Formula 1 2022 Miami Grand Prix results

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2022-05-08
5
Miami International Autodrome
Max Verstappen VER
Charles Leclerc LEC
Max Verstappen
lap 54 - 1:31.361
VER

The 2022 Miami Grand Prix was won by Max Verstappen of Red Bull.
Despite being on pole position in United States of America, Charles Leclerc could not convert this into a win.

The race in United States of America was round 5 of 22 of the 2022 season.

weather conditions

Weather conditions at 8 May 2022 19:30 GMT (raceday).

Possible Light Rain
rain
89.23°F
56%
7.27 mph
96°
 

results

# driver F1 constructor laps time points
1 57 1:34:24.258 26
2 57 +3.786 18
3 57 +8.229 15
4 57 +10.638 12
5 57 +18.582 10
6 57 +21.368 8
7 57 +25.073 6
8 57 +28.386 4
9 57 +32.365 2
10 57 +37.026 1
11 57 +37.128 0
12 57 +40.146 0
13 57 +40.902 0
14 57 +49.936 0
15 57 +1:13.305 0
16 56 Front wing 0
17 54 Collision 0
45 Suspension 0
39 Collision 0
6 Water leak 0

grid

# driver F1 constructor time
1 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:28.796
2 Carlos Sainz Ferrari +0.190
3 Max Verstappen Red Bull +0.195
4 Sergio Pérez Red Bull +0.240
5 Valtteri Bottas Alfa Romeo +0.679
6 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes +0.829
7 Pierre Gasly AlphaTauri +0.894
8 Lando Norris McLaren +0.954
9 Yuki Tsunoda AlphaTauri +1.136
10 Lance Stroll Aston Martin +1.880
11 Fernando Alonso Alpine F1 Team +1.364
12 George Russell Mercedes +1.377
13 Sebastian Vettel Aston Martin +1.418
14 Daniel Ricciardo McLaren +1.514
15 Mick Schumacher Haas F1 Team +1.627
16 Kevin Magnussen Haas F1 Team +2.179
17 Guanyu Zhou Alfa Romeo +2.224
18 Alexander Albon Williams +2.470
19 Nicholas Latifi Williams +2.529
20 Esteban Ocon Alpine F1 Team

driver positions through the laps

2022 Miami Grand Prix

The 2022 Miami Grand Prix (officially known as the Formula 1 Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix 2022) was a Formula One motor race that was held on May 8, 2022, at the Miami International Autodrome in Miami Gardens, Florida, United States. It was the first edition of the Miami Grand Prix and the fifth round of the 2022 Formula One World Championship.The race was won by Max Verstappen, ahead of championship leader and pole-sitter Charles Leclerc in second and his teammate Carlos Sainz Jr. in third. Verstappen also set the fastest lap.


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The four-time Formula 1 World Champion, currently driving for the Aston Martin F1 team, remarked at the weekend that he prefers “proper” U.S. tracks such as Road America to the street course in Miami Gardens.
When respected IndyCar blogger Matt Archuleta quoted the German ace’s comment, Graham Rahal responded with “I’ll double down and say it; Seb, if you ever want to test an @IndyCar ...

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Max Verstappen leapfrogged polesitter Charles Leclerc and covered off a late charge from the Ferrari driver to land victory in the inaugural Miami Grand Prix, one of the most anticipated Formula 1 races of all time.
The defending champion made light work of Carlos Sainz at the start of the 57-lap contest and then swiftly deposed Leclerc in his bid to overturn the points deficit, even though the ...

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But the on-track spectacle left a lot to be desired at stages on Sunday. While a late safety car threatened to shake-up the running order, the difficulty drivers faced overtaking meant action came at a premium.
Charles Leclerc fought as hard as he could to try and catch race leader Max Verstappen, but even with the long DRS straights, there was little he could do to overturn the Red Bull’s ...

