F1 reveals occasion plans for Las Vegas evening race
The primary evening race on the Las Vegas Strip in 2023 will embrace observe on Thursday and qualifying on Friday as a part of a four-day occasion, System 1 has introduced.
The Las Vegas Grand Prix shall be held as the primary race of a season-ending back-to-back doubleheader alongside Abu Dhabi subsequent yr, going down on November 18 as the one Saturday evening occasion of 2023. The race itself will begin at 10pm Pacific Time — which means a 1am begin time on the East Coast — however will probably be preceded by what F1 says shall be “unprecedented ranges of F1 exercise and occasions.”
The Las Vegas Grand Prix week kicks off with “a star-studded opening ceremony, that includes music acts and staple Las Vegas leisure” on Wednesday November 15, as F1 and Liberty Media work with plenty of companions as half promoters for the primary time.
Followers have been requested to donate $7.77 to the Las Vegas Grand Prix Basis upon sign-up for pre-registration ticketing, with F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali saying demand has exceeded expectations.
“The Las Vegas Grand Prix goes to take F1 race weekends to the subsequent stage,” Domenicali stated. “Staging a Grand Prix within the sports activities and leisure capital of the world has allowed us to plan a really spectacular celebration that has by no means been seen in our sport earlier than, within the biggest area on earth.
“The whole metropolis is buzzing with pleasure for subsequent yr’s race. We’re really overwhelmed by the response on our pre-registration portal and the donations acquired. We now have far surpassed our objective of offering over a million meals to the area people. Our followers merely don’t need to miss this occasion. It’s clear the Las Vegas Grand Prix shall be the must-have ticket for 2023.”
Vegas is the twenty third spherical on a file 24-race calendar that was introduced on Tuesday, though RACER understands a deliberate flyaway triple of USA-Mexico-Brazil nonetheless requires approval from the groups.