Notable Sightings Include Haas’ Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenberg; Alfa Romeo’s Valterri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu; David Chang of Momofuku; Chefs Bryan and Michael Voltaggio
Actress and entrepreneur Eva Longoria was the toast of the town for the first night of the inaugural FORMULA 1 HEINEKEN SILVER LAS VEGAS GRAND PRIX.
Longoria immersed herself in racing tradition by enjoying a “Shoey” from the MGM Rewards Shoey Bar at Bellagio Resort & Casino.
Known as a way to celebrate winning a big race, Longoria joined fans at the pop-up experience to drink a cocktail crafted from her Casa Del Sol tequila and served out of an actual Sparco racing shoe.
MGM Resorts celebrated the beginning to an unprecedented weekend for Las Vegas with a range of events at its properties and special activations featuring appearances from Haas drivers Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenberg; Alfa Romeo’s Valterri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu; and Chefs David Chang and Michael and Bryan Voltaggio.
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- Eva Longoria at the MGM Rewards Shoey Bar: Located in the Bellagio’s Fountain Courtyard – and just steps away from the Bellagio Fountain Club – Eva Longoria took part in an iconic tradition of racing heroes podium celebration. During the event, Longoria enjoyed a cocktail crafted from her own Casa Del Sol tequila from an impeccably designed MGM-branded leather racing shoe.
- Chefs David Chang and Voltaggio Brothers Dish at Bellagio Fountain Club: Celebrity chefs David Chang and Michael and Bryan Voltaggio were the first culinary stars to take over the Bellagio Fountain Club. Each chef crafted a selection of their most famous dishes during a live demonstration broadcast throughout the VIP hospitality space perched over the track. Guests enjoyed signature dishes from the acclaimed chefs throughout the evening.
- Haas Team Meets Fans at Bellagio Fountain Club: The stars of the MoneyGram Haas F1 Team (“HF1”) thrilled fans at an invitation-only meet and greet with drivers Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenberg and Netflix star Guenther Steiner.
- Alfa Romeo Team Unveils Car, Experience and Mullets at ARIA: Alfa Romeo celebrated its racing DNA with a display in the lobby of ARIA Resort & Casino, featuring the 2024 Tonale, the new Giulia and Stelvio, F1 Team Stake Show Car, and a selection of racing gear available for purchase. During the week, the team unveiled a unique vehicle livery that will be used during the 2023 Las Vegas Grand Prix, with special appearances by Valterri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu.
About MGM Resorts
MGM Resorts International is an S&P 500 global gaming and entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings.
MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 31 unique hotel and gaming destinations globally, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry.
The Company’s 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S. sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker, and the Company’s subsidiary, LeoVegas AB, offers sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands in several jurisdictions throughout Europe.
The Company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its “Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet” philosophy, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates.
The global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies. For more information, please visit us at www.mgmresorts.com. Please also connect with us @MGMResortsIntl on Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram.