Singapore to host F1 World Championship until 2021

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McLaren's Fernando Alonso on Thursday said he wanted to win with whichever Formula 1 team he races for in 2018.

Singapore will continue to host Formula One races until 2021 after agreeing on a four-year deal on Friday. This however, is no longer case, as the country has made a decision to renew its contract with Formula 1 until 2021.

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

Mercedes have clawed back Ferrari's lead in recent weeks, but Vettel will fancy his chances here, having won four of the last six Singapore Grands Prix.

"The Singapore Grand Prix is a signature Formula 1 race and therefore we are very pleased that it will continue to feature on the calendar for a further four years", Chase Carey, Chairman and CEO, Formula 1, said in a statement.

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I don't really want to talk about the past. "It is a good opportunity against a tough opposition in their own country", he said. The trend of flat One-day global pitches offers some hope for the largely spin-vulnerable Aussie line-up.

Essential to building the world's fastest vehicles, Formula One technology has been sought-after by various global industries and is closely monitored by racing fans who attend the annual Singapore event, which was Asia's first-ever street circuit.

"With its global viewership and media coverage, the race has reinforced Singapore's image as a vibrant and innovative city to a wide worldwide audience".

In the past, F1 has been criticised for striking one side deals heavily in their favour with local race promoters not getting enough out of the millions of dollars they cough up as hosting fees.

And the Singapore Tourism Board were also more than happy to promote their city by night.

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