Singapore to host F1 World Championship until 2021

Doug Mendoza
September 17, 2017

Officials said on Friday that the cost of hosting the race has been reduced to S$135 million ($100 million or 84 million euros).

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This weekend Lewis Hamilton and Sebastien Vettel duke it out in Marina Bay for the Singapore Grand Prix. A chance for Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen or Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas, fresh from signing a new contract this week, to seal their future place in history? He has claimed victory under the lights four times in nine races and with the Singapore street circuit being a high downforce track, Vettel is going to have a big advantage over Hamilton, whose Mercedes team are anticipating a hard weekend.

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Singapore GP Pte Ltd, along with Singapore Tourism Board said that the Singapore Grand Prix will continue to be a part of the Formula 1 World Championship for four more years, from 2018 to 2021.

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Ticket sales fell a year ago to around 73,000 for each of the three days of the race weekend.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel arrives for practice at the Marina Bay Street Circuit in Singapore this week.

For the full driver's list, visit the F1 website.

Ricciardo finished second in this race the last two years. The kerbs are high and harsh, the road is extremely bumpy in certain locations, and despite the race taking place at night, heat can play a huge role.

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