«Formula-1» agreed to hold the world championship stage in Miami
The owners «Formulas-1» has reached an in principle agreement on holding a stage of the world championship in Miami in 2021. Joint statement of the commercial Director «Formulas-1» Sean Bratches and Executive Director of «Grand Prix of Miami» Tom Garfinkel is published on the official website of the race.
Most of the route is laid on land belonging to the owners of stadium Hard Rock, which holds its matches a team of American football «Miami Dolphins». In addition, a little less than 1 km will be laid along public roads to the South of the arena.
«Formula-1» stadium and the Hard Rock reached an agreement in principle on holding the first ever «Grand Prix of Miami.» The project is estimated at $400 million a year. It will be an additional incentive for the economic development of South Florida,» — said in a joint statement.
«The Grand Prix of Miami» will be the second stage «Formulas-1» in the USA. Since 2012 the American stage takes place at the «circuit of the Americas» in Austin (Texas). Previously, the race «Formula 1» was held on U.S. soil in Dallas, Detroit, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Sebring, riverside, Speedway, long beach and Watkins Glen.
The residents of Miami are opposed to the holding in city races «Formulas-1». According to information from local channel 7News, citizens gathered to protest, expressed concern about the possible environmental degradation.