REVEALED: Date & Other Details of When Miami Dolphins Will Officially Host Scintillating F1 Race

Published 09/23/2021, 10:31 AM EDT
Sep 19, 2021; Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; A general view during the first half between the Miami Dolphins and the Buffalo Bills at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports


F1 is starting to receive massive recognition from the United States, with Texas being the only host, but that cannot suffice a country that vast. Hence, Miami had announced that it would be hosting an F1 race around one of the NFL’s famous stadiums in 2022.

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And now, an affirmation has arrived over where Miami will slot itself onto next year’s racing calendar. The Miami Grand Prix will take place between May 6 and May 8, 2022.

Indeed, the date comes as quite a surprise, considering far-west races, including US Grand Prix, Brazilian Grand Prix, and Canadian Grand Prix preferably host races well beyond the halfway point of the year.

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The Miami International Autodrom will surround one of the country’s famous NFL stadiums, the Hard Rock Stadium. The massive sports complex, situated a tad north of Miami, plays as the home ground to the two-time NFL champions, Miami Dolphins.

And in hardly a few months, the city of Miami will be able to witness Formula 1 cars racing around this humongous arena.

What did the Miami GP organizers say over the upcoming F1 debut?

Richard Cregan, Miami GP CEO, is certain that the event could leave the entire Formula 1 community amazed. “There is no doubt in my mind that the Formula 1 community and the sport’s fanbase worldwide are going to be amazed by what they see next May,” he said.

The circuit construction is progressing in line with expectations. And now that we have our date confirmed with Formula 1, we can rapidly follow up with revealing more of the detail of the experience that will be enjoyed at the trackside which will make this a truly stand-out addition to the calendar.

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This location is already well known for creating unforgettable experiences for events like the Super Bowl and Miami Open. We look forward to embracing an entirely new global sporting occasion,” he added.

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Overall, an exciting weekend awaits the Formula 1 paddock in May next year. And it isn’t just about the drivers racing around the streets of Miami but also the number of fans this Grand Prix could attract, as Miami is undeniably one of the busiest cities of the United States.

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Rohit Kumar

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Rohit Kumar is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. He has been an ardent follower of the racing series since 2007, with his love for the sport coinciding with his love for Kimi Raikkonen. He is also an ardent follower of Sebastian Vettel and Aston Martin Racing.

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