The Formula 1 is preparing to host the fifth date of the calendar in the Miami Grand Prixwhich will take place at the Miami International Autodrome, an urban circuit located on the grounds of the Dolphins, an American football franchise of the National Football League (NFL).
The category lands in the United States after the Emilia Romagna GPwhere the Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull) kept the sprint and the race on Sunday and managed to close the gap with Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), leader of the standings with 86 units.
The last champion of the Formula 1 he dominated both races from start to finish, in which he had his teammate Sergio Checo Pérez as escort and Leclerc and Lando Norris (McLaren) completing the podium of the sprint and the traditional race, respectively.
Formula 1: Miami will be one of the two venues that the United States will have this season.
This it will be the first time in history that the competition is held in Miami. The city joins Sebring, Riverside, Watkins Glen, Long Beach, Las Vegas, Dallas, Detroit, Phoenix and Austin as venues in the North American country.
It will also be the first time since 1984 that the Formula 1 host two grand prix on US soil, since it will return for the weekend of October 23 at the Grand Prix of the Americas, in Austin, the capital of Texas.
For the race in Florida, a track was designed that went through more than 36 test instances until reaching the final result. It will have 19 curves, a layout of 5.41 kilometers in length with three straight lines; the race will have 57 laps in total. In addition, it is estimated that around 80,000 people will attend the event per day.
Formula 1: Verstappen and Pérez will seek to repeat the 1-2 achieved in Emilia Romagna.
With tickets sold out for the three days, the most expensive were around $5,000 and included an artificial beach with yachts, a pool and bars, among other benefits.
In addition, as is customary with sporting events such as the Super Bowl and the NBA in the United States, the competition will have several shows with international figures and artists such as DJ Drew, DJ Germán Rodriguez and DJ Extreme, Gianluca Vacchi, Post Malone, Tiesto and Maluma.
While from 2015 to 2019 drivers were only allowed one change to their helmet per season, they now have the freedom to modify their helmets as often as they wish, with many taking advantage of the debut of the venue in Miami to show off a new one.
Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton was excited by the arrival of Miami as the venue for the competition.
The riders who modified the design of their helmet were: Max Verstappen (Red Bull), Guanyu Zhou (Alfa Romeo), Lando Norris (McLaren) and Fernando Alonso (Alpine).
On the other hand, who referred to the arrival of Miami to the calendar of Formula 1 it was seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), who commented that it is “really amazing to see that we have entered and that there is a growing love in the United States”.
“And I mean that Miami It’s going to be an experience for all of us, for the racing community, for the fans who are watching us, for the fans who are going to fly and who may have never been there before.”
In turn, his former teammate and current Alfa Romeo driver, Valtteri Bottas, highlighted the layout of the track and defined it as “positive and with good overtaking opportunities”.
Schedules and how to watch the Miami GP on TV
Free practice 1 and 2 will take place on Friday, May 6 at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., respectively, while free practice 3 (at 2:00 p.m.) and classification (at 5:00 p.m.) will take place on Saturday 7. , the race will start on Sunday 8 at 16.30.
the season of the Formula 1 It can be followed through the category’s own platform (F1 TV Pro), with the contracting of the package of all competitions, in addition to training and qualifying tests.
Likewise, it will also be available via streaming on the Disney platform, Star Plus, while Fox Sports will broadcast training sessions 1 and 2 on Friday at 11:30 p.m.
Position table (pilots)
- Carlos Leclerc (Ferrari): 86
- Max Verstappen (Red Bull): 59
- Sergio Perez (Red Bull): 54
- George Russell (Mercedes): 49
- Carlos Sainz (Ferrari): 38
- Lando Norris (McLaren): 35
- Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes): 28
- Valtteri Bottas (Alfa Romeo): 24
- Esteban Ocon (Renault): 20
- Kevin Magnussen (Haas): 15
- Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren): 11
- Yuki Tsunoda (Alpha Tauri): 10
- Pierre Gasly (Alpha Tauri): 6
- Sebastian Vettel (Aston Martin): 4
- Fernando Alonso (Reanault): 2
- Zhou Guanyu (Alfa Romeo): 1
- Alexander Albon (Williams): 1
- Lance Stroll (Aston Martin): 1
- Mick Schumacher (Haas): 0
- Nicholas Latifi (Williams): 0
- Ferrari: 116 points
- Red Bull: 99 points
- Mercedes: 77 points
- McLaren: 39 points
- Alfa Romeo: 23 points
- Renault Alpine: 22 points
- Alpha Tauri Honda: 16 points
- Hass: 14 points
- Aston Martin: 5 points
- Williams: 1 point
- Spanish GP – May 20 to 22
- Monaco GP – May 27-29
- Azerbaijan GP – June 10-12
- Canadian GP – June 17-19
- British GP – July 1-3
- Austrian GP – July 8-10
- French GP -22 to 24 July
- Hungarian GP – July 29-31
- Belgian GP – August 26-28
- Dutch GP -2 to 4 September
- Italian GP – September 9 to 11
- Singapore GP – September 30 to October 2
- Japanese GP – October 7-9
- United States GP (Austin) – October 21-23
- Mexican GP (Mexico City) – October 21-23
- Brazilian GP (Sao Paulo) – November 11 to 13
- Abu Dhabi GP – November 18-20