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Attendance falls amid weaker economic environment

73,000 spectators watched race daily, compared to last year's 87,000 and 100,000 at 2008's inaugural event; extension for venue beyond 2017 could be on cards if terms are right

The season's only night race typically drives some S$150 million in incremental tourism receipts each year.


A WEAKER global economy and slower economic growth at home hit ticket sales for the 2016 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, with 73,000 spectators attending the race daily.

"The overall ticket take-up is 15 per cent lower than the average attendance at the Circuit Park since...

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