Where F1 has beforehand raced in America as Miami joins the calendar

At what variety of circuits has F1 held races on American soil as Miami’s Hard Rock stadium performs host to at least one extra grand prix inside the United States. Which circuits have held grands prix?

It may have taken over 70 years, nonetheless Formula 1 has lastly cracked the American enigma it’s been attempting to as a result of the world championship was incepted in 1950.

Turns out all it took was a Netflix current and some savvy social media, one factor Bernie Ecclestone was famously allergic to experimenting with…

Alas, with an attendance of 400,000 on the 2021 United States Grand Prix at Austin and with two new races to return by the tip of 2023, F1 has lastly cracked the put it on the market has craved for subsequently prolonged.

Some well-known venues have come and gone alongside the approach in which, nonetheless what variety of American F1 races have there been on the earth championship?

Which iconic venues have hosted grands prix?

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The United States Grand Prix itself

The race in Miami shall be under the Miami Grand Prix moniker, and so doesn’t rely as a United States Grand Prix – although it’s going to nonetheless be an F1 race on American soil.

Between 1950 and 1960, the Indianapolis 500 was included on the world championship calendar to put the ‘world’ inside the championship in an in every other case European primarily based sequence.

However, the main ever right grand prix on American soil was in 1959 – the place the race at Sebring decided the F1 world title.

Jack Brabham obtained the title no matter understanding of fuel and pushing his automotive over the street!

A yr later, Stirling Moss obtained at Riverside in California, sooner than F1 found a home at Watkins Glen in New York state between 1961-1980.

Phoenix hosted three races in 1989-1991 sooner than F1 headed once more to Indy – this time for an accurate race in 2000.

However, the recreation’s credibility was shredded in 2005 after the farcical race which meant solely six drivers started after a variety of tyre failures.

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In 2012, F1 lastly found a home in America for the race – with the first-ever operate constructed observe in Austin which nonetheless holds the United States Grand Prix to in the present day.

Other American F1 races

In the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties, a flurry of street races popped up as F1 seeked to cash in.

Long Beach, Dallas, Detroit and Las Vegas all hosted extra races on excessive of the United States Grand Prix.

Memorably, the solely actual 1984 journey to Dallas observed the observe break up it was scorching as a result of the world title was decided inside the automotive park of Caesars Palace in 1981 and 1982!

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American F1 races

  • Sebring – 1 – 1959
  • Riverside – 1 – 1960
  • Watkins Glen – 20 – 1961 – 1980
  • Long Beach – 8 – 1976 – 1983
  • Las Vegas – 2 – 1981-1982
  • Detroit – 7 – 1982-1988
  • Dallas – 1 – 1984
  • Phoenix – 3 – 1989-1991
  • Indianapolis (excluding Indy 500) – 7 – 2000-2007
  • Austin – 9 – 2012-2019 – 2021-present
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