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Japan, Taiwan have biggest F1 fans for SG Grand Prix

As the Singapore Grand Prix race weekend draws closer, Japan led the tally for the F1 fans in APAC with a 346 per cent increase.

Following Japan were Taiwan (127 per cent), Thailand (123 per cent), Hong Kong (105 per cent) and Malaysia (93 per cent), data from Skyscanner highlighted. These countries emerged as the top five fanatics based on a compound annual growth rate in flight search data from 2012 to 2015.

Pamela Knaggs, Marketing Manager, Skyscanner Singapore and Malaysia, said, “Into its eighth year, the Singapore Grand Prix continues to be one of the most exciting races on the Formula One calendar and is a mainstay in Singapore’s entertainment scene. With our data showing that there is continued visitor interest across the region over the last three years, it is clear that the Singapore Grand Prix is a world-class event that continues to contribute to the local tourism scene.“


Shubhi Tandon

Shubhi Tandon is the Assistant Editor at Digital Market Asia. Fascinated by the evolving digital media industry, she has focussed on tracking developments in the Asia Pacific market since 2014.