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While Red Bull's 2022 on-track performance has hit a new high, Verstappen defeating Ferrari's polesitter Charles Leclerc by virtue of better top speed and tyre management on Sunday, the Milton Keynes outfit continued to suffer from various problems across the weekend.
After being limited to 14 laps in FP1, Verstappen only completed one lap of Friday FP2 when first a gearbox change caused him to ...

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After narrowly missing out on Q3 on Saturday, Alonso lined up 11th on the grid in Miami, but felt confident about the pace of the Alpine package as he looked to score points for the first time since Bahrain.
Alonso gained a place before the race even got underway after the fuel issue forced Lance Stroll to start from the pitlane.
But that did not stop the two-time world champion from picking ...

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A crash between Pierre Gasly and Lando Norris towards the end of Miami's inaugural F1 race triggered the safety car and appeared to hand a golden opportunity for Ferrari to take a strategy gamble.
By the time race control had switched from a virtual safety car to full safety car, race leader Max Verstappen had passed the pits, but Ferrari duo Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz had still not done ...

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Vettel and Schumacher were squabbling over ninth place in the closing stages of the inaugural Miami GP, with Haas driver Schumacher closing in on his first-ever points in F1 and Vettel on his way to a second consecutive top 10 finish.
But on lap 53 the two Germans collided in Turn 1 when Schumacher made a half-hearted move while Vettel was turning in, not expecting to find his compatriot on his ...

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Alfa Romeo driver Bottas ran fifth for the majority of the inaugural race around the new Hard Rock Stadium track but says "everything changed" when the safety car was called to retrieve the stranded McLaren of Lando Norris after his clash with AlphaTauri's Pierre Gasly.
That not only allowed the Mercedes cars behind him to close up while George Russell was able to make a 'free' pitstop and ...

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He also expressed his frustration at having to hand a place back to Lewis Hamilton after going off track during their late battle, although he soon regained it and finished ahead of his teammate.
However, the episode cost him any chance of gaining ground on the cars ahead.
Russell had started on the hard tyres with the intention of running long. As those who started on the mediums began to ...

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Perez qualified fourth for Red Bull on Saturday, and spent the early part of the race closely tailing Ferrari's Carlos Sainz for third.
But just as Perez began to close on Sainz, he reported a loss of engine power to his Red Bull engineer, who initially said thought the time loss was because of dropping out of Sainz's tow.
The team ultimately found there had been a sensor issue on Perez's ...

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Max Verstappen’s second successive grand prix win at Miami last weekend, following on from his triumph at Imola, has indicated that recent car developments have given Red Bull the edge.
But while Ferrari’s early season advantage has been wiped away by its decision not to introduce any major updates so far, the Italian squad still believes the long game is important.
With all teams ...

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Gasly and Norris made contact while exiting Turn 8 with 18 laps remaining, causing Norris to hit the wall on the left-hand side of the circuit and retire from the race on the spot.
It came after Gasly had ran wide at Turn 7, allowing Mick Schumacher and Kevin Magnussen to pass him before Norris also tried to get ahead, only to make contact with Gasly’s front-left tyre.
The stewards noted ...

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The Alpine driver, who was already given a five-second penalty during the race for clashing with Pierre Gasly, had dropped to ninth in the provisional race results behind teammate Esteban Ocon, but picked up an additional five-second penalty for leaving the track and gaining a lasting advantage at Turn 14.
The penalty has been added to his race time, meaning he drops from ninth to 11th place in ...

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The world championship leader was outpaced by his Red Bull rival, after losing the lead in the first stint and then being unable to reclaim the front spot after a late attempt following a safety car period.
With Verstappen having taken his second successive F1 victory, following his success in Imola, and had the edge in speed terms again, Leclerc is clear that the time has come for Ferrari to ...

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Sainz suffered a nasty shunt in Friday's second free practice session, crashing into the unprotected concrete wall on the outside of Turn 14.
The Spaniard managed to rebuild his confidence on Saturday and qualified second behind teammate Charles Leclerc.
From there he was forced to let Red Bull's eventual race winner Max Verstappen by at the start, but he then held off the second Red Bull of ...

