Will former world champion Nico Rosberg make 2023 F1 return?

Former world champion and teammate of Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg is making big waves on social media after an old tweet of his has resurfaced.

It has something to do with Las Vegas being granted the right to hold a race in the 2023 season.

While some have said that 3 races in the USA might be one too many, fans are still looking forward to what should be an exciting street race.

Las Vegas will join the likes of Miami and Austin and become the third American destination on the calendar.

Vegas is a popular destination for tourists around the world. Formula 1 drivers are no different and many have expressed an interest in racing at the venue in the past.

The most notable of these, perhaps, is former world champion Nico Rosberg.

The German driver left the sport to leave fans shocked, especially since he had just calimed the world champion and was at the peak of his abilities.

Shortly after retiring, he was asked by a fan whether he would ever consider making a comeback.

The fan tweeted to him on Twitter: “What old track do you want to return to F1 Race calendar?”

It was an easy answer for Rosberg, who packed a lot of exclamation marks after the name of his preferred destination.

“Las vegas!!!!!! i will have to make a comeback if they put that race on the calendar,” he tweeted in response.

Social media has been piping with Rosberg ever since this comment has resurfaced and it remains to be seen whether he will try to fashion an unlikely entry into the sport again.

Las Vegas GP will be held on a Saturday

The Las Vegas GP has formerly been known as the Caesars Palace Grand Prix. Credit: f1mag.com

The last time a race was held at the venue was way back in 1982, when it was known as the Caesars Palace Grand Prix.

The governor of Las Vegas, Steve Sisolak was confident the Grand Prix would have a big impact on the local economy.

“I am laser-focused on our economy as governor,” he told Motorsport.  

“We know the economic impact that Formula 1 will have on this community will be enormous. We are anticipating 170,000 visitors to town to watch this race.”

It has already been revealed by organisers that this particular race will be held on Saturday, much to the surprise of fans around the world.

The last time a race was held on a Saturday was way back in 1985 at the South African Grand Prix.

Do you think Rosberg will try to make a surprise return to feature in his dream race? Let us know in the comments.

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