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Formula 1’s plans to race around the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami have been hit with another blow as residents sue over “painful” Formula 1.
In the face of further local opposition, a crucial local government vote on the proposed Miami GP has been pushed back until February.
Formula 1 has made tweaks to the planned Miami GP circuit, removing a stretch of the Northwest 199th Street and altering the times of Friday’s practice to appease locals.
The Miami-Dade County’s hopes of hosting the Miami GP has received another shot in the arm as a commission supported the mayor’s decision to veto legislation that bans the use of public roads.
The mayor of Miami-Dade County has vetoed a resolution that would have blocked the use of public roads for the Miami Grand Prix.
The troubled Miami Grand Prix has a fresh stumbling block in its way as it now requires another public hearing on the impact that an F1 race has on the environment.
Local residents remain determined to block the proposed F1 race around the streets of Miami.
Formula 1 will head to Miami in May 2021 after Liberty Media reached an “agreement in principle” with Miami Dolphins’ owner Stephen Ross for a Miami GP.
Miami city authorities have delayed their decision on hosting a Formula 1 race from 2019 amid dissenting voices from local opposition.
The city of Miami reckons it is only a matter of time before they are sued by local residents over the planned Miami Grand Prix.
Formula 1 could be racing in Miami as early as October 2019 after receiving unanimously approved by the city’s commission.