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FORMULA 1 LAS VEGAS 2023 GRAND PRIX

FORMULA 1 LAS VEGAS 2023 GRAND PRIX

With all eyes on Las Vegas hosting the F1 2023 Grand Prix, our drones flew over the Las Vegas Strip for its opening ceremony, celebrating the first F1 championship in town since 1982.

THE STORY BEHIND THE LIGHTS

To celebrate Formula One’s return to the City of Entertainment, we created a drone show matching the glitz and glamour of Vegas and the world’s greatest motor racing championship. Kicking off the week leading to the highly anticipated race on Saturday night, we designed a show where all disciplines- lighting, projection, and music- came together to create a spectacle fitting for the Grand Prix.

Client

Formula 1

SHOW LENGTH

8 minutes

NUMBER OF DRONES

1000

TYPE

F1 Grand Prix

LOCATION

Las Vegas - USA

CROWD SIZE

Tens of Thousands

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WELCOME TO LAS VEGAS

As a nod to the city’s ever-lasting glamour, the show kicked off with the famous ‘Welcome to Las Vegas’ sign, transitioning to an F1 racing car, the Formula 1 logo, and various formations to get everyone revved up. Timed to the millisecond for F1’s grand opening ceremony, our drones flew alongside the star-studded inauguration performance.

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BACK IN SIN CITY

As part of the F1 Vegas Launch Party in 2022,  Drone Stories and TwofiftyK created two shows flying above Caesars Palace: one at the front, visible from the Strip, and one at the back, for a VIP event. Flying from the roof of Caesars Palace was an incredible challenge we conquered to create an experience the world has never seen. All of it perfectly synced with a live music performance.

STORYTELLING PIONEERS

Our drone show company loves to push the boundaries of what’s possible through creative storytelling. Using the sky as our canvas, we have a track record of producing mesmerizing drone shows worldwide. Including the first-ever drone show to fly over Central Park, Franchise Freedom. Premiering in 2017 at Art Basel Miami, with shows following at Burning Man in 2018, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in 2019, the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam in 2020, and UNICEF’s Gala in 2022.

 

Have you seen this Burning Man 2022 drone show or our recently flown Austin City Limits ACL Festival drone show? Are you interested in what a drone show costs or want to find out how we create a drone show proposal? Or are you ready to make magic happen in the sky? Contact us today.

LET'S COLLABORATE

LET’S DESIGN YOUR DRONE LIGHT SHOW

Our drone performances combine sight with sound. Awe with inspiration. Drones with art. Fiction and reality. Whether you’re looking for an intimate performance or a grand spectacle, expect us to push boundaries and have your attendees’ minds blown.

A MESSAGE FROM DRONE STORIES FOUNDERS, LUC AND RALPH

Our founders, Lucas and Ralph, sat for a chat at our Amsterdam office to look back and share their favorite moments of last year.

 

Want to join Luc and Ralph for the full chat? Watch along!