Miami Grand Prix Track Guide

The inaugural edition of the Miami Grand Prix is scheduled to take place on 6th to 8th May at International Miami Autodrome

The Miami Grand Prix is all set to make an extravagant debut in Formula One. The GP will take place at the Miami International Autodrome. It is a circuit built around the Hard Rock Stadium in the suburb of Miami Gardens, Florida. The circuit has an FIA Grade 1 license.

The Miami GP circuit is 5.410 km in length covering a total of 57 laps. It is designed in a way that residents would not be disturbed by the race. The track is a permanent-style circuit with temporary infrastructure such as barriers and fences which will be removed when there is no racing.

The circuit is located within the private Hard Rock stadium grounds and will not use any public streets located around the stadium. A few weeks before the race weekend, the circuit and its safety features will be assembled. After the race weekend, the circuit will be dismantled and the Hard Rock stadium facility will be converted back to normal.

Miami is set to make its debut in F1

This is the first time that the Miami GP is a part of the F1 calendar and is on a 10-year contract with the F1 World Championship from this season onwards. No country has had as many F1 host venues as the USA. The country held its first world championship round at Indianapolis in 1950, albeit under Indy 500 regulations, not F1.F1 has since visited Sebring (also in Florida), Riverside in California, Watkins Glen in upstate New York, Long Beach in California, Las Vegas in Nevada, Detroit in Michigan, Dallas in Texas, Phoenix in Arizona, Indianapolis again (on a road circuit), and finally Austin in Texas.

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With F1 coming to town, businesses will continue to boom in Miami, with 4,000 new jobs created for the community, according to the promoters, around 35,000 local hotel bookings and over US$400m in a positive economic impact to the city each year.

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