LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Pop-Up Experience Makes A Pitstop In Town

LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Pop-Up Experience Makes A Pitstop In Town
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The Grand Prix Singapore Season 2022 is in town and that means plenty of car-themed events, one of which is the LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Pop-Up Experience at Ngee Ann Civic Plaza, from 23 September to 2 October 2022.


LEGO Replica of a McLaren Formula 1 Race Car

LEGO replica of a McLaren Formula 1 Race Car
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The highlight of the LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Pop-Up Experience is a LEGO replica of a McLaren Formula 1 race car. Made from 288,315 LEGO bricks, the model is 5.7 metres in length and 2.7 metres wide. It even has details such as a removable halo and steering wheel.

Get behind the driver's seat
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What’s more, visitor will also have the unique opportunity to sit in the driver’s seat for a photo. [Edit: we found out that visitors are no longer able to sit inside as there was some breakage over the weekend. Oops.]

The car was was built by the only LEGO Certified Professional in the Southern Hemisphere, Ryan McNaught. It took 1,893 hours to assemble.


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Singapore is the LEGO car’s first stop in in Southeast Asia.


Interactive Stations

Interactive Stations
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Visitors can also take part in activities at three interactive stations at the pop-up.

At the LEGO McLaren Race Car Build station, players can challenge themselves to accomplish the fastest building time of a half-assembled 42141 LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Race Car set, and receive a LEGO minifigure upon completion.

Players can put their memory and speed to the test at the LEGO Match & Build station, while learning about the functions of the many buttons on the steering wheel.

Visitors can also capture their moment with the giant build by having a complimentary photo printout at the LEGO Photo Print. 

Fans of the youngest ever British Formula 1 Driver Lando Norris, can also catch the man himself as he makes a short pit stop at the pop up on 28 September.


Visiting the LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Pop-Up Experience

The LEGO Technic McLaren Formula 1 Pop-Up Experience at Ngee Ann Civic Plaza takes place from 11 am to 9.30 pm.


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