History of F1 Races in Las Vegas

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Paul Newman gestures to driver Danny Sullivan as the Newman-Budweiser racing team wins the Coors Can-Am portion of the Caesars Palace Grand Prix in Las Vegas Sunday, Sept. 26, 1982. It is the second straight year that Sullivan has won the race. (AP Photo)
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When the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix is held in November, it will be the first F1 race in Las Vegas in more than 40 years.

Has F1 Ever Raced in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas has hosted two F1 races all-time, one in 1981 and one in 1982. They are two of only 12 all-time F1 races in the Mountain and Pacific time zones, none of which has come since 1991 (United States Grand Prix in Phoenix.

The United States has been a regular F1 stop for most of the circuit’s 84-year existence, though the majority of U.S. races have come in the Eastern and Central time zones:

Austin, Texas: United States Grand Prix (2012-19, 2021-22)

Indianapolis, Ind.: Indianapolis 500 (1950-60), United States Grand Prix (2000-07)

Dallas, Texas: Dallas Grand Prix (1984)

Detroit, Mich.: Detroit Grand Prix (1982-88)

Las Vegas: Caesars Palace Grand Prix (1981-82), Las Vegas Grand Prix (2023)

Long Beach, Calif.: United States Grand Prix West (1976-83)

Miami, Fla.: Miami Grand Prix (2022)

Phoenix, Ariz.: United States Grand Prix (1989-91)

Riverside, Calif.: United States Grand Prix (1960)

Sebring, Fla.: United States Grand Prix (1959)

Watkins Glen, N.Y.: United States Grand Prix (1961-80)

2023 F1 Schedule

The Las Vegas Grand Prix is one of three F1 races in the United States this year, the most F1 races of any country.

DateRaceLocationWinner
March 5Bahrain Grand PrixSakhir, BahrainMax Verstappen
March 19Saudi Arabian Grand PrixJeddah, Saudi ArabiaSergio Péréz
April 2Australian Grand PrixMelbourne, AustraliaMax Verstappen
April 30Azerbaijan Grand PrixBaku, AzerbaijanSergio Pérez
May 7Miami Grand PrixMiami Gardens, FloridaMax Verstappen
May 28Monaco Grand PrixMonacoMax Verstappen
June 4Spanish Grand PrixMontmeló, SpainMax Verstappen
June 18Canadian Grand PrixMontreal, CanadaMax Verstappen
July 2Austrian Grand PrixSpielberg, AustriaMax Verstappen
July 9British Grand PrixSilverstone, EnglandMax Verstappen
July 23Hungarian Grand PrixMogyoród, HungaryMax Verstappen
July 30Belgian Grand PrixStavelot, BelgiumMax Verstappen
Aug. 27Dutch Grand PrixZandvoort, NetherlandsMax Verstappen
Sept. 3Italian Grand PrixMonza, ItalyMax Verstappen
Sept. 17Singapore Grand PrixSingaporeCarlos Sainz Jr.
Sept. 24Japanese Grand PrixSuzuka, JapanMax Verstappen
Oct. 8Qatar Grand PrixLusail, QatarMax Verstappen
Oct. 22United States Grand PrixAustin, TexasMax Verstappen
Oct. 29Mexico City Grand PrixMexico City, MexicoMax Verstappen
Nov. 5São Paulo Grand PrixSão Paulo, BrazilMax Verstappen
Nov. 18Las Vegas Grand PrixLas Vegas, Nevada-
Nov. 26Abu Dhabi Grand PrixAbu Dhabi, UAE-

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