Las Vegas GP: Formula 1 confident Saturday night street race is ‘perfect’ addition to calendar

Formula 1 is adding third US race from 2023 with the Las Vegas GP, which will see cars race along the famous strip at night; 10pm local start means an early race for UK viewers but Stefano Domenicali says earlier start would be “total mistake”

Last Updated: 01/04/22 2:04pm


David Croft is excited by the Las Vegas Grand Prix that will take place in November 2023

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David Croft is excited by the Las Vegas Grand Prix that will take place in November 2023

David Croft is excited by the Las Vegas Grand Prix that will take place in November 2023

Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicali says holding the Las Vegas Grand Prix on a Saturday night is the “perfect time” and is confident that a third race in the United States will only boost the sport’s popularity.

F1 confirmed on Wednesday that from 2023 they will be racing in Las Vegas, with the famous Strip forming a unique backdrop for a street race that will see cars speed past the sights at around 212mph.

In a break from Sunday’s race day tradition, the Grand Prix is set to take place on a Saturday night in November, at 10pm local time.

“I think that is a perfect time and a perfect slot for that event in this context,” said Domenicali, the sport’s CEO and president.

Following the news that Las Vegas will host a F1 Grand Prix from 2023, Formula 1 drivers reacted to the new night race. Credit: F1 Twitter

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Following the news that Las Vegas will host a F1 Grand Prix from 2023, Formula 1 drivers reacted to the new night race. Credit: F1 Twitter

Following the news that Las Vegas will host a F1 Grand Prix from 2023, Formula 1 drivers reacted to the new night race. Credit: F1 Twitter

That slot means a potential 5 or 6am start time for UK fans, although Domenicali insisted that having the race at

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Browns-Raiders game for Saturday moved to Monday

Near the close of a poor 7 days for the NFL, in terms of COVID-19 quantities spiking on multiple teams, the league postponed video games for the to start with time this season. 

Saturday’s recreation between the Cleveland Browns and Las Vegas Raiders was moved to Monday. The Seattle Seahawks-Los Angeles Rams and Washington Soccer Crew-Philadelphia Eagles games ended up also moved thanks to outbreaks on the Rams and Washington. Equally of those people online games will be Tuesday. The NFL announced the adjustments on Friday afternoon. 

The Raiders-Browns match will be Monday at 5 p.m. ET on NFL Network. The two Tuesday video games will kick off at 7 p.m. ET on FOX and they’re going to be on NFL Sunday Ticket. 

“We have manufactured these schedule alterations primarily based on health care advice and soon after discussion with the NFLPA as we are viewing a new, highly transmissible kind of the virus this week resulting in a substantial raise in scenarios throughout the league,” the NFL claimed in the information release saying the changes. “We go on to make conclusions in consultation with medical industry experts to assure the health and security of the NFL community.”

For gamers on the Raiders, Seahawks and Eagles who are not owning substantial outbreaks, there was frustration at the NFL’s modify of heart. Raiders linebacker K.J. Wright expressed his displeasure. 

The news this 7 days by no means obtained much better for the Browns. At first it was that most of their offensive line and receiver Jarvis Landry went on the COVID-19 reserve listing. Then quarterback Baker Mayfield and coach Kevin Stefanski were included on Wednesday. On Thursday, next quarterback up Situation Keenum went on the listing. On Friday, it was edge defender Jadeveon Clowney. As of Friday afternoon, the Browns had

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