Trackside at Hard Rock Stadium – 2022 Miami Grand Prix

Full weekend schedule and detailed information about the trackside experience for F1 fans attending the 2022 Miami Grand Prix at Hard Rock Stadium on May 6-8.

The first ever edition of the Miami Grand Prix is fast approaching and it seems like the organizers are definitely keen to put on an exciting show to justify the very high ticket prices. The trackside experience and organization remains to be seen, though the circuit has been designed with exciting racing in mind. Learn more about what to expect at Miami International Autodrome this May. This post will be updated as more information about the weekend is released.

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2022 Miami Grand Prix: Need to know

  • Gate opening/closing times: TBC
  • There are no passouts at the 2022 Miami Grand Prix. Your ticket only grants you one entrance to the circuit each day
  • Parking: Limited parking is available for pre-purchase only near the circuit. Parking gates open at 11:30 on Friday May 6 and at 08:30 on Saturday May 7 and Sunday May 8. Learn more here.
  • Apps: Download the official app for the race by searching for “F1 CRYPTO.COM MIAMI GP” in your app store or clicking the following links: Apple / Google Play. The free F1 Race Guide app should also provide access to maps, transport information and the event schedule.
  • Campus Zones: Miami International Autodrome is being divided into eight zones for the inaugural Miami Grand Prix, all of which will have entry/exit gates, restrooms, food/beverage areas and merchandise stalls. Ticketholders will not have access to all zones. The eight zones are as follows: West Campus, The Fountains. The Beach. Paddock District, MIA Marina, North Campus. Hard Rock Stadium & East Campus. Check the iteractive map.

Clear bag policy & prohibited items

Guests are allowed one bag, purse or single compartment backpack no larger than 12” X 6” X 12”. For faster security screening and a quicker entrance to the circuit, ticketholders are strongly recommended to utilize a clear bag.

The following list of items are not permitted inside the grounds of the Miami International Autodrome:

  • Coolers, ice chests, glass or metal thermoses containers of any kind
  • Food and beverages; however, sealed plastic water bottles are allowed
  • Tents, canopies, large umbrellas, collapsible or non-collapsible chairs
  • Video cameras, audio recording devices and tripods
  • Weapons of any kind, including guns, knives, pepper spray, etc.
  • Alcoholic beverages or Illegal substances
  • Fireworks, flares, smoke devices/candles, explosives, or other incendiary devices
  • Animals, except for registered service animals
  • Laser pointers, horns, two-way radios, bells, whistles, noise makers or megaphones
  • Frisbees, footballs, beachballs or any other projectiles
  • Aerosol cans
  • Bicycles, skateboards, hover boards or scooters
  • Drones/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
  • Clothing, signs, banners, or flags containing offensive or obscene language
  • Any other items deemed dangerous by security.

More information about policies for entry to the circuit, including “Guest Code of Conduct” can be found here.

2022 Miami Grand Prix Schedule

The Formula 1 cars will be on track for around six hours at the 2022 Miami Grand Prix, including two 60-minute practice sessions on Friday afternoon, a third 60-minute practice session and qualifying on Saturday afternoon. The main event begins at 15:30 on Sunday afternoon.

The support schedule for the race includes the all-female W Series, which will be staging the first races of its third season in Miami this year, as well as the Porsche Sprint Challenge North America. The Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps supercars will also be taking some lucky passengers around the track at various times over the weekend.

Before the race on Sunday, a team principals’ parade will be held at the same time as the drivers’ parade. We think this is a first, and is testament to the high profile the team bosses have earned in recent seasons due to the popularity of the Netflix series, Drive to Survive.

Check updates to the schedule on F1.com.

Friday May 6

  • 12:35-13:05: Paddock Club Track Tour
  • 12:50-13:50: Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
  • 13:10-13:55: Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps
  • 14:30-15:30: Formula 1 – Free Practice 1 (FP1)
  • 15:55-16:25: W Series – Practice Session
  • 16:35-17:00: Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps
  • 17:30-18:30: Formula 1  – Free Practice 2 (FP2)
  • 18:55-19:25: Porsche Sprint Challenge North America
  • 19:30-20:00: Paddock Club Track Tour

Saturday May 7

  • 09:10-09:40: W Series – Qualifying
  • 09:45-10:15: Paddock Club Track Tour
  • 10:25-10:55: Porsche Sprint Challenge North America – Qualifying
  • 11:05-11:50: 75 Ferrari Parade (Promoter Activity)
  • 11:05-12:00: Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
  • 11:10-11:40: Pit Stop Practice
  • 11:55-12:25: Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps
  • 13:00-14:00: Formula 1  – Free Practice 3 (FP3)
  • 14:25-15:00: W Series – First Race (30 Mins +1 Lap)
  • 15:10-15:40: Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
  • 16:00-17:00: Formula 1 – Qualifying
  • 17:30-18:10: Porsche Sprint Challenge North America – First Race (35 Mins +1 Lap)

Sunday May 8

  • 09:30-10:00: Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
  • 10:20-10:55: W Series – Second Race (30 Mins +1 Lap)
  • 11:45-12:15: Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps
  • 12:30-13:10: Porsche Sprint Challenge North America – Second Race (35 Mins +1 Lap)
  • 13:20-14:20: Paddock Club Pit Lane Walk
  • 13:25-13:55: Paddock Club Track Tour
  • 13:30-14:00: Formula 1 Drivers’ Parade
  • 13:35-14:00: Formula 1 Team Principals’ Parade
  • 14:00-14:30: Grid Presentation
  • 15:14-15:16: National Anthem
  • 15:30-17:30: Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix 2022 (57 laps or 120 minutes)

Miami Grand Prix concerts

Full details of trackside concerts have not yet been announced.

The “Official Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix concerts”  will be taking place at the Hard Rock Live venue, which is part of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in nearby Hollywood, Florida (about 10 miles from the Hard Rock Stadium).

  • Maluma headlines the first concert at Hard Rock Live on Thursday May 5. (Buy tickets here)
  • Post Malone will be playing at Hard Rock Live on Friday May 6. (Buy tickets here) Post Malone is also set to make an appearance at the Hard Rock Beach Club, one of the precincts at Miami International Autodrome (Turns 11-13).
  • Further headline artists have not yet been announced.

Fanzones at Miami International Autodrome

If the above video animation is anything like the reality, then racegoers will be in for a treat at Miami International Autodrome. The circuit is being divided into eight zones on race weekend, including an artificial marina complete with dry docked superyachts, a beach zone with swimming pools and plenty of high-end hospitality suites alongside the grandstands.  Please note that the zones will have entry/exit gates, restrooms, food/beverage areas and merchandise stalls. Ticketholders will not have access to all zones. Learn more about the zones below.

  • West Campus: The MIA Hospitality Village and the AutoNation Grandstand.
  • The Fountains: Title sponsor Crypto.com will have a four level hospitality suite on the inside of the circuit overlooking Turn 4.
  • The Beach: Created by the Hard Rock Club, this 24,000 foot zone will have resort-style swimming pools and cabanas overlooking the track from the inside of Turns 11-13. There will also be a stage with concerts over the weekend.
  • Paddock District: The two-level Paddock Club will be located above the pits, while Heineken will have a hospitality suite overlooking the pit exit and Turn 1.
  • MIA Marina: Located on the inside of the track at Turn 6-8, the MIA Marina comes complete with drydocked yachts
  • North Campus: Open to all ticketholders, the North Campus is located on the inside of the track behind the Main Grandstand. It’s open to all ticketholders and will feature activations, art installations and a viewing deck
  • Hard Rock Stadium: the football stadium at the heart of the circuit will be home to fan activiations on race weekend, including concerts and displays.
  • East Campus: Home to the Family Grandstand and the Verandah Club.

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