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Ecclestone eyeing F1 race in Las Vegas?

2016-04-01 17:48

NEW FRONTIERS: Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone said he is in discussions to bring an F1 race to the US city of Las Vegas. Image: AFP/ Kerstin Joensson.

Sakhir, Bahrain - Formula 1's commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone says he's in discussions about bringing a grand prix to Las Vegas.

Speaking Friday from the Bahrain GP, Ecclestone said: "It is possible that there could be an event there," adding that the time "would be a couple of years I suppose."

Texas GP safe

Ecclestone said any proposed new race in the United States would not replace the existing US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.

Ecclestone said: "We will keep Austin and have another race."

Las Vegas hosted F1 races in the parking lot of the Caesars Palace casino in 1981 and 1982.

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