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Carlos Sainz finished third ahead of a hobbled Sergio Perez, with George Russell coming fifth ahead of Lewis Hamilton after gaining massively with the safety car timing and then beating his teammate in battle afterwards.
At the start, Leclerc shot away from pole position in the lead, while alongside his teammate Sainz could not make a similarly quick getaway from away from the racing line on ...

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Verstappen, who started third, gained second at the first corner when he drove around the outside of the second Ferrari of Carlos Sainz. He tracked down Leclerc and passed him on Lap 9.
Despite a late-race safety car that put Leclerc back into DRS range, Verstappen pulled away to win by 3.7s.
2022 Miami Grand Prix race ...

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Ahead of the inaugural grand prix race around the Miami circuit on Sunday, there have been criticisms from drivers about two key aspects.
The first is that the track surface has proved far from ideal, with it being so dirty off line that drivers fear that overtaking will be too difficult because cars will need to stay on line or risk trouble.
Sergio Perez labelled the situation a "joke" as ...

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Eau Rouge is a classic example of a corner that can only be appreciated up close – especially when you are stood at the bottom and looking up and above at the towering Raidillon peak.
But there are some circuits that, while looking good from trackside, can only be properly appreciated from where they are designed to be viewed best from: the cockpit.
The Miami F1 circuit is one of those – ...

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The has been significant criticism from many of the racers competing in this weekend's first F1 race at the Miami International Autodrome regarding the new circuit's low grip away from the racing line.
In the event's second practice session, Sergio Perez and Sebastian Vettel spun in separate incidents while respectively overtaking and being passed by other cars and there were three ...

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The Miami International Autodrome will host its inaugural grand prix on Sunday, having been designed within the campus of the Hard Rock Stadium.
The circuit has drawn inspiration from a number of classic F1 corners, and combines high-speed portions with long straights and a slow-speed, undulating section entering the second sector.
But the chicane within the slow-speed section has been a ...

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The German car manufacturer brought a range of updates to the Miami event, including a revised front wing endplate and low downforce rear wing package.
Those tweaks helped George Russell top second practice on Friday as the team enjoyed its most competitive day of the campaign so far.
But despite Mercedes’ set-up choices for Saturday meaning it slipped down the order, with Lewis Hamilton ...

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New FIA race director Niels Wittich has followed the letter of the International Sporting code by requiring that drivers don’t wear jewellery or non-approved underwear while in the cockpit.
The discussion has gone for several race weekends, but reached a head in Miami, with the removal of wedding rings a particular point of discussion.
Drivers were also formally told via Wittich’s notes ...

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Leclerc claimed a third pole of the 2022 season by topping qualifying ahead of his Ferrari team-mate Carlos Sainz, with Verstappen ending up third after his final Q3 lap went wrong. 
The Red Bull/Ferrari battle has swung across the opening rounds, with Red Bull’s better end-of-straight speed proving to be critical in Verstappen’s Jeddah victory, as Ferrari opted to run a higher ...

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Forty years ago today, Gilles Villeneuve lost his life after colliding with Jochen Mass during qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder.
The story of his Ferrari team’s tumultuous 1982 Formula 1 season, which also included career-ending injuries for Villeneuve’s teammate Didier Pironi, has been told many times.
However, one voice rarely quoted is that of the Maranello team’s ...

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Russell finished Friday’s practice running at the Miami International Autodrome with the fastest time, but conceded he did not really understand where Mercedes’ pace had come from after its difficult start to the season.
Mercedes trialled a change in set-up on Russell’s car in final practice before going back to the previous configuration for qualifying, only for him to drop out in Q2 in ...

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Throughout practice and qualifying drivers found that there is no grip if they stray off the rubbered-in racing line.
The consensus is that the prospect of an entertaining race will be compromised because drivers cannot move off line to attempt a pass.
“I think most importantly the surface is a joke,” said Perez when asked by Motorsport.com if there will be any passing in the ...

