17 September, 2017
The motorsport series came under new ownership this year when the US sports and entertainment firm Liberty Media bought out investment fund CVC Capital Partners, and Carey ended Bernie Ecclestone's reign lasting almost 40 years.
"With the lights high up, if the spray goes up we may not see much".
The drivers head into the weekend with Lewis Hamilton leading the championship for the first time this year, although he is only three points ahead of nearest rival Sebastian Vettel, with the German having won four of the nine races in Singapore.
Mercedes AMG Petronas and Scuderia Ferrari have been the two dominant teams in Formula One (F1) so far this season and they are expected to battle it out again at the annual night race this weekend.
The street circuit, which has unique appeal as a night race, first hosted a race in 2008.
"We have interest from many countries around the world for races in the future".
During the 90-minute race, "we will be seeing about 10 terrabytes of data float through the system, which makes it the biggest science project on the planet for that period of time, eclipsing even the human genome project", said Ian Rhodes, CEO of McLaren Applied Technologies. We have talked about the opportunity to grow the sport in Asia as well as the Americas.
There is a massive chunk of Formula 1 fans in India who still hope to see a rerun of the races at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, Delhi. In next three to four years, we can take the sport to a place that is good for all our partners and really adds new level of excitement and dimension to the sport.