“They’ve got to make sure that if they’re going to make these tracks with these big straights and slow corners at the end of it, you’ve got to have runoff area. In case there’s a brake failure or drivers have an incident or an issue you’ve got to have escape for them.
“I think they’ve done a really good job here. You know it looks like you’ve got some really good width to get side by side action."
Chandhok also delved into the intricacies of planning the circuit, acknowledging the challenges of a street circuit, and understanding that the city couldn't come to a standstill just because F1 was in town.
“You’ve got to do all of this work while the city is still living,” he added. “People who live here, there are locals who live here and tourists who come all the time.
“They’ve got to carry on, they want to go to the Bellagio, they want to see Celine Dion and you can’t block the entrance to any of these massive theatres. You can’t just block off Caesars Palace because we want to build a Grandstand there for this weekend.”
F1 has issued a recent apology to the residents of Las Vegas, due to complaints and controversy surrounding the disruption caused by the race weekend.
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