Organisers of the Miami Grand Prix have confirmed that they have looked into staging the race in a nighttime setting.

F1 returned to the Miami International Autodrome last weekend for the second grand prix at the circuit as it continues to run its 10-year contract with F1.

It is one of three races held in the USA this season, with Austin and Las Vegas scheduled later in the campaign.

F1’s return to Las Vegas will see the sport race under the floodlights, a theme that has become increasingly popular in recent years.

All of F1’s races in the Middle East (Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Abu Dhabi) are night races, as is the round at Singapore.

Tom Garfinkel (USA) Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium on the grid.
07.05.2023. Formula 1 World Championship, Rd 5, Miami Grand Prix, Miami, Florida, USA, Race Day.
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And Miami Dolphins CEO Tom Garfinkel, who is also a managing partner of the Miami Grand Prix, says his race could buy into the trend.

“We’ve had some discussions about that. It’s obviously this time of year the weather’s a little unpredictable, the weather’s been nice this year so far,” he said.

“Last year was unseasonably hot, but there’s a lot of factors that go into that with F1 and television and everything else. 

“So we’ve got to weigh all those things, but we’re certainly open-minded to it.” 

The Las Vegas race will take place on Saturday night, a first for F1 in over 40 years.

Garfinkel revealed that Miami has considered if it would be plausible to follow suit with similar plans.

“I don’t know, we’re not at a place where we’re making a decision right now, I think we’re having discussions where if we did it what would it look like.”

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