Singapore Formula One Visitors Spent S$560 Million Since 2008

International visitors to the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix spent more than S$560 million ($456 million) during race weekends over the past four years, the government said.

The race has attracted more than 150,000 international visitors to Singapore and over 360 million television viewers worldwide since it was first held in the city state in 2008, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in a statement on its website in response to a parliamentary question.

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