Formula One’s four-time world champion team Red Bull Racing Honda delivered the 2011 title-winning RB7 car to New York City in early October to give fans a taste of what they can expect when the F1 roadshow travels to Florida for the Miami Grand Prix in 2022.
Formula One has announced earlier that Miami has been added to its 2022 schedule with the second American race set to take place on May 6-8, 2022.
The Miami Grand Prix will see Formula 1 race in the state of Florida for the first time since 1959 with the track set to be christened Miami International Autodrome. The 5.41km track will be built around the city’s Hard Rock Stadium.
The field will race 3.362 miles (5.411 km) – with an estimated top speed of 320km/h – around the Hard Rock Stadium and its private facilities in the Miami suburb of Miami Gardens, home of the iconic Miami Dolphins NFL team.
The drivers will have to contend with 19 corners, three straights and potential for three DRS zones as Miami becomes the 11th location Formula One has raced at in the United States since the series began in 1950.
“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,” started Miami Grand Prix CEO Richard Cregan.
Mark your calendars! ✍️
The F1 Miami Grand Prix is coming May 8, 2022!
— F1 Miami Grand Prix (@f1miami) September 23, 2021
“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.
“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,” Cregan concluded.
Red Bull has now completed a demostration run in New York to give fans a taste of the blinding speed of Formula One cars. Further north on the Eastern Seaboard, people milling around Manhattan in the Big Apple were able to see the RB7 in full flow this month as it sped down the long straights that border the Hudson River.
It also ducked into Manhattan streets to cruise through the famous Wall Street district as well as revving up alongside the celebrated yellow cabs of the exciting city.
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