Samsung Lights Up the FORMULA 1 HEINEKEN SILVER LAS VEGAS GRAND PRIX With the World’s First 481-Foot F1 Logo Rooftop LED DisplayShare open/close
Latest installments include over 25,000 LED modules that when combined, are long enough to lap the circuit 2.5 times, bright enough to light up the sky and aim to turbocharge the viewing experience for professional racing fans
Samsung Electronics America announced it has brought Samsung display technologies to the highly anticipated FORMULA 1 HEINEKEN SILVER LAS VEGAS GRAND PRIX 2023 through its partnership with Liberty Media and Las Vegas Grand Prix, Inc. With lights out on November 18, spectators attending the race in Las Vegas or watching from around the world will see Samsung display technologies shine bright throughout the Las Vegas Grand Prix pit building, including 3 extra-large grandstand screens with a total of 3.8 million pixels, a dynamic tight-pitch display that serves as a backdrop for the entry escalator as well as a new “star” in the sky an LED display in the form of the F1 logo — the dazzling LED display that sits atop the 1,000-foot-long pit building rooftop that’s so bright, it may even be visible from outer space.
“As F1’s viewership skyrockets in the U.S., Liberty Media and the Las Vegas Grand Prix are focused on delivering the most memorable experiences for fans in attendance as well as viewing the broadcast around the world,” said James Fishler, Senior Vice President of the Display and Home Entertainment Divisions, Samsung Electronics America. “The 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix is a turning point for the sport of racing, as the installation of these best-in-class Samsung displays dramatically adorns the Las Vegas Grand Prix pit building and revolutionizes how fans in the grandstands watch this race.”
F1 Rooftop Logo
The 28,166-square-foot 10mm LED display with over 22 million pixels spans 481 feet — longer than a football field — and mirrors the shape of the F1 logo, exciting viewers watching from home as broadcasters use the sign to provide more immersive and close-up views of the race.
The 1,480-square-foot 3.9mm LED escalator display is designed to create a “wow” moment as it presents stunning content using over 9 million pixels.
The grandstands are outfitted with three 941-square-foot Samsung 8mm LED displays with over 1.2 million pixels to enhance the viewing experience for all in-person attendees, ensuring that a moment of the action is not missed. The new displays feature Samsung’s latest and most advanced HDR10+ technology, with over 8,000-nit brightness, to provide the most dynamic image quality even on the sunniest of days.
The F1 Rooftop Logo, Escalator Trapezoid and three Grandstand displays feature over 33 million Samsung LED pixels and over 32,000 square feet and together, are long enough to lap the Las Vegas Strip Circuit two and a half times.
“Las Vegas is primed to host an F1 Grand Prix event of the most impressive magnitude, and we are excited to deliver heightened experiences for our fans,” said Renee Wilm, Chief Executive Officer of Las Vegas Grand Prix, Inc. “Through our partnership, we are achieving this goal with the innovative technology that Samsung has brought to the Las Vegas Strip Circuit.”
Samsung’s partnership with Liberty Media and Las Vegas Grand Prix, Inc. is just one of the many ways the company is revolutionizing the fan experience across professional sports leagues. In addition to the displays featured onsite at the Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix, Samsung powers state-of-the-art LED technology at notable venues from across the nation, including Hollywood Park, Citi Field and Minute Maid Park. Samsung also brings the excitement of the stadium and racetrack into the living room with its line-up of Samsung Neo QLED 8K and 4K class TVs featuring lifelike picture and sound. For Formula 1 fans looking to get behind the wheel, the Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 curved monitor delivers an immersive racing game experience with seamless, hyper-fast action and unrivaled UHD color and depth.
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