MARCH 31, 2022

F1 to return to Las Vegas in 2023

F1 announced today that they will return to Las Vegas for a night race next November.

Start, Las Vegas GP 1982
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F1 announced today that they will return to Las Vegas for a night race next November.

The race will take place on a 3.8 mile street circuit on the iconic Vegas Strip. With Vegas joining the Formula One calendar the United States will hold three races next season, joining Austin, Texas and Miami, Florida.

Formula One last held a race in Las Vegas 40-years-ago, in 1981 and 1982, constructing a temporary track in the parking lot of the Caesars Palace casino.

Liberty Media’s CEO, Greg Maffei said, "Iconic Las Vegas and Formula 1, the pinnacle of motorsport, is the perfect marriage of speed and glamour. Our confidence in this unique opportunity is evident in our decision to assume the promoter role for the Las Vegas Grand Prix in partnership with Live Nation. We could not be more excited to work with our local partners to create a marquee event. The potential of Formula 1 has been well demonstrated over the last several seasons and the Las Vegas GP will only take it to the next level.”

Formula One’s Stefano Domenicali said, "This is an incredible moment for Formula 1 that demonstrates the huge appeal and growth of our sport with a third race in the US. Las Vegas is a destination known around the world for its excitement, hospitality, thrills, and of course, the famous Strip. There is no better place for Formula 1 to race than in the global entertainment capital of the world and we cannot wait to be here next year. I want to thank everyone who helped deliver this event, especially Governor Sisolak, the Clark County Commission, Steve Hill at the LVCVA, and our local partners.”

Steve Hill, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), said, "We eagerly anticipate the moment when the history, energy and momentum of Formula 1 will culminate in an unforgettable Saturday night on the Las Vegas Strip. Spectators will experience the unrivaled thrill of watching these world-class drivers race through what is sure to become one of the most iconic racetracks in the world. Formula 1 and Liberty Media have been incredible partners, and we look forward to November 2023 when we once again showcase that Las Vegas is ‘The Greatest Arena on Earth.’”