Track guide, how to watch practice, qualifying and race start time


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The 2022 F1 season continues as all eyes turn to the Miami Grand Prix which will take place at Miami International Autodrome, Florida Monday, May 9 at 5:30 a.m. AEST. The Roar contains all the information you need to prepare for a weekend of high-speed excitement.

This is the first Miami Grand Prix and F1 has certainly pulled out all the stops to create an unforgettable race and experience.

Track

The course itself is just over 5.4km and consists of 19 bends and two long high-speed straights. On these sections, drivers are expected to reach speeds of up to 320 km/h with an average speed of 223 km/h. To put that into context, the fastest track on the F1 calendar is the Monza circuit in Italy where Kimi Raikkonen set the lap record with an average speed of just over 257km/h.

It takes place at the Hard Rock Stadium complex, home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. In an attempt to have Monaco meet the Port of Miami vibe, the designers have included a fake marina where the stunning yachts are real but the water has been….wait….painted on the floor.

Despite the odd choice of design features, the course itself excites many riders.

Alfa Romeo driver Valtteri Bottas had the chance to do a few laps on the new track and recently announced that he was planning a real race.

“Actually what’s nice to see is that it looks like a very good track to overtake,” the 10-time Grand Prix winner explained recently.

Who to keep an eye on

It may only be round five of the season, but there are already a lot of sub-plots emerging between teams and drivers.

Ferrari’s Charles Charles Leclerc has taken an impressive lead in the Drivers’ Championship and is currently leading defending champion Max Verstappen. Verstappen has had a bumpy start to the season with two DNFs under his belt, but an impressive win at the Emilia-Romagna GP last weekend gave him and his Red Bull team the boost they needed. much needed as they tried to catch. Leclerc.

Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton has problems with his Mercedes and finds himself in seventh position, almost 60 points from first place.

Mercedes has promised new automotive developments for the Miami Grand Prix and fans of the team and Hamilton are desperate to get something out of the bag.

How to watch the Miami F1 Grand Prix?

You have three options in Australia to watch the race live. Yes

For free-to-air viewers, you can watch highlights of the race on the evening of Monday May 9 on Network Ten via their BOLD channel or on their website at 10 Play.

However, to watch the race live you will need to head to Foxtel where you will need a TV subscription. Or you can use the Kayo online service – again, you’ll need a subscription to

Miami AEST F1 Grand Prix Full Schedule

DateSessionStart timeEnd time
Sat 7 MayPractice 14:305:30
Sat 7 MayPractice 27:30 a.m.8:30 am
Sun May 8Practice 303:004:00 a.m.
Sun May 8Qualification6:00 am07:00
Mon 9 MayRACE5:307:30 a.m.

This could be the first F1 Grand Prix in Miami, the city and country have an impressive track record of hosting the biggest and best live sporting events around the world. The stage is set for an exciting weekend and now it’s up to the drivers and teams to give the fans something to celebrate.

The Miami Grand Prix has been billed as part of the calendar for the next 10 years and so there will be plenty of eyes on this weekend’s event.




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