The main international motorsport competition, and the most prestigious in motor sports, arrived last weekend in Miami for the second consecutive year, it was the fifth Formula 1 race in its 23rd season, which, since Friday the 5th May, until Sunday the 7th of the same month, captivated the spectators.
After kicking off season 23 in Bahrain, the competition reached the destination with the most fun, parties and attractions for the public, Miami and Miami Beach, before culminating in Abu Dhabi. The event took place at Hard Rock Stadium, a state-of-the-art track of more than 5 kilometers located in Miami Gardens that has 19 curves, 3 straights that pass through a beach, a marina, palm trees, 11 grandstands and countless areas . of amateurs.
Unlike other car races, F1 is differentiated by the types of cars that run, as well as the settings that surround the competition, as it featured hospitality tents, some celebrities, weekend parties, and of course, the best drivers in the world such as Max Verstappen, Lando Norris, the seven-time champion, Lewis Hamilton and, of course, Sergio "Checo" Pérez the Mexican driver.
The event kicked off with driver practice at the Miami International Speedway, which surrounds Hard Rock Stadium. On Saturday practice and qualifying took place, and finally on Sunday the main race and the biggest parties of this magnificent event took place.
It is estimated that the cars reached a top speed of more than 200 miles per hour around the Miami International Speedway, which was a great spectacle for those in attendance. As seats for last year's race sold out quickly, this 2023 capacity has increased to 56,000 seats, including 3,000 new grandstand seats, 61 new hospitality suites and two new luxury clubs: The Vista at Turn 1 and The Boathouse at MIA Marina.
This time around, a new three-day general admission Campus Pass was also added, allowing holders to view the action from various trackside areas, between the eight grandstands located along the length of the track, the seats in the start and finish line which offered some of the best views. In turn, the turn 18 grandstand was located right on the pit road and offered views of three turns along the busiest stretch of the field.
This year's visitors were also able to enjoy the new Family Grandstand along the South Straight, between Turns 10 and 11, for those looking for a kid-friendly experience.