements that they would work together with other stakeholders to review the layout of the Marina Bay Street Circuit and make necessary adjustments should any changes be required.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 25, 2020, with the headline 'Likely switch to race layout'. Subscribe