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The two Ferraris will start the inaugural Miami GP from the front, with Charles Leclerc lining up on pole position ahead of teammate Carlos Sainz.
The Red Bulls will occupy the second row of the grid, with Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez starting third and fourth respectively.
Alfa Romeo's Valtteri Bottas put in an impressive lap in qualifying to secure the fifth spot on the grid, ahead of ...

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Leclerc will start ahead of Sainz and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen after the one-hour qualifying session, which is split into three segments with five cars each being knocked out in Q1 and Q2 before the top-10 shootout of Q3.
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Miami Grand Prix qualifying results: Leclerc on pole from ...

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Ocon lost the rear of his Alpine F1 car going through the corner during final practice on Saturday afternoon, causing him to crash into the concrete barrier on the right-hand side of the circuit.
Ocon reported over the radio that he was unhurt, but the impact warning light meant he had to be taken to the medical centre where he was duly checked and cleared by the officials.
But a crack to ...

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The reigning F1 world champion had been on provisional pole after the first Q3 runs in qualifying, but a mistake through Turns 5-6 on his final lap, coupled with improvements by Ferrari duo Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz, shuffled him back to third place, with Leclerc taking pole ahead of Sainz.
Verstappen admitted he didn't expect to be within reach of pole position given how much track time ...

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The Spaniard had a heavy crash in Friday's second practice session, spinning and hitting an unprotected concrete wall on the outside of Turn 14.
But he managed to regroup ahead of qualifying on Saturday and will line up second for tomorrow's race behind teammate Charles Leclerc, with his quickest time just 0.19s off the pace.
Asked how he had turned it around after his earlier accident ...

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Verstappen led after the first runs in Q3 on a 1m28.991s, with Leclerc and Sainz trailing – just 0.080s covering all three.
On the final runs, Leclerc headed the pack and was up on his own personal best time from the off, then taking the best time in the middle sector to roar to a 1m28.796s.
Running behind, Sainz registered a stunning first sector 0.2 seconds quicker than his teammate, but ...

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Ocon lost control of his Alpine A522 car through Turn 13 midway through FP3, causing him to crash into the wall on the right-hand side of the track.
The severity of the impact left Ocon's car with significant damage, and warranted a visit for the Frenchman to the medical centre where staff duly checked and cleared him.
It left Alpine in a race against time to get Ocon's car repaired in time ...

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F1 revealed on Thursday ahead of the Miami Grand Prix that Drive to Survive had been renewed through season five and season six, marking the first time two series have been announced together.
The docuseries has proven hugely successful since debuting in 2019. Following the release of season four in March, Drive to Survive hit #1 on Netflix in 33 countries around the world ...

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The session started with track temperatures nearly hitting 50°C, a point which was reached and surpassed by FP3's halfway point, and Verstappen led the field out of the pits – an atypical run plan for Red Bull in final practice, as the team usually leaves the garage late in FP3 to focus solely on qualifying preparation runs.
But after missing essentially all of FP2 with gearbox and hydraulic ...

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Several F1 teams have been in dialogue with the FIA over the Miami Grand Prix weekend to enquire as to whether or not Ferrari was within the tyre test rules in how it ran its car.
Teams are not supposed to change components, nor run anything that has not raced before nor run in pre-season testing, during the tests.
But at Imola Charles Leclerc was spotted running with one floor design on the ...

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Two-time world champion Alonso returned to F1 last year, scoring one podium finish and playing a critical role in teammate Esteban Ocon’s shock win in Hungary.
But Alonso has been left downbeat at points through the early part of the 2022 campaign, lamenting bad luck that caused him to retire in Saudi Arabia and crash out of qualifying in Australia.
The Spaniard said after retiring ...

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As part of a safety push by the FIA to prevent injuries in the event of accidents and especially fires, drivers have been instructed to remove all jewellery from this weekend's Miami Grand Prix.
Seven-time champion Lewis Hamilton has, however, been given a two-race exemption from full compliance with the regulations as some of his jewellery items cannot be easily taken out.
Ahead of ...

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