- Las Vegas is bracing itself for this weekend’s star-studded Formula 1 Grand Prix
- Some of the best drivers in the world arrived for Wednesday’s opening ceremony
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Just a few days out from the city’s first race for 41 years, some of the biggest names in the world of Formula One arrived for the Las Vegas Grand Prix’s opening ceremony on Wednesday night.
Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton was one of them, rocking up for the grand opening in Sin City while looking the part in a stylish black overcoat, gold jewelry, black boots and suave black-and-orange shades.
His Mercedes teammate George Russell has certainly turned on the style, opting for a special Las Vegas Grand Prix jacket to accompany black sunglasses and a new slick hairstyle.
The likes of Lando Norris, Pierre Gasly and Carlos Sainz – who won Tuesday’s Netflix Cup golf tournament – were also seen arriving for the opening ceremony.
Red Bull and Mercedes team principals Christian Horner and Toto Wolff – accompanied by their wives Geri and Susie – were among the F1 team members spotted attending Wednesday’s event.
Lewis Hamilton was seen arriving at the Las Vegas Grand Prix’s opening ceremony
His Mercedes teammate George Russell also turned on the style for Wednesday’s event
Netflix Cup winner Carlos Sainz (left) and Lando Norris were also seen rocking up in Sin City
Hamilton arrived while looking the part in a stylish black overcoat, gold jewelry, black boots and suave black-and-orange shades
Musicians John Legend, Tiesto, J. Balvin, Keith Urban, Steve Aoki and Swedish House Mafia and will.i.am are set to perform at the opening ceremony, along with pop star Kylie Minogue.
Andra Day, Bishop Brigg, and Journey will grace the stage as well, while guests will reportedly be treated to an elaborate light display.
There will also be a drone show there. Separate from the opening ceremony, another big name will also be performing on Thursday.
Producer Metro Boomin will also be throwing a party in partnership with Jack Daniels.
And later in the weekend, Minogue will perform at Amber Lounge’s afterparty, held at the Voltaire at The Venetian Resort.
Famous chef Gordon Ramsay will also be in Sin City to take in the races.
He will attend a trackside dinner with guests at Hell’s Kitchen at Caesars Palace on Thursday, Page Six said.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner and wife Geri were also seen arriving on Wednesday
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff and wife Susie were other high-profile names to rock up
David Beckham, Shaquille O’Neal and Kylie Minogue will be among those in attendance for the second to last race of the season for what will be a stunning spectacle.
According to Page Six, the Margaritaville location at Flamingo has been turned into ‘Club SI’ by Sports Illustrated – with Beckham and O’Neal set to host and interact with guests on Saturday night.
Actor Dax Shepard is also expected to record a live episode of his podcast, ‘Armchair Expert,’ there.