Formula 1 Racing Is One of the Most Exciting Sports to Travel for — Here's the 2024 Lineup

With three big races in the U.S. and many more abroad, this is the year to plan a trip around F1.

<p>Alex Bierens de Haan/Getty Images for Heineken</p>

Alex Bierens de Haan/Getty Images for Heineken

As the global phenomenon of “sports tourism” continues to surge, 2024 promises to be a year full of opportunities to create unforgettable travel memories, from the Olympic Games in Paris to the European Football Championships in Germany. There are plenty of reasons to plan a trip around a major sporting event and, for me, Formula One offers a special opportunity to explore a city at a time when you will find a truly unique atmosphere.

Unlike traveling for a one-off sports game, F1 is built around a weekend of action where you can truly feel the excitement and anticipation build as the weekend progresses from practice to qualifying, and then, of course, to race day itself. With 24 incredible race locations set in highly diverse cities, no two F1 races share the same backdrop — from deserts to lakes and from mountains to marinas, the F1 2024 calendar is packed with iconic race tracks.

For those looking for an excuse to finally book that overseas trip of a lifetime, F1 offers multiple race destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia. and South America; there really is something for everyone.

For those looking to stay closer to home, following the hugely successful 2023 Las Vegas Strip debut, the 2024 F1 calendar will once again showcase more races on U.S. soil than any other country. I attended last year's Vegas race weekend, and MGM Resorts International just announced my favorite place to watch is returning for year two: the Bellagio Fountain Club, offering unobstructed views of the Winner's Stage and the Strip, indoor and outdoor entertainment areas, open bars, and unlimited food by top chefs that will include Mario Carbone, David Chang, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and more in 2024. (Tickets just went on sale.) Joining Sin City to complete the U.S. lineup this year are Miami and Austin.

When attending races within driving distance, I recommend taking it to the next level and supercharging your race weekend journey by renting a luxury sports car from your favorite F1 manufacturer. Why not arrive in style?

Below, find the F1 grand prix lineup for the rest of 2024, and start planning your trip.

U.S.

Miami: May 3-5

Austin: Oct. 18-20

Las Vegas: Nov. 21-23

International

Australia: March 22 - 24

Japan: April 5-7

China: April 19-21

Italy: May 17-19

Monaco: May 24-26

Canada: June 7-9

Spain: June 21-23

Austria: June 28-30

Great Britain: July 5-7

Hungary: July 19-21

Belgium: July 26-28

Netherlands: Aug. 23-25

Italy: Aug. 30-Sept. 1

Azerbaijan: Sept. 13-15

Singapore: Sept. 20-22

Mexico: Oct. 25-27

Brazil: Nov. 1-3

Qatar: Nov. 29-Dec. 1

Abu Dhabi: Dec. 6-8

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