Miami GP’s Recent Ticket Sale Figures are Out in Another Proof of F1’s Growing Popularity in the States

Published 10/31/2021, 6:55 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – United States Grand Prix – Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, U.S. – October 24, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in action with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen during the race REUTERS/Mike Blake


One of the most exciting aspects of next year’s Formula One season is the Miami Grand Prix. The excitement of F1 in the States has grown thanks to Netflix’s Drive to Survive.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Additionally, what makes this Grand Prix even more exciting is that the pre-sale tickets were sold out soon after they went live. Seeing the excitement of the fans for the Miami Grand Prix will surely boost the atmosphere at the Hard Rock Stadium.

Miami GP has its tickets sold out within less than an hour

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

With the popularity of the Netflix show growing in the States, it is not a surprise to see fans excited for the Miami Grand Prix. However, even though the tickets for race were expensive, that didn’t stop them from being sold out within forty minutes.

A report by PlanetF1 as mentioned by Motorsport.com, tickets for pre-sale for next year’s Miami Grand Prix went live and got sold out within forty minutes. It should be noted that the cheapest ticket available was for around 500 pounds, while the most expensive tickets went for around 2000 pounds.

Formula One F1 – United States Grand Prix – Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, U.S. – October 24, 2021 Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas during the race REUTERS/Brian Snyder

According to the Formula One calendar for next year, the Miami Grand Prix will be held on the 8th of May. Seeing that the tickets are already sold out, it should make for an exciting race next season.

Watch Story: From Shocking Lewis Hamilton Crash to Ferrari Pit Stop Blunder: Most Sensational Moments in Bahrain GP History

Attendance at the United States Grand Prix reached a new high

After a year’s hiatus, the United States Grand Prix was back on the Formula One calendar. Seeing the popularity of Drive to Survive, it wasn’t a surprise to see the fans attend this year’s race in numbers.

Formula One F1 – United States Grand Prix – Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, U.S. – October 22, 2021 Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull’s Sergio Perez during practice REUTERS/Brian Snyder TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The number of fans who were at the Circuit of The Americas ranges between 360,000 to 400,000. However, one thing is clear that for Sunday’s race there were around 140,000 in attendance, as reported by Motorsport. total.com.

With a new race in America being added to next year’s F1 calendar. It won’t be a surprise to see a record number of fans attending the US GP and the Miami GP.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

DIVE DEEPER

WATCH: Stunning Time-Lapse Charts the Development of F1 Track at Miami Dolphins’ Stadium for Miami GP

3 months ago

 

 

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

 

 

Enjoyed reading this article? Download our exclusive app to get 24x7 coverage, latest memes and social media banter. Click here to download.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Arpit Gomes

1087 articles

Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT