Miami GP boss compares internet hosting F1 to Tremendous Bowl

When it was introduced {that a} Miami Grand Prix can be added to the 2022 F1 calendar, it sparked loads of dialogue. The eyes of Components 1 followers from everywhere in the world had been on the occasion, so the strain on organisers was excessive previous to the race.

Nevertheless, with the weekend proving to be effectively run, the primary race in Miami went down within the books as an incredible success. In 2023, the organisers hope to construct on this additional by welcoming extra followers and offering the drivers with a extra lovely observe.

In an unique interview with, Tyler Epp, President of the Miami Grand Prix, reveals that they’re already laborious at work once more to organise the 2023 GP.

“We’re more than happy with final 12 months’s race, and naturally once I say final 12 months I’ve to right myself instantly,” laughs Epp, who realises that the GP was solely held just a few months in the past and due to this fact nonetheless in 2022.

“Time goes so quick and we’re already working so laborious for the subsequent occasion, that you just typically assume that the primary one is already longer behind us.”

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First Miami GP celebrated by organisers

Epp was happy by how the primary Miami Grand Prix – which came about in Could – managed to deliver the neighborhood collectively, in addition to welcoming folks from everywhere in the world.

“We’re very happy with the results of the primary version,” he defined.

“Not solely by way of the race weekend and the followers who loved the occasion, but additionally as a result of we managed to contain the neighborhood across the stadium. That can also be one thing we are going to do once more subsequent 12 months, it is vital that our neighborhood is concerned within the occasion.

“We’re a world metropolis the place many individuals dwell who’ve roots in different international locations. Partly due to that, we entice lots of people from exterior America and so in 2023 we are going to once more see lots of people from exterior America again within the stands.

“Moreover, in 2023, we are going to make certain so as to add many extra grandstand seats and we are going to make much more use of the Arduous Rock Stadium from the place folks can watch the race.”

How Miami circuit will likely be improved for 2023

The Miami Worldwide Autodrome is a brief circuit housed throughout the Arduous Rock Stadium complicated, a venue usually utilized by NFL’s Miami Dolphins.

Given the stadium’s basic use as a sporting venue, the services had been optimally organized for the groups, drivers, followers and media. The F1 circus due to this fact appears to be trying ahead to the upcoming editions of the GP, though a lot of drivers are hoping for some minor adjustments to the circuit.

“The circuit is an important half while you organise a Grand Prix,” Epp stated.

“We have now bought the suggestions from F1, the FIA and the drivers and we’re utilizing their enter to enhance the circuit in sure locations. Proper now, we’re working with the completely different events to see the place and what we are able to enhance on the observe.

“We do that by listening to the constructive criticism specifically in the mean time. Within the coming months, we could have readability on precisely what must be performed and we are able to begin engaged on that.”

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Miami boss compares F1 occasion to Tremendous Bowl

In the course of the 2022 race, Epp feels that the whole metropolis of Miami got here alive, and he hopes that that is one thing that may be continued into 2023.

This ambiance reminded him of when the metropolis hosted the Tremendous Bowl two years earlier.

“In fact, we lately organised the Tremendous Bowl. The identical feeling of that Tremendous Bowl in 2020, we bought again throughout this 12 months’s Grand Prix,” Epp mirrored.

“Certainly, the entire metropolis was alive with it, fantastic occasions had been organised in all places and due to this fact you bought the identical feeling as while you organise a Tremendous Bowl.

“That is one thing we wish to preserve within the coming years, which is why we’re working intently with our neighborhood. In spite of everything, the race needs to be an occasion for everybody.”

Following the announcement of the 2023 Components 1 calendar, it has been confirmed that subsequent 12 months’s Miami Grand Prix will happen on 5-7 Could.

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