Mayor Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres explained that the port’s participation in the Mexican Grand Prix will serve to promote the destination.
MAZATLAN. – Everything seems to indicate that Mazatlán will take advantage of its participation in the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Mexico to promote not only the Carnival but also the port as a tourist destination.
Let us remember that a couple of days ago, the director of Culture, José Ángel Tostado Quevedo, announced the participation of the Mazatlan International Carnival in Formula 1 through a stand and a small parade where a little of everything that the great party will be shown porteña offers every year.
According to Mayor Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres, this will serve as a mega publicity for the city.
“It is an issue that we bring with the State Government because it would give it projection in 140 countries, with that we are going to put Mazatlán in the eyes of the world.”
How much will it cost to bring a “little piece” of the Mazatlan International Carnival to Formula 1?
When asked if the city council will subsidize said participation, the municipal president explained that they will seek to raise resources by different means to be able to see the port in the Grand Prix of Mexico, since the important thing will be the publicity that will be had, the same with which it is expected attract investors and more tourists.
“We are going to look for resources everywhere, but it is the best publicity for all of Mazatlán.”
When is the Mexican Grand Prix?
The Mexican Grand Prix will take place from October 28 to 30 of this year, at the Hermanos Rodríguez Autodrome. It is estimated to exceed last year’s attendance, which was 372,000 people, where a record in attendance was set in 2021.
Taking advantage of the fact that Mazatlán will be in Mexico City during those days, they will also participate for the third consecutive year in the Day of the Dead parade organized by the Federal Government, led by Andrés Manuel López Obrador.