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The Miami Grand Prix is undergoing many upgrades ahead of the 2023 race. Photo courtesy of Formula 1.

Formula 1 Makes Several Enhancements for Miami Grand Prix

Organizers of the Miami Grand Prix have announced several major changes are being made on and off the track at the Miami International Autodrome ahead of the second running of the race in 2023. Miami’s Formula 1 debut in 2022 delivered a sellout with almost 250,000 spectators visiting the South Florida venue based around Hard […]

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Westgate's Superbook has long been the standard bearer for sportsbook experiences in Las Vegas, and the venue to continues to reinvent itself with more than 4,000 square feet of digital space. Photo courtesy of Westgate.

How Las Vegas Still Raises the Bar for Sports Betting

There was a time not long ago that sports betting was taboo. Lawmakers scoffed at the idea of legalizing it. If somebody wanted to put down money on a game, they would have to find a bookie in their town. The entire industry was frowned upon. Las Vegas was the sole refuge for sports bettors […]

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IndyCar, Formula 1 Commit to Future Sustainability in Series

Both the IndyCar Series and Formula 1 announced sustainability plans this week with the U.S.-based series planning to run the St. Petersburg Grand Prix in March 2023 with 100% renewable fuel and the worldwide series saying that by 2030 it plans to have its schedule designed with regionality in mind as part of goal of […]

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The 2021 Spartan World Championship featured sand dunes of more than 1,000 feet in height in Abu Dhabi. Photo courtesy of Spartan

Spartan Race Travels Back to Abu Dhabi

Putting on a world championship caliber event is difficult enough on its own. Doing it across the world in the middle of a desert – harder. Now, add in Formula 1 and the World Cup in the same area, and you get the logistical challenge that faces Spartan as it prepares for the 2022 Spartan […]

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MGM to Construct Grandstands in Bellagio Lake for Formula 1 Race

MGM Resorts International is giving Formula 1 fans who travel to Las Vegas the chance to experience a race like never before. The company is constructing grandstands on the Bellagio Lake — where the fountains perform daily — for the 2023 Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix. Access to these VIP seats is […]

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Artist renderings show what the first ever F1 race in Las Vegas will look like on November 18, 2023.

Formula 1 Unveils Record-Breaking Race Schedule for 2023

Formula 1 has announced the calendar for the 2023 FIA Formula 1 World Championship, which has been approved by the World Motor Sport Council. The 2023 season will feature a record-breaking 24 races, with China and Qatar set to return, and Las Vegas arriving as the penultimate round for a Saturday night race on November […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. TENNIS: Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic Withdraws from U.S. Open Posted: Thursday, August 25 With the final Grand Slam of the tennis season about to start […]

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FILE - Drivers compete during the Russian Formula One Grand Prix, at the Sochi Autodrom circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. A number of federations, including skiing, curling and Formula 1, pulled premier events out of Russia following the invasion. (Yuri Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Formula One Executive Says ‘Never’ Racing in Russia Again

Formula One, which did not race in Russia this year after the country’s invasion of Ukraine, said that it would likely never race in the country again. Formula One Chief Executive Stefano Domenicali said over the weekend that the contract between F1 and the organisers of the Russian Grand Prix was terminated soon after the […]

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton leads Red Bull driver Max Verstappen at the start of the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on December 12, 2021. Verstappen ripped a record eighth title away from Hamilton with a pass on the final lap of the Abu Dhabi GP to close one of the most thrilling Formula One seasons in years as the first Dutch world champion. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

F1 Announces Formula 1 Immersive Experience

Formula 1 has reached an agreement to produce a first-of-its-kind international traveling exhibition and immersive experience covering the past, present, and future of the Formula One World Championship with dates to be announced later this year. Working with Round Room Studios, the production company that has produced or promoted exhibitions such as Jurassic World: The […]

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Melbourne Takes Pole As Formula 1 Opener Through 2035

The Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne will remain the Formula 1 season opener after a long-term contract agreement that takes the race’s sanction through to at least 2035. The new agreement will result in Melbourne enjoying hosting rights for the Australian Grand Prix for a total of 40 years since the event moved to Victoria […]

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