F1 has recently announced a new event in Las Vegas for the 2023 championship calendar. F1 has introduced a new US host venue in Las Vegas, joining the list with Miami and Austin. Reports suggest that Las Vegas will host the event on a Saturday night in November. The announcement is a little surprising as F1 usually organizes Grand Prix events on Sundays. F1 enthusiasts will get to witness racing cars rush past Las Vegas\’ most famous landmarks like the Caesars Palace, Bellagio Fountains, the MSG Sphere, and Mandalay Bay.
The Las Vegas strip will be a 3.8-mile circuit, which is currently being constructed and is scheduled to complete in 2023. F1 has made a multi-year deal with Las Vegas. Hence, the event is planned to happen each season, adding one more championship in the title\’s race. However, F1 is yet to confirm the official date of the first event in November 2023.
F1 CEO Announces The Las Vegas Event:
After Netflix\’s blockbuster series \”Driver to Survive,\” the love for F1 racing is booming in America. The increase in interest among the Americans has led F1 to announce another grand event next season.
Formula One\’s CEO Stefano Domenicali expressed that the Las Vegas event is an incredible feat for F1, demonstrating the huge appeal and growth of the sport with three events in the US. Stefano added that Las Vegas is a destination full of excitement, thrills, hospitality, as well as the famous racing Strip. The F1 CEO feels said, \”There is no better place for Formula 1 to race than in the global entertainment capital of the world.\”
Meanwhile, the first Miami Grand Prix will be held on May 8. The Circuit Of Americas Austin has hosted the US Grand Prix since 2012. Miami has also joined the COTA and will host the US Grand Prix for the first time in October