Miami International Autodrome (The Ultimate guide)


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The Miami International Autodrome is a state-of-the-art motorsports circuit located in the heart of Miami, Florida. 

The circuit features a challenging and exciting layout that has been designed to test the skill and determination of drivers from all over the world. The circuit boasts a variety of different track configurations, including a 2.21-mile long Grand Prix circuit and a 1.1-mile long karting circuit. It’s a perfect place for both professional and amateur drivers to test their mettle.

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History and Construction of the Circuit

Motorsports have had a long and storied history in Miami, dating back to the early days of car racing in the United States. The Miami International Autodrome was first built in the early 1960s as a venue for car racing and testing. The circuit was designed by famous track designer Herman Tilke, and construction was completed in 2019.

The circuit features a challenging and technical layout, with a mix of high-speed straights and tight, twisting corners. It also includes a variety of elevation changes and a demanding final corner that has become a signature feature of the track. The circuit has been praised for its safety features, which include extensive run-off areas and advanced drainage systems.

Circuit Guide

First Grand Prix


Number of Laps


Circuit Length


Race Distance


Lap Record

1:31.361 Max Verstappen (2022)

Famous Features of the Miami International Autodrome

  • Miami International Autodrome’s 2.21-mile long Grand Prix circuit, which is suitable for both professional and amateur drivers
  • The 1.1-mile long karting circuit, perfect for younger racers
  • The challenging final corner, known as Turn 14, which has become a signature feature of the track
  • The circuit’s advanced safety features, including extensive run-off areas and advanced drainage systems
  • The circuit’s state-of-the-art facilities and amenities for spectators, teams, and media
  • The circuit’s hospitality and VIP offerings
The Miami Circuit map

Racing at the Miami International Autodrome

The Miami International Autodrome plays host to a variety of motorsports events throughout the year, including car and motorcycle races, karting competitions, and drifting events. The circuit is also used for testing and development by professional teams and manufacturers. The track’s characteristics and challenges make it a favorite among drivers, teams and fans.

Notable races that have taken place in the circuit include the Miami Grand Prix, and the Miami 200. The circuit has also played host to several high-profile testing and development sessions, where teams and manufacturers have been able to fine-tune their cars and equipment.

Compared to others Formula 1 circuits

RaceCircuitCircuit lengthRace distanceLaps
Monaco Grand PrixCircuit de Monaco3.337km260.286km78
Dutch Grand PrixCircuit Zandvoort4.259km306.648km72
Austrian Grand PrixRed Bull Ring4.318km306.452km71
Mexican Grand PrixAutodromo Hermanos Rodrígues4.304km305.354km71
Brazilian Grand PrixAutodromo Jose Carlos Pace4.309km305.879km71
Canadian Grand PrixCircuit Gilles-Villeneuve4.361km305.270km70
Hungarian Grand PrixHungaroring4.381km306.630km70
Spanish Grand PrixCircuit de Barcelona-Catalunya4.655km307.104km66
Singapore Grand PrixMarina Bay Street Circuit5.063km308.706km61
Australian Grand PrixMelbourne Grand Prix Circuit – Albert Park5.303km307.574km58
Bahrain Grand PrixBahrain International Circuit5.412km308.238km57
Miami Grand PrixMiami International Autodrome5.410km308.37km57
Chinese Grand PrixShanghai International Circuit5.451km305.066km56
United States Grand PrixCircuit of the Americas5.513km308.405km56
Abu Dhabi Grand PrixYAS Marina Circuit5.554km305.355km55
French Grand PrixCircuit Paul Ricard5.842km309.690km53
Italian Grand PrixAutodromo Nazionale Monza5.793km306.720km53
Las Vegas Grand PrixLas Vegas Street Circuit6.120km305.880km50
Japanese Grand PrixSuzuka International Racing Course5.807km307.471km53
British Grand PrixSilverstone Circuit5.891km306.198km52
Azerbaijan Grand PrixBaku City Circuit6.003km306.049km51
Saudi Arabia Grand PrixJeddah Corniche Circuit6.175km308.750km50
Belgian Grand PrixCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps7.004km308.052km44

Facilities and Amenities

The Miami International Autodrome offers a wide range of facilities and amenities for spectators, teams, and media. The circuit features several grandstands, which offer excellent views of the track and the surrounding area. The circuit also offers a range of hospitality and VIP offerings, including exclusive access to the pit lane, paddock, and garages.

There are several nearby hotels and transportation options available for those looking to attend the Miami Grand Prix. The circuit is located just a short drive from the Miami International Airport, and there are also several public transportation options available, including buses and trains.

Winners at Miami Grand Prix

These are the drivers who won the Miami Grand Prix in previous years (2022):

  • 2022: Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing)

How to Buy Tickets for the Miami Grand Prix

There are several ticket options available for the Miami Grand Prix, including grandstand seating and hospitality packages. Tickets can be purchased through the official circuit website or authorized ticketing agents. Prices and availability can vary depending on the race and the ticket package. There are early bird discounts and promotions available for those who purchase tickets in advance.

When buying tickets, it’s important to keep in mind the recommended seating locations and important deadlines for purchasing. It’s also important to be aware of the refund, exchange and cancellation policy for the tickets. Some tips and advice for buying tickets include researching different seating options to find the best view of the track, and buying tickets early to take advantage of any discounts or promotions.

How to bet on the Miami Grand Prix

Betting on the Miami Grand Prix is a popular way for fans to engage with the race and potentially win some money. 

There are a variety of ways to bet on the race, including betting on the overall winner, the winner of individual laps, or the winner of specific qualifying sessions. It’s important to research different betting options and understand the odds before placing a bet.

Frequently asked questions about Miami International Autodrome

What types of motorsports events are held at the Miami International Autodrome?

The circuit hosts a variety of motorsports events including car and motorcycle races, karting competitions, and drifting events.

What amenities and facilities are available at the Miami International Autodrome?

The circuit offers a wide range of facilities and amenities for spectators, teams, and media, including grandstands, hospitality and VIP offerings, and nearby hotels and transportation options.

Can I buy tickets to watch the Miami Grand Prix at the Miami International Autodrome?

Yes, tickets for the Miami Grand Prix can be purchased through the official circuit website or authorized ticketing agents.


The Miami International Autodrome is a premier motorsports circuit that offers a challenging and exciting layout for drivers and fans alike. The circuit’s history, facilities, and amenities make it a favorite among motorsports enthusiasts. With a variety of events and races held throughout the year, there’s always something exciting happening at the Miami International Autodrome. With plans to host more races and events in the future, it’s sure to continue to be a major player in the motorsports world.

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Lisette Holm
Lisette Holm
Lisette Holm is a Formula 1 expert who has not missed a single Grand Prix in the last 4 years. She is one of the founders and her job at is to educate others who are interested in F1 in order to raise their level of knowledge. Lisette cheers on Mercedes AMG-Petronas.


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