US is a ‘massive focus’ for F1, ‘thrill’ to add third race

US is a ‘massive focus’ for F1, ‘thrill’ to add third race

Stefano Domenicali says F1 has discovered a “good partnership” in including Las Vegas to the calendar as a 3rd American race from 2023.

System 1’s CEO and the corporate have lengthy been attempting to extend their presence within the American market, with Domenicali admitting it’s a “large focus” for the game as its reputation grows Stateside.

Miami will be a part of the calendar this Could because it makes its debut, with the now long-established Circuit of The Americas having been a function on the calendar for the previous decade.

With the “large momentum” System 1 has gathered lately, which is owed in some half to the success of Drive to Survive on Netflix, senior figures within the sport are happy to have secured such a presence within the States.

“In November 2023, one of the best racing on the planet shall be on the streets of Las Vegas underneath these lights. It is going to be superb,” mentioned Domenicali on the race’s official launch.

“For us, it is a good partnership, I’ve to say – the thrill and the depth of System 1 within the leisure capital of the world.

“System 1 has large momentum and we’re rising world wide and that is the explanation why additionally, as a result of the curiosity has been tremendous.

“The US is a large focus for us, there’s little question about it, and we’re seeing the followers right here rising on a regular basis.”

Response amongst drivers and followers has been roundly optimistic to the thought of racing round Sin Metropolis, with the format together with a 2km straight alongside the Las Vegas Strip, alongside taking in among the metropolis’s iconic landmarks.

The grand prix will even break with custom and race at 10pm native time on a Saturday evening in November, with the high-speed road circuit giving Domenicali the assumption the game will thrive in Vegas over the course of its preliminary three-year deal.


“The races in Las Vegas shall be large, and this shall be part of our rising path for the game to be [taken] to a different stage,” he added.

“We need to excite all our followers, and the race shall be on the streets of this metropolis and shall be a Saturday evening race.

“The automobiles shall be so fast right here across the location, that shall be a thrill[ing] second for all of us, and we’re assured System 1 right here in Vegas shall be an incredible success.”




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