Miami GP Schedule 2023: Formula 1

Track Schedule

F1 track action starts on Friday in Miami with two, 1-hour free practice sessions (FP1 & FP2) for teams to find the perfect setup.

Free practice 3 (FP3) takes place on Saturday afternoon, building up to qualifying; a 3-part session where lap times decide starting positions for the Grand Prix on Sunday.

f1 track schedule
FridayFirst Practice14:00 - 15:00
Second Practice17:30 - 18:30
SaturdayThird Practice12:30 - 13:30
Qualifying 16:00 - 17:00
SundayGrand Prix (57 laps or 120 minutes)*15:30 - 17:30

*An F1 race has a maximum time of 2 hours, but can run for up to 3 hours if there are red flags. Jump to full timetable.

Pitstop Practice

Spectators with a view of the pits try not to blink. This is where pit crews hone their skills for the 2-second tyre change.

Pitstop Practice for the Miami GP is from 10:55 – 11:25 on Saturday.

pitstop practice schedule

Track Parade

This is when the grandstands really start to fill up. 2 hours before lights out, drivers warm-up for the race by waving at fans and answering questions. Last chance photo op before the helmets go on.

The driver’s parade at the Miami GP is from 13:20 – 13:50 on Sunday.

f1 track parade time

Miami GP Schedule 2023: Support Races

Porsche Carrera Cup North America

The Porsche Carrera Cup North America is a one-make sports car racing series that features Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars. Winners of the North American series earn the opportunity to compete in international Porsche one-make series. The series features some of the most talented sports car drivers in North America, competing in a variety of events across the continent.

Track sessions on the timetable include two practice sessions on Friday. Saturday sees qualifying and race one. The second and final race takes place on Sunday.

Porsche Carrera Cup schedule miami

Gate Opening Times


Full Timetable for the Miami Grand Prix Weekend

FRIDAY 5th MAY Local time
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour12:00 - 12:35
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk12:00 - 13:30
FIAF1 Car Presentation12:30 - 13:30
Formula 1Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps12:40 - 13:25
Porsche Carrera Cup North AmericaFirst Practice Session15:30 - 16:00
Formula 1Team Press Conference15:30 - 16:30
Formula 1Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps16:10 - 16:35
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk16:10 - 17:05
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour16:35 - 17:05
Porsche Carrera Cup North AmericaSecond Practice Session19:00 - 19:30
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour19:40 - 20:00
Porsche Carrera Cup North AmericaQualifying Session10:15 - 10:45
Promoter ActivityFerrari Parade10:55 - 11:25
Formula 1Pit Stop Practice10:55 - 11:25
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk11:00 -12:00
Formula 1Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps11:30 - 12:00
Porsche Carrera Cup North AmericaFirst Race (40 Mins +1 Lap)14:05 - 14:50
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk15:00 - 15:40
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour15:00 - 15:40
Formula 1Press Conference17:00 - 18:00
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour17:15 - 18:15
F1 ExperiencesF1 Experiences Champions Club Grid Walk & Trophy Photo17:15 - 18:15
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour10:45 - 11:15
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk10:45 - 11:50
Formula 1Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps11:15 - 12:00
Porsche Carrera Cup North AmericaSecond Race (40 Mins +1 Lap)12:15 - 13:00
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Track Tour13:15 - 13:45
Paddock ClubPaddock Club Pit Lane Walk13:15 - 14:15
Formula 1Drivers' Parade13:20 - 13:50
Promoter ActivityGrid Presentation13:50 - 14:20
Promoter ActivityAir Display - Leap Frogs Parachute Team14:00 - 14:10
Promoter ActivityAir Display - Red Bull Sky Divers14:10 - 14:20
Formula 1Driver Introduction & National Anthem15:08 - 15:18
FORMULA 1GRAND PRIX (57 LAPS OR 120 MINS)15:30 - 17:30

All start times in this timetable and other schedules on this page are in the local timezone at the track. Times are subject to change.

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