Tag: Formula One

Yas Marina Circuit capacity increase

Yas Marina Circuit capacity increase

Formula One fans will now get to enjoy the spectacle of the season-ending Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in a new setting after the Yas Marina Circuit announced a new grandstand for the 2022 race. ‘The National’ stated that tickets for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix went on sale earlier this... » Read more

F1 Group land purchase near Las Vegas Strip

Group behind F1 in Las Vegas purchases land

The parent group behind Formula One has closed on its massive sale of land near the Las Vegas Strip (US). The ‘Fox 5 Vegas’ stated that a representative for Liberty Media confirmed the group closed on its $240 million purchase of 39 acres of land on the Northeast corner of Koval Lane and Harmon... » Read more

Las Vegas gets a huge bite of F1 pie

LVCVA to spend on F1 race on the strip

Las Vegas (US) will host Formula One races in 2023, 2024 and 2025 after the City’s tourism body agreed on a $19.5m sponsorship deal on May 10th. The ‘VegasSlotsOnline.com’ stated that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has voted in favor of bringing the Formula One Grand... » Read more

Ace drivers praise ‘amazing’ Miami Grand Prix

Inaugural Miami F1 Grand Prix

The Miami Grand Prix (US) held on May 8th got a thumbs-up from the top three finishers, with Max Verstappen (Belgian-Dutch motorsports racing driver) and Charles Leclerc (Monacan motorsports racing driver) calling it an “amazing” event. The ‘Racer’ stated that after a number of years in the... » Read more

Mercedes boss bats for China as next F1 hub

China to host more F1 races in the future

The Chinese Grand Prix is absent from the calendar for the third straight year due to the COVID-19 pandemic but Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said Formula One can have a “strong footprint” in China and hopes it will one day host three races each season. The ‘Reuters’ stated that China is... » Read more

Las Vegas set to book berth in F1 calendar

Las Vegas closer to Formula 1 race

Formula 1’s bid to add a race in Las Vegas is progressing and a deal for a third Grand Prix in the United States looks increasingly likely. ‘The Race’ stated that F1 has been in discussion with authorities in Las Vegas about a potential return to the City for the first time in almost 30 years... » Read more

COVID derails Canadian Grand Prix on the trot

Turkey replaces Canada on F1 calendar

Formula 1 has confirmed a change to Round 7 of the 2021 calendar, with the Turkish Grand Prix replacing the Canadian Grand Prix for the weekend of June 11th to 13th. ‘Formula One’ stated that due to the ongoing international travel restrictions in place in Canada it became impossible for... » Read more

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