2024 Miami Grand Prix up close fan experience


F1 Miami Grand Prix 2024 Image: F1 Miami Grand Prix (LinkedIn)

Tickets for the 2024 Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix (US) went on sale on July 31st. Fans now have the opportunity to purchase grandstand and hospitality tickets for the first American race of 2024.

‘si.com’ stated that general admission tickets will go on sale later this year, but a date for this release has not been confirmed yet. The organizers have expanded the capacity for the race weekend, which is set to take place from May 3rd-5th, 2024, to 100,000 fans per day, which is an expected increase of 30,000 for the whole weekend.

The Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix is a Formula One Grand Prix which was held for the first time during the 2022 season, with the event taking place at the Miami International Autodrome on a 10-year contract.

The 65,000-capacity Miami International Autodrome is a purpose-built temporary circuit around the Hard Rock Stadium and its private facilities in the Miami suburb of Miami Gardens, Florida (US). The track is 3.363 mi long and features 19 corners with an anticipated average speed of around 140 mph.

F1 Miami Grand Prix 2024Image: F1 Miami Grand Prix (LinkedIn)

The 65,326-capacity Hard Rock Stadium is a multipurpose stadium located in Miami Gardens, Florida, United States. The stadium is the home field for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL).

London (UK)-based the Formula One is the highest class of international racing for open-wheel single-seater formula racing cars sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). The FIA Formula One World Championship has been one of the premier forms of racing around the world since its inaugural season in 1950.

Paris (France)-based the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) is an association established on June 20th, 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organizations and motor car users. It is the governing body for many auto racing events, including Formula One. The FIA also promotes road safety around the world.

‘si.com’ further stated that the event will feature the same grandstands as 2022 and 2023 but with increased capacity at the more popular areas of the track including the start/finish straight and Turn 1.

The cheapest option for grandstand tickets is either the North Beach or South Beach grandstand where prices start from $675 per person for a three-day ticket. Tickets for the Family grandstand start from $775 per person and go up to a minimum of $850 per person for the Marina grandstand, all offered on a three-day ticket basis.

Going up a notch are the Autonation grandstand at Turn 18 and Turn 1 grandstand where tickets start from $1,300 per person for Friday-Sunday. The most expensive grandstand option is the Start/Finish grandstand where tickets will set one back a minimum of $1,600 per person for the three days.

The Miami Grand Prix also offers various different hospitality tickets, including the Hard Rock Beach Club, which offers fans a view of the circuit between Turns 11 and 13 as well as exclusive performances and a ‘signature pool’. It will cost $2,000 per person to have just deck access to the Hard Rock Beach Club for the three-day package.

The other hospitality offerings are the Casa Tua Trackside Club allowing fans to get up close to the action at the first corner, and the Boathouse where the spectators will be able to see the F1 cars navigate through Turns 4 and 5, which has tickets available for $5,000 for Friday-Sunday.

Tickets will also be available for The Villas and The Vista (starts at $7,000 per person for three days) at Turn 1, 72 Club at Turn 4, the Turn 18 Club, and the Turn 18 suites.

Anyone looking to get in there early can purchase the tickets here.

On-track Spectacle

‘F1 Miami Grand Prix’ stated that this past May, the second edition of the Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix was an overwhelming success thanks to the significant investment made by the South Florida Motorsports and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross and the Direction of Managing Partner Tom Garfinkel. With the addition of a new permanent Paddock Club building and a complete repaving of the 3.36-mile track, the fans were able to experience one of the best Formula 1 events on the calendar in addition to enjoying a thrilling on-track spectacle with even more overtaking than the inaugural race, including for the lead with nine laps remaining.

An independently commissioned economic report has also revealed the local economy benefited by $449 million from 2023’s race, an increase of 29 percent on 2022, which brings a total impact over the race’s first two years to $798 million. Visitor spending in the Greater Miami region during the race week reached over $195 million and total attendance was up nearly 15 percent in 2023, emphasizing Miami’s place on the calendar as a destination race.

‘F1 Miami Grand Prix’ further stated that the fans who visited the Miami International Autodrome this year were able to enjoy an enhanced spectator experience with one of the most popular changes being the upgraded Campus Pass, which enabled fans to enjoy the spectacle of the all-new F1 Team Village on the home field of the Miami Dolphins from the 300 level of the Hard Rock Stadium.

The race also provided employment opportunities with salaries and wages reaching $150 million – an increase of 41 percent from the first year of the race. The report, prepared by Applied Analysis, gathered economic and fiscal data from Formula 1, Miami Dolphins, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (tourist information center in Miami, Florida) plus State and local Governments, in addition to spend profiles from attendee surveys. The construction of a new permanent Paddock Club building also led to a 60 percent increase in construction-related economic activity, with an impact of $230 million on the Greater Miami region in the months leading up to May’s event.

Said Tyler Epp, President of Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix, “We are delighted to be able to release tickets for next year’s race so early. Thanks to the huge investment into the Miami International Autodrome made by Stephen Ross and under the vision and leadership of Tom Garfinkel, this year’s race built on the foundations of our first event and took the spectator experience to a new level, which we aim to further for 2024. It’s also incredible to see the significant economic impact the race has had on the local area with $449 million directly benefiting the Greater Miami region, and we look forward to building on that in 2024 and beyond.”

In addition to the economic impact, the Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix continues to be at the heart of the local community. Over 200 students from Miami Gardens, Florida, participated in a series of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational programs at this year’s race while 14 minority-owned food vendors took part in the food and drink experience on Campus.

Constructed for the inaugural race in 2022, the Miami International Autodrome is a 3.36-mile circuit located in Miami Gardens. With a brand-new Paddock Club building and state-of-the-art facilities, the venue in the Hard Rock Stadium complex also includes one of the best medical centers in the sport, provided by the Jackson Health System. Jackson’s Ryder Trauma Center is responsible for the medical staff, equipment and primary treatment facility for drivers and other team personnel during the event.

Following the success of the first two Formula 1 races in Miami, organizers are looking forward to enhancing the spectator experience for both returning fans and new attendees for the 2024 edition next May.

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