Discussions for new Singapore GP contract 'ongoing'

  • Published on 13 Sep 2017 14:29
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  • By: Rob Veenstra

Chase Carey says he wants Singapore to stay on the F1 calendar. The spectacular night race in the Asian city-state has become one of the most popular stops on the annual F1 calendar.

But a deal beyond this weekend's event has not yet been agreed, with Singapore being allocated mere provisional status on the 2018 race schedule. F1 chief executive Carey said on Wednesday: "We are actively engaged with our partners. Our goal is to reach a new deal. We have a great relationship with our partners, a deal has not been concluded but discussions are still ongoing," he told the local Straits Times newspaper on the sidelines of a sport conference in Singapore.

Carey continued: "Singapore anchors our Asian strategy, it is the signature race for Asia. This is the marquee race and our goal is to renew the contract. It is certainly a race we are proud of." (GMM)

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    We ALL want it to stay, its a really spectacular GP

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    • Sep 13 2017 - 15:40
    • I really like the Singapore GP, definitely one of my season favourites.

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      • Sep 13 2017 - 16:42

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