Miami/Munich – One thing is already certain: the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Miami will be spectacular. The organizers are planning a glamorous Monaco-like event for the premiere in the Sunshine State and are providing spectators around the Hard Rock Stadium and on the screens plenty.
From a sporting point of view, important points are at stake in the fifth race of the season. Red Bull around world champion Max Verstappen wants to further close the gap to Ferrari around world championship leader Charles Leclerc. ran has all the information about the Miami Grand Prix ready.
Where is the race and what is the course like?
The race takes place at the Miami International Autodrome. The course is a street circuit and loops around Hard Rock Stadium, where the NFL team, the Miami Dolphins, normally play their home games.
The 5.41 km long track offers a total of 19 turns and three DRS zones.
When do the free trainings take place?
The race weekend begins with free practice on Friday. FP1 starts at 8:30 p.m. German time, FP2 follows at 11:30 p.m. German time.
The third free practice session will follow on Saturday at 7 p.m.
- Free practice 1: Friday May 6 – 8:30 p.m. German time
- Free practice 2: Friday May 6 – 11:30 p.m. German time
- Free practice 3: Saturday May 7 – 7:00 p.m. German time
When are the qualifications and the race?
After the third practice session, qualifying will follow at 10 p.m. German time. The race finally starts on Sunday at 9:30 p.m. German time.
- Qualifying: Saturday May 7 – 10:00 p.m. German time
- Race: Sunday May 8 – 9:30 p.m. German time
Where is the race broadcast?
The Miami Grand Prix cannot be seen on free-to-air television. Instead, all sessions can be seen on pay-TV broadcaster Sky on TV and in the paid live stream.
All sessions can also be followed in the live ticker on ran.de.
What are the specifics?
With a top speed of around 320 km/h and an average speed of 220 km/h, the Miami circuit is another very fast street circuit.
Lots of entertainment is also offered off the track. There is a section of beach with palm trees and a beach along the course, as well as a fake marina – a “fake marina”. In the days surrounding the Grand Prix on Sunday (from 9.30 p.m. in the live ticker on ran.de), a fake harbor with ships and an artificial water surface can be observed.
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