Why a Las Vegas Grand Prix is only good news for Formula 1
OPINION: From having no races in America between 2007 and 2012, Formula 1 will now boast three Stateside contests in 2023 when Las Vegas returns to the calendar with a Saturday night race slated for a November slot. It's a big moment for F1, as it shows just how far it has come under the ownership of Liberty Media
A little over a decade ago, Formula 1 seemed to be in a difficult spot in the United States.
The scars of the 2005 debacle at Indianapolis had never properly healed, and even as F1 returned in Austin, it seemed like the series would never really make a splash in a market it had tried time and time again to break into. There’d be interest, but it would always be niche at best.
But today’s announcement that F1 will be returning to Las Vegas - and with a proper street race on the Strip this time, not in a casino car park - shows just how far things have come in a short space of time, serving as a landmark moment and a sign that business is booming for F1 right now.
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