Watch: Red Bull F1 car drives through a casino

The first Las Vegas Grand Prix since 1982 will be held on 18 November next year.

There is absolutely no doubt that next year’s returning and reignited Las Vegas Grand Prix is going to be a spectacle like no other, as Sergio Pérez, Lewis Hamilton and other drivers took part in a demo run down the famous Las Vegas strip.

The newly designed circuit in Las Vegas, will, of course, feature a section of the famous strip, with fans having been given a first glimpse of what to expect.

With superb neon underfloor lights fitted, Hamilton among the others got the fans excited with a serious of burnouts and donuts; however, hopefully none of the same will occur during the race next November!

The race is truly set to be one like no other, with the start time set to be the latest in Formula 1 history at 10pm local time, which just so happens to be 6am UK time.

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Interestingly, the race will also become the sport’s first to take place on a Saturday since the 1985 South African Grand Prix, meaning the majority of the world will be tuning in either on Sunday morning or afternoon.

Whether the race is exciting itself remains to be seen; however, as a spectacle, the Grand Prix looks set to be something that will potentially never be matched.

With the cheapest tickets for the event setting fans back £440, and the most expensive packages going into the tens of thousands, it also looks set to be one of the most expensive races of the season.

Perhaps this is why the sport and Liberty Media have put so much attention into advertising the event, one that F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali is expecting to be a “regular fixture” on the calendar going forward.

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“We are thrilled to welcome our fans to the launch of the 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix,” said Domenicali during the demo event.

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“The Las Vegas Grand Prix is going to become a regular fixture in the city and on the global sporting calendar, so it is important to have local fans both celebrated and celebrating with us from the very start.

“This launch is a small but exciting taste of things to come over the next year when all the Formula One teams hit The Strip.”

As part of a demo, a Red Bull car was even driven through a casino; drivers will be hoping that this isn’t a last-minute adjustment to the pitlane!