Las Vegas Grand Prix organisers admit need to reform ticket options

Tickets at the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix will start at £440, with more options under consideration for future iterations of the race.

Las Vegas Grand Prix CEO Renee Wilm has revealed that the organisers are looking at how to include more general admission tickets for the race in the years to come. 

The race has unveiled its proposed ticketing structure for the first Grand Prix around the streets of ‘Sin City’, with the highest ticket prices of any of the 23 rounds on the calendar.

General admissions prices are set to begin at £440, as Wilm looks to “create just the most incredible fan experience” possible.

“We want to create just the most incredible fan experience we can and also create a great track for the drivers,” Wilm said. 

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“We want our team principals happy, really trying to create the best event throughout the ecosystem – but I’m sure we won’t get everything right in year one and we’re going to take those learnings and we’re going to improve upon the event in year two and beyond.

“Early feedback is we need more general admission – our fans are not happy we don’t have more general admission. 

“That is something that we’re going to address in follow-on years. 

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“But I think at this point all we can do is head down, work hard and look forward to what’s to come,” he added.

The new street circuit track will welcome cars on 17th November for the first practice session of the weekend, with the Sunday Grand Prix set to provide a stunning backdrop for the wheel to wheel action.

Drivers will race around the 6.12 km, 14 turn circuit in downtown Las Vegas at speeds comparable to the ‘Temple of Speed’ – Italy’s Autodromo Nazionale Monza.