(06 Jun 2021)
The 2021 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix has been
cancelled due to ongoing safety and logistic concerns
brought about by the global COVID19 pandemic.
The race is one of the most iconic on the Formula
“We understand that
our fans were looking forward to another edition of the Formula 1
Singapore Grand Prix. To cancel the event for a second year is an
incredibly difficult decision, but a necessary one in light of the
prevailing restrictions for live events in Singapore,” said Mr.
Colin Syn, Deputy Chairman of Singapore GP Pte Ltd.
its debut in 2008, the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix has attracted fans
from over 100 countries. Given the evolving and unpredictable pandemic situation around the
world, it has become increasingly challenging to stage a complex
multi-faceted event for tens of thousands of local and overseas
Tickets for this year’s race had not even been released for sale,
pending the decision on the event’s feasibility, and Singapore GP has confirmed that ticket holders who
deferred their 2020 tickets to the 2021 race will be fully
“We would not be able to deliver a full event
experience fans have come to expect over the years, while
safeguarding the health and safety of our fans, contractors,
volunteers and staff. Ultimately, we have to be responsible,
cautious and prudent as safety is our number one concern,” said
Mr. Syn. “We are grateful for the support of Singaporeans,
stakeholders and local businesses who have helped contribute to
the success of the night race. Needless to say, we look forward to
the safe return of Formula 1 racing against the spectacular Marina
Singapore GP is in discussions with the government
and Formula 1 on the issue of hosting the FIA Formula 1 World
Championship going forward.
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