One week after the Baku GP in Azerbaijan, the Formula 1 squad makes a guest appearance in Florida. The Miami GP in Florida will be the first of three USA races this season.
The Miami Grand Prix will take place on Sunday, May 7. The start time is 9:30 p.m. German time. The race will be held in Miami Gardens, a specially built circuit around the famous Hard Rock Stadium.
Here you can find all the information about the Miami GP in Florida – the schedule with the starting times for practice, qualifying and race, the broadcast on TV and stream, the track and the favorites with betting odds.
Formula 1 GP Miami: schedule & broadcast
Date & start time: when is the Miami GP?
The Miami Grand Prix will take place on Sunday, May 7, 2022. The race will be held around the legendary Hard Rock Stadium.
Before the race is run on Sunday, the Florida Grand Prix weekend begins on Friday – with its classic schedule.
After Baku hosted a race weekend with a sprint race and extra qualifying for the first time this season, the Miami GP will have its usual structure. That is: three free practice sessions, one qualifying session, one race.
Miami GP: schedule, dates, starting time
The first free practice session is scheduled for Friday, May 5 at 20:30 German time. The second practice session will begin at midnight German time on Friday night.
On the Miami GP schedule, the third free practice session is scheduled for Saturday evening German time (6:30 p.m.), followed by qualifying from 10 p.m. onwards, which will determine the starting grid for the Grand Prix on Sunday.
The start time for the Miami GP on Sunday evening is 21:30 German time.
Formula 1 Miami GP broadcast on TV and Livestream
In Germany, this year’s Formula 1 season will be broadcast live in its entirety on Sky.
The pay-TV channel owns the exclusive broadcasting rights and therefore does not miss any session. In addition to the Miami GP, the three practice sessions and qualifying will also be broadcast live.
Sky will broadcast the Miami GP live on Sky Sport F1 on Sunday from 20:00 German time.
Sascha Roos will be the commentator, and Ralf Schumacher and Timo Glock will be the experts.
In addition, presenter Peter Hardenacke and reporter Sandra Baumgartner will be on site, who can be seen in the pit lane and will conduct the interviews in the mixed zone.
The track of the Miami GP
The Miami Formula 1 GP was run for the first time last year. Max Verstappen won the premiere.
The Miami GP is run at the Miami International Autodrome. This is a temporary and planned road course in Miami Gardens, Florida, that runs around the famous Hard Rock Stadium, the home venue of the Miami Dolphins NFL team.
The new Miami GP track is 5.41 kilometers long and features 19 turns. The top speed is over 300 km/h.
What makes the new Miami GP track so special?
The new Formula 1 GP track in Miami is mostly flat, but there are some small bumps that the designers have incorporated into the track.
The biggest elevation change is found between turns 13 and 16, where the track goes over an exit ramp and under various flyovers over uneven terrain.
The chicane at turns 14 and 15, for example, goes uphill, with a crest in the middle of the chicane and then drops again at the exit.
The Miami Gardens area not only hosts the new Miami Grand Prix, but many other events.
Hard Rock Stadium is the venue for the Miami Dolphins American football team. In the NFL season, the Dolphins’ home games are held here. In 2020, the Super Bowl was held here.
Tennis has also been played at Miami Gardens since 2019. The Miami Open is held annually in and around Hard Rock Stadium. In addition, the arena has already been the venue for Wrestlemania and several boxing matches.
Preview & Favorites Check
Who will win the Miami Grand Prix 2023?
Given the results and impressions from the four races so far this season, it’s clear that the favorites are Team Red Bull. The question remains: Max Verstappen or Sergio Perez?
Perez won most recently in Baku and is a specialist for street circuits. In an extended sense, the Miami GP is one, too. Last year, however, Max Verstappen won at the first staging of the Florida Grand Prix.
This is also shown by the forecasts and Formula 1 betting odds. Here, Verstappen clearly leads the field. Behind him comes Perez as the first runner-up.
Who could be dangerous for the top duo at the second Formula 1 Miami GP?
First and foremost, Ferrari driver Charles Leclcerc and veteran Fernando Alonso, who finished 3rd and 4th in Baku last Sunday. Alsonso had always finished third behind the Red Bull duo on the podium in the first three races of the season.
Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and George Russell are considered only outsiders for Sunday’s Miami Grand Prix.