Depending on where you were Saturday night, the running of the first Las Vegas Grand Prix offered a wide range of perceptions.
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High ticket prices and lower than expected hotel volumes have raised fresh questions over spectator demand — questions compounded late Thursday after an abbreviated practice session cut the weekend’s opening on-track action dramatically short.
As the grand prix kicks off Saturday after several days of practice sessions, qualifying and other F1 events, the question will remain the same — is closing the most iconic street in the world for half a week worth it?
Despite months of preparation, F1 officials are still running into obstacles associated with holding a grand prix in one of the world’s most iconic tourist destinations — from busing in casino workers, dealing with unexpected (and costly) infrastructure demands and permanent changes to the face of the Strip.
Sphere in Las Vegas has just 200 parking spaces until after the Las Vegas Prix is completed in mid-November. Those planning to attend performances of U-2 will have to find places in nearby casino parking garages.
The decision to cut down the trees has been criticized on X, formerly known as Twitter, and a petition circulating online is calling on MGM Resorts to pledge to plant new trees elsewhere in the Las Vegas Valley.
Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick (D-Las Vegas) pressed grand prix officials during a commission meeting Tuesday to explain how resort and casino employees would be able to access the back ends of major Strip properties.
Gov. Joe Lombardo proposed a two-year, $11 billion budget that would be the largest general fund budget in state history during his first State of the State address Monday, but many of the proposals deserve additional explanation.