Las Vegas, NV – The entertainment capital of the world is getting set to host Vegas Speed Week showcasing two exciting autosport events, October 18-28. SRO’s Blancpain GT World Challenge America series kicks off the week with its exciting brand of sportscar racing October 18-20 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Las Vegas Concours closes out the week October 25-28 at the MacDonald Highlands on the Dragon Ridge Golf Course and will feature over 135 exclusive vehicles, unique features, displays and tributes.
It’s only the second time in its 30-year history that the premier sportscar series will race in Vegas and the Speedway – last time was in 2000. It’s also the first time since 2000 that the Motor Speedway will host a race using its Roval layout – utilizing both the Motor Speedway’s banked oval and infield circuit. The three-day race schedule will feature exotic GT3 supercars from Ferrari, Porsche, Mercedes-AMG, Bentley, Acura, BMW, piloted by an international field of some of the top sports car racers in the world. The jam-packed weekend full of the top sports car and touring car action will also showcase the Pirelli GT4 America, TC America, and Saleen Cup – all series will close out their respective championships in the City of Lights.
Rounding up the 2019 Concours d’Elegance season, the inaugural Las Vegas Concours d’Elegance (LVCE) will feature a curated collection of approximately 135 vehicles. In addition to the show on Saturday, Oct. 26, the four-day event will include an opening night gala at the Keep Memory Alive Event Center on Friday, Oct. 25, a Tour d’Elegance down the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, Oct. 27 and a Concours-Dragon Ridge Fun Day of Golf by invitation on Monday, Oct. 28.
For more information on the Blancpain GT World Challenge America and to buy tickets visit www.gt-world-challenge-america.com and follow all the action on the series’ social channels. Kids 12 and under are free with the purchase of an Adult ticket.
For more information on the Las Vegas Concours and to buy tickets visit www.lasvegasconcours.com