Singapore Airlines has announced a two-year extension of its title sponsorship deal for the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix for another two years, until 2019.
The airlines had initially signed as Singapore GP title sponsor in 2014 for two years. The deal was renewed last renewed for the 2016 and 2017 season races. The agreement now covers 2018 and 2019 seasons.
FORMULA 1 2018 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX is slated for 14-16 September at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. The Singapore GP debuted in 2008 as F1’s first-ever night race.
Goh Choon Phong, Singapore Airlines CEO, said, “The Singapore Night Race is the highlight of Singapore’s sporting calendar and we are thrilled to continue as its title sponsor. We look forward to showcasing this event to the world and enhancing both tourism and sports for the benefit of Singaporeans and visitors alike.”
Chase Carey, Formula 1 Chairman and CEO, said, “F1 is delighted to extend its relationship with Singapore Airlines. The strength of Singapore as a destination is an example of the excitement F1 is creating around the globe and having prestigious partners such as Singapore Airlines shows our ambitious vision is shared by the market-leading companies around the world.”
Teo Hock Seng, Singapore GP Chairman said, “We are delighted to have Singapore Airlines partner us once more as Title Sponsor for the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix. The partnership over the last four years has been a key component in the success of the night race. As we embark on the next chapter with Formula 1, we look forward to harnessing our combined reach and brand recognition to showcase the very best that Singapore has to offer.”