"We're proud of the race, we have a good relationship and our goal is to get to a place where we build on that partnership long-term". Mr Lionel Yeo, Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board said, "The race in Singapore has provided an excellent platform for businesses to test bed new lifestyle initiatives and products".
Singapore GP Pte Ltd and Singapore Tourism Board today announced that they will continue to host the FIA Formula 1 World Championship for four more years from 2018 to 2021.
"We are looking forward to offering our continued support to make the next four years even more spectacular and exciting". The temperature is expected to exceed 30C during the night-time race but, with 80 per cent humidity, and with their race suits on, the drivers will have to endure temperatures of about 50C in the cockpit.
Since its debut in 2008, the first ever night race in the F1 calendar proved to be a favorite for fans. Yes, Formula One is in Singapore and at the Marina Bay circuit for the 14th race of the 2017 season.
With this year's race taking place on Sunday, the event could have received no better boost than confirmation it will continue until at least 2021.