The Singapore government has announced that the race will continue until at least 2017. The government said that it has looked at the costs of benefits and decided to continue the race. The conclusion was that F1 has been good for Singapore, helping to become seen as a vibrant global city. The government says that it is also thinks Singapore has been good for F1. The government says that it hopes to reduce the amount of money that it spends of the race, by optimising infrastructure.