A grand prix in Las Vegas has reportedly been confirmed and can happen throughout Thanksgiving in 2023 because the US seems to be to host three races.
With the grand prix in Austin now a mainstay of the Formulation 1 calendar having debuted in 2012, the game’s bosses have been trying to revenue from the elevated curiosity within the sport in the US.
A second US race in Miami was added to the calendar for the 2022 season and the variety of races Stateside is ready to extend to a few, based on stories.
US media outlet Entrance Workplace Sports activities is reporting a deal has been reached with F1 for Las Vegas to host a race in 2023.
Based on their supply, the race will happen through the Thanksgiving weekend (November 24-26) and make use of the Las Vegas Strip as a part of the circuit.
They mentioned an announcement is anticipated inside the subsequent few weeks and that it’s hoped Las Vegas will turn out to be the flagship race for the US’ presence in Formulation 1.
Through the Nineteen Eighties, F1 raced in Las Vegas on a brief circuit constructed within the automobile park of one of many metropolis’s most well-known lodges, Caesars Palace, however that resulted in 1984.
F1 bosses are additionally reported to be concerned with a race in New York, however it’s unclear whether or not F1 would need 4 races within the US throughout a season.
A race in Las Vegas was on the wishlist of Formulation 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali, who additionally mentioned Africa was a possible vacation spot they had been investigating.
Domenicali instructed Martin Brundle on Sky Sports activities F1 the clamour to host a grand prix is “not solely Las Vegas, there are different cities concerned with Formulation 1”.
“We should be balanced, we have to see what are the opposite alternatives, and really quickly we’ll inform everybody what’s our technique to develop that market,” he mentioned.
“On high of America, on high of China, I feel there’s a potential additionally to be in Africa quickly.
“There’s numerous curiosity there. For certain that’s one other space that to date is lacking within the geography of our calendar.”