The United States Grand PrixIn Austin, Texas, has been the only Grand PrixHeld in AmericaDespite numerous attempts to add cities, it has been there for many years. Starting2022 MiamiJoins the schedule.
The Miami Grand PrixThe first of a 10-year deal will see the cars race around the track. Hard Rock StadiumIn Miami GardensWherever the Miami DolphinsPlay, just north of downtown Miami. TheRace will be on May8, approximately five months before the AustinEvent in October.
DriversWhat inspires you? Miami — and the United States — canOffer.
“It’s such a huge country; having just one race here isn’t enough to really be able to tap into the sporting culture and really encapsulate the fans,” said Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes. “ToBring them along with you on the journey. Miami is going to be incredible.”
Fernando AlonsoOf AlpineRecently visited Miamito open a branch in his clothing company.
“There was a lot of interest from the local journalists and the people,” he said. “TheyYou are very willing to host the race, and make that weekend special for the entire community. I felt a very strong vibe there.”
Adding Miami realizes Formula 1’s ambition to establish two AmericanEvents, especially the new AmericanIt attracts many fans because of its popularity. Netflix Formula 1 series “DriveTo Survive.” TheLast time, there was two races in the United StatesWas in 1984, when events took place Dallas Detroit.
Formula 1’s previous attempt at a second race came in 2013. A street course was built around Port ImperialIn Weehawken, N.J. but the project was canceled.
“We had a vision to create a global entertainment destination,” said Tom GarfinkelChief executive of stadium and managing partner Grand Prix, at the race’s announcement. “Thesite is here to bring you the biggest events around the globe: Super BowlInternational soccer Miami Open, and there’s no bigger event in the world than Formula 1 racing.”
He said holding the race at the stadium gave organizers a “blank sheet of paper” in comparison to potential constraints downtown.
Named after a 5.4-kilometer or 3.4 mile circuit that uses 19 turns. Miami International AutodromeThe stadium is being surrounded by a, ItIt will have a street-style look, similar to Sochi AutodromIn Russia.
“We want to create an environment where people are blown away when they get there,” Garfinkel said. “You can walk around the top deck of the stadium and see every turn of the racetrack.”
WithThere is much anticipation for the opening race in six months.
“There’s an excitement level of about 20 here in Miami Gardens,” said Mayor Rodney Harris. “WeOur small city of Miami GardensFind it on the map. We’re hoping that this Grand Prix becomes the best one throughout the whole circuit.”
ProgramsThese programs are intended to benefit the community, its businesses, and increase awareness of STEM subjects among local high school students.
“Formula 1 will work with our business owners, they’re going to work with our kids,” Harris said.
“WeThere are many kids here who love cars and it is great for them to be able to see the action. Formula 1 race and see the engineering expertise that comes with putting together a race like this, will be really exciting.”
He said the race “is going to generate millions of dollars, not only for our economy in Miami Gardens, but for all South Florida region.”
Formula1 could also add another race to the United States. Steve Sisolak, Governor of NevadaAccording to, he told this month that he had been in negotiations with the sport about a possible a. Grand PrixIn Las Vegas. Formula1 will not comment on these discussions.
ThereThere is a lot of demand for the event, and organizers are in high demand. AustinIt was attended by almost 400,000 people Grand Prix weekend this month, up about 50 percent from the event’s last Grand Prix.
ThatThis is a significant improvement on a decade ago. Formula1 did not have any event. American soil.
Source: NY Times