Miami / Munich – One thing is already certain: the Miami Formula 1 Grand Prix will be spectacular. The organizers are planning a glamorous event like the one in Munich for the premiere at the Sunshine State and offer a lot to spectators around the Hard Rock Stadium and on the screens.
On the sporting level, important points are at stake in the fifth race of the season. Red Bull around world champion Max Verstappen wants to further bridge the gap with Ferrari around world championship leader Charles Leclerc. racing has all the information on the Miami Grand Prix ready.
Where is the race and how is the course?
The race takes place at the Miami International Circuit. The course is a street circuit and goes around Hard Rock Stadium, where the Miami Dolphins NFL team normally play their home games.
The 5.41 km long track offers a total of 19 curves and three DRS zones.
When do the free training sessions take place?
The race weekend starts on Friday with free practice. FP1 starts at 20:30 German time, FP2 follows at 23:30 German time.
The third free practice session will follow on Saturday at 19.00.
- Free Practice 1: Friday 6 May – 20:30 German time
- Free Practice 2: Friday 6 May – 11:30 pm German time
- Free Practice 3: Saturday 7 May – 19:00 German time
When do qualifying and the race take place?
After the third free practice session, qualifying follows at 22:00 German time. The race finally starts on Sunday at 21:30 German time.
- Qualifying: Saturday 7 May – 22:00 German time
- Race: Sunday 8 May – 21:30 German time
Where is the race aired?
The Miami Grand Prix cannot be seen on free TV. Instead, all sessions can be seen on the pay-TV broadcaster Sky on TV and in paid live streaming.
All sessions can also be followed in the live ticker on ran.de.
What are the specs?
With a top speed of around 320km / h and an average speed of 220km / h, the Miami circuit is another very fast street circuit.
Lots of entertainment is also provided off the track. There is a section of beach with palm trees and a beach along the way, as well as a mock yacht harbor – a “mock marina”. In the days surrounding the Sunday Grand Prix (from 9.30 pm in the live ticker on ran.de) you can see a fake harbor with ships and an artificial body of water.
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