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Pictured: Grand Prix Racing SIMs at Asylum Bar + Arcade.
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ASYLUM BAR + ARCADE INVITES GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE LAS VEGAS
GRAND PRIX CIRCUIT WITH GRAND PRIX RACING SIMS
Hyper-Immersive Simulators Featuring Las Vegas Grand Prix Circuit
LAS VEGAS (August 2023) – Asylum Bar + Arcade, the unparalleled destination for arcade games, drinks, music and more inside of AREA15, invites guests to experience its four brand-new Grand Prix Racing SIMs featuring the new Las Vegas Grand Prix Circuit. Located on Asylum’s first floor, the simulators are available to ride as a single ticket purchase or with the purchase of AREA15’s Experience Pass.
Replicating the Las Vegas Grand Prix Circuit, riders of all ages can truly step into the driver’s seat. Designed by one of the world’s leading racing rig manufacturers, Base Performance Simulators, the hyper-immersive, professional grade simulators boast a high-quality build and keen attention to detail. Incorporating all of the notable landmarks in Las Vegas along the track, visitors can truly experience what the drivers will see and feel as they race each other in real time.
“Out of all of our installs, AREA15 is certainly the one venue the entire team has gotten excited about,” said James Guess, Managing Director. “It’s been great to work with such an iconic venue in the entertainment industry and we are all excited to see how the Las Vegas crowd enjoys racing the NEW Grand Prix Circuit on our Grand Prix Racing SIMs.”
Individual tickets for the Grand Prix Racing SIMs start at $13.50 per person. Discounted tickets are also available for local military and children for $10.25 per person. Guests can also purchase the Experience Pass daily to unlock access to the Grand Prix Racing SIMs and up to 10 additional experiences inside AREA15. Passes for guests 13 years or older are $89 and passes for children, seniors, Nevada residents and military are $65. To purchase tickets, click here.
Asylum Bar + Arcade is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Guests 21 and up with a valid ID are welcome to both the first and second floors during all operating hours and guests under 21 are welcome to the first floor from opening until 9 p.m. For more information, visit asylumarcade.com.
ABOUT ASYLUM BAR + ARCADE
Fusing vintage arcade nostalgia with a contemporary twist is Asylum Bar + Arcade, AREA15’s ultimate gaming destination. From arcade classics such as PAC-MAN, Frogger and Tetris to pinball, pop-up basketball, pool and Skee-Ball, Asylum offers gaming options for every taste and skill level. The destination also features a notable selection of craft beers, draft cocktails, boozy slushies, wine, liquor and more. With an unmatched ambiance, Asylum provides a distinctive venue for hanging out with friends, date night as well as private and corporate events. Asylum Bar + Arcade is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Asylum welcomes guests 21 and up with valid ID to both the first and second floors during all operating hours. Guests under 21 are welcome on the first floor daily from opening until 9 p.m. For more information, visit asylumarcade.com or follow along on Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT AREA15 LAS VEGAS
AREA15, located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, represents the world’s first purpose-built immersive entertainment district offering live events, distinctive attractions, interactive art installations, extraordinary design elements, unique retail, ground-breaking technology, bars and eateries and much more. AREA15’s curated mix of dynamic destinations—including LIFTOFF Bar and Ride, Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart, Lost Spirits Distillery, Illuminarium, Dueling Axes, Five Iron Golf, Kaia Handroll, The Beast by Todd English, Wink World: Portals Into the Infinite, Museum Fiasco, Virtualis VR and many more—represents what’s next in experiential entertainment. With a robust, ever-changing roster of concerts, events, immersive art exhibitions, out-of-this-world nightlife and boundary-pushing production shows, AREA15 attracts visitors of all ages. Expanding across 20 acres in Las Vegas, AREA15 will soon welcome even more immersive destinations, including Universal Parks & Resorts’ new, year-round horror entertainment experience inspired by its popular Halloween Horror Nights.
AREA15 has received numerous accolades, including being named “Another Unmissable Stop for Art Lovers” by The Times UK, “Most Innovative Venue in the USA” by Timeout, “Best Immersive Art Experience” by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards, one of “The 10 Most Innovative Urban Development and Real Estate Companies of 2020” by Fast Company, “Best Place for Your Instagram Shot” as well as “Best Attraction” for two consecutive years by Las Vegas Weekly Readers’ Choice Best of Vegas Awards, “Best Arts Hub” by Vegas Magazine, claiming the No. 1 spot in Blooloop’s “World’s Top 11 Immersive Art Experiences” and being included in Las Vegas Magazine’s Hall of Fame.
ABOUT BASE PERFORMANCE SIMULATORS
BPS is one of the world’s leading simulation companies. Based in the UK, their reputation has a global reach. With decades of experience developing cutting-edge simulators, the skills and expertise housed at BPS are unrivaled. The team is led by factory Aston Martin driver and three-time Le Mans winner Darren Turner. Turner is a consultant to the Formula 1™ industry and has been developing simulators for over 23 years.
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