Singapore Grand Prix to remain on F1 calendar until 2021
16 September 2017, 01:16 | Max Haynes
Red Bull won four successive drivers’ and constructors’ titles between 2010-13
With ideal timing, the medium-term future of the popular night race has been secured, with a contract being signed for at least four more editions of the Marina Bay Street Circuit race.
While the Ferrari driver has enjoyed substantial success on the track, he may be a little concerned after ending Friday's second practice in 11th when he was forced to abort his fast lap due to traffic, coupled with the fact that he clipped the barriers.
With this year being the tenth straight F1 Night Race in Singapore, it has been a landmark event in the country every year - with its races, parties and grand music performances.
The new deal backed up Carey's words at the All That Matters industry conference in downtown Singapore this week.
"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". "We're all looking forward to working together with all the teams and manufacturers to make our sport more exciting and spectacular for the fans all over the world".
The Indian Grand Prix was first held at the Buddh International Circuit in 2011. 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".
Sebastian Vettel is the dominant driver in Singapore, having won it four times.
Carey called the race "most thrilling" as debuted in 2008, Singapore GP is the first ever night Grand Prix and one of the most attractive races.
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