Formula 1 announced earlier this year that the Las Vegas Grand Prix would be added to the calendar next season. According to Motorsport.com, the weekend of November 16-18 can be circled in the diary.
In March of this year, motor racing’s premier class announced that the long-awaited race in Las Vegas would finally take place. Beginning with the 2023 season, a race at Sin City will be on the calendar. Until recently, no date was known for this Grand Prix.
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According to Motorsport.com, the Las Vegas event will take place the weekend of November 16-18. This will be the third Formula 1 Grand Prix in the United States after Austin and Miami.
A race for Thanksgiving?
Formula 1 was expected to hold the Las Vegas race weekend around Thanksgiving, a public holiday in the United States. In the United States, it is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. In 2023, it will be November 23, but the Grand Prix will take place the weekend before. With this date, the Las Vegas Grand Prix will most likely be the penultimate race of the season.
Las Vegas, penultimate round of the championship?
The Las Vegas Grand Prix differs from other races on the calendar in terms of race days. The race weekend begins on Thursday. The actual Grand Prix will be a night race, held on Saturday. Las Vegas will be paired with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix a week later, which will be the last race of the season.