Formula One is looking for a $40 million Clark County contribution toward the $80 million Las Vegas Grand Prix circuit infrastructure project.
The 300,000-square-foot, three-level structure with a rooftop terrace will serve as the centerpiece for the annual Las Vegas Grand Prix and is 70 percent complete.
Clark County and Formula One are set to enter into a public-private partnership for infrastructure improvements tied to the Nov. 18 Las Vegas Grand Prix.
The final round of Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix tickets are expected to go on sale this summer.
The area named after the driver will be situated within the Oracle Red Bull grandstands for November’s Las Vegas Grand Prix.
Several Raiders home games will rub elbows with several special events later this year, including Formula One and National Finals Rodeo.
LVCVA President and CEO Steve Hill said the walkability of the race’s footprint is something that isn’t really possible elsewhere.
Some Formula One drivers were unhappy with the long pre-race event before Sunday’s race near Miami. They said it was distracting ahead of the 57-lap race.
The Las Vegas Grand Prix is set to take place on 3.8 miles of mainly public roads, including stretches of Las Vegas Boulevard, Koval Lane and Sands and Harmon avenues.
Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Dallas Glenn (Pro Stock) raced to victories Sunday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Road work associated with paving efforts for the Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix is underway on the Strip as work continues to determine what, if any, public money is used on the project.
Ron Capps last year became the first Funny Car back-to-back champion since 2002. The Four-Wide Nationals will conclude Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Matt Hagan posted the third-fastest pass (3.936 seconds, 327.82 mph) in Friday’s provisional qualifying for the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Five-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Erica Enders is seeking her 10th win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals this weekend.
Formula One hit a Las Vegas milestone Thursday with the topping off of its 300,000-square-foot paddock building.