F1 Grand Prix Watch Party Coming to St. Louis Area in October
If you plan to attend, bring your checkbooks. Businesses will be at the show party selling big-ticket items like private jets, luxury cars and jewelry.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. — Rev your engines!
The racing season is in full swing and soon the best drivers in the country will take to the track for this year’s Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. There’s also an event in the works for those who want to watch the race and maybe do some serious shopping as the cars make their way down the track.
Our 5 On Your Side team spent the morning at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport previewing a one-of-a-kind watch party that’s gearing up to welcome guests in a few weeks.
The Grand Prix Watch Party will be held at the airport on race day, October 23, as drivers hit the track at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas. If you plan to attend the watch party, bring your checkbooks. Businesses will be at the watch party to sell big-ticket items like private jets, luxury cars and jewelry.
Holman Motorcars will be sponsoring a United States Grand Prix watch party at the Magna Air Group and Strategic Air Services Jet Hangar at Spirit of St. Louis Airport.
Large screens will be in place to show the race.
It will begin with a fashion show style car parade. Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini, Bentley and Bugatti will be on the track.
Tables of ten cost $1,000 and are named after popular drivers.
On Thursday morning, 5 On Your Side toured the airline hangar where the event will be held, spoke with former driver Robby McGehee and peeked inside some of the jets on display .
Organizers tell us they expect a few hundred people to attend the watch party.
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