Formula One signed a seven-year contract extension on Thursday with the Singapore Grand Prix. F1 said in a statement that a deal to continue racing at the Marina Bay street circuit until 2028 had been agreed with the Singapore GP and Singapore’s tourism board. The city state held F1’s first night race in 2008 and the venue has proved popular with fans from around the world. The past two editions of the race were cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Singapore has given provided some unbelievable moments through the years! 🤯 Which is your favourite? #F1 @F1NightRace pic.twitter.com/TfqZL4GxzM — Formula 1 (@F1) January 27, 2022 This year’s race is scheduled for October 2 with the Japanese GP to be held the following week. “Singapore holds a special place on the F1 calendar, and this extension is part of our long-term commitment to continue to grow the sport in Asia,” Stefano Domenicali, the F1 president, said. “The Marina Bay Street Circuit hosted the first night race in F1 history in 2008, and Singapore has continued to thrill fans, teams, and drivers ever since.” The 23-race season begins on March 20 at the Bahrain GP.