The Mexican Grand Prix of the Formula 1 announced Thursday that the Mazatlan carnival will be part of the opening of the motoring festival in the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Carnival participation will include more than 150 people, 3 floats and Sinaloa music that will take to the capital, and to the world, the Mexican cultural wealth.
This will be the first time that the party par excellence of the port of Mazatlan is part of a Grand Prix in its almost 200 years of historydating from February 1827. The local celebration includes six days of celebration, that commemorate the party, joy, music, art or culture with events such as the coronation of the King of Joy, Queen of Carnival and the Evening of the Arts.
The Mazatlan International Carnival celebrates the coronation of its maximum King, Obed I with a great artistic show, pyrotechnics and the warmth of the people. pic.twitter.com/haXUUmyScr
– International Carnival of Mazatlan (@CarnavalMzt) February 25, 2022
East 30th of October the impressive parade will enliven all those attending the F1ESTA of motoring in the country’s capital, to which Federico Gonzalez CompeanGeneral Director of the Mexican Grand Prix, commented in a statement published on the event page:
We are excited to collaborate with the Government of the State of Sinaloa to be able to enjoy a bit of its culture in front of the millions of fans who will enjoy the Mexico GP throughout the world. As usual, we seek to exalt the name of Mexico and highlight the elements that make our country so special.
In 2021the Formula 1 global audience was 70.3 million people per race transmitted, and a total of 1.55 billion peopleso that Mexico will once again put before the eyes of the world a real show of cultural wealth, in this case from Sinaloa.
Luis Guillermo Benitez Torresmayor of Mazatlan, added the following about the scope that this will give to your municipality on the Pacific coast:
The Mazatlan International Carnival brings together thousands of locals and tourists to enjoy the tradition, passion, dance, party, family life, music, joy, culture and art that the state of Sinaloa offers. We are excited to be part of the Mexico City Grand Prix and embellish it with unique Carnival elements.
The 2022 Mexican Grand Prix will start on friday october 28 with the first free practice, will continue the saturday 29 with the classification and will close triumphantly with the race in the afternoon of Sunday October 30.
(With information from MexicoGP.com)