Long lines of devoted fans braved the midday heat today to line up for a chance to meet their favourite Formula One stars in an autograph session.

It was held next to the Main Stage along BIC’s Formula One Village vending area.

All of the top flight’s star were in attendance, including defending World champion Lewis Hamilton and former champions Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button.

Also meeting their adoring supporters were Nico Rosberg, Felipe Massa, Valtteri Bottas, Romain Grosjean, Daniel Ricciardo, Sergio Perez, Nico Hulkenberg, Felipe Nasr, Marcus Ericsson, Daniil Kvyat, Pastor Maldonado, Carlos Sainz, Max Verstappen, Roberto Merhi and Will Stevens.

The autograph session was the perfect opportunity for fans to meet motorsport’s globally renowned stars, take pictures with them and have Formula One memorabilia signed.

Thousands of music-lovers also turned up for headlining event of thex off-track entertainment – the live performance of global hip hop superstar Pitbull.

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