Race weekend packages may retail for as much as $100,000 : PlanetF1

Race-goers seeking to take advantage of a weekend on the Las Vegas Grand Prix may discover themselves with a invoice of as much as $100,000.

The race in Nevada is ready to run for the primary time subsequent yr because the Las Vegas strip can be shutdown in what may show to be one of the thrilling occasions of the yr.

In terms of glitz and glamour, Vegas may give even Monaco a run for its cash and with a metropolis so synonymous with each profitable and shedding excessive quantities of money, it’s no shock to see tickets for this maiden occasion being set at an eye-watering quantity.

Normal ticket costs for the race have but to be introduced however a report has emerged that some resort and race packages may value as much as $100,000.



Sports activities Enterprise Journal reporter Adam Stern tweeted that MGM Resorts is planning to purchase $20-25 million price of tickets in order that it may well create resort and occasion packages for the race.

The knowledge got here from CEO Invoice Hornbuckle who additionally famous that rooms may value as much as 3 times their ordinary charge. MGM, who personal a number of resorts on the Strip together with the MGM Grand and the Bellagio, are one of many pricier resort suppliers already with a one-night November keep costing $249 on the Grand and $279 on the Ballegio.

The resorts aren’t the one ones seeking to money in as Formulation 1 itself has bought a $240 million (£198 million) plot of land to construct services such because the pit and paddock however needs to have it in use all yr spherical.

“Our aim was to have a facility which isn’t solely magnificent for the race however has the chance to have ongoing activations and occasions at that facility even when the race will not be underway,” Liberty Media president and CEO Greg Maffei informed buyers, as reported by RaceFans.internet.

In contrast to different races that are usually left to 3rd events, F1 has determined to bear the brunt of the Las Vegas Grand Prix itself however Maffei stated there was no trigger for concern.

“You have to be considering we are able to effectively handle this inside the capital we’ve. It’s not going to empty us in any means and it’s not going to forestall us from doing different actions,” he stated.

The race has not formally been given a date but however a leaked doc states that the race is slotted for November 18, every week earlier than Thanksgiving, and would see it turn into the penultimate race within the F1 season.


Leave a Comment