Verstappen, Hamilton, Ricciardo Share Stage with U2

U2 band members made way for a Formula 1 race in Las Vegas with a farewell speech and racing jokes.

Highlights

– Las Vegas is the setting for the next Grand Prix
– Bono explains to the audience why U2 had to give way for Formula 1
– Members of U2 being introduced by Bono, including Max Verstappen on drums and Lewis Hamilton on bass
– U2 will come back to Las Vegas at some point


The next Grand Prix will be held in Las Vegas. Bono, the lead singer of U2, set the stage for the band’s temporary farewell performance to accommodate the Formula 1 event. Bono joked that F1 drivers are tidy and mean, and they climb onto rockets to race around the track. He introduced the band members to the audience, including Dutch driver Max Verstappen on the drums, Lewis Hamilton on bass, and Charles Leclerc on the guitar.

Bono expressed the sentiment that the concert was the “preliminary farewell” to their audience with a sense of humor and excitement about the coming Formula 1 event. His band is contributing their space for the fast cars and energetic event. With an announcement on Twitter, “We’ll be back, Las Vegas… For now, over to you @F1!,” the band has set the tone for looking forward to their return.

Las Vegas is known for its glitz and glamour, its many casinos, and concerts, hosting various events and countless celebrities. The details about the concert were shared on the band’s website, and it created quite the buzz online from music and race fans alike. It’s a unique and memorable mark that U2 leaves on the iconic city during the time of the Grand Prix.

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez is a senior writer at F1Highlights.com. With a passion for motorsports, Albert brings a unique perspective to the world of Formula One. With over five years of experience as a sports reporter, he has honed his skills in capturing the essence of the sport.

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