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Author Topic: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!  (Read 1082 times)

Offline Alianora La Canta

Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
« Reply #15 on: May 08, 2018, 11:45:30 PM »
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  • Fair point - oops  :fool:
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    Offline cosworth151

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #16 on: May 09, 2018, 06:47:34 PM »
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  • Florida does have the IMSA Daytona 24hr race, too. CART and the old Grand Am used to hold a "Grand Prix of Miami" on the road course at Homestead Raceway. The Tans Am still races there.
    “You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
    ― Bob Dylan

    Offline Calman

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #17 on: May 09, 2018, 06:59:34 PM »
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  • Well, looks like the 'Miami Vote' is tomorrow (Thursday) and it's no surprise that this is pretty much a formality as one of Liberty Media's options on their "wish list".

    All the best,
    Cal :)
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    Offline lkjohnson1950

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #18 on: May 09, 2018, 09:21:10 PM »
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  • Liberty is reportedly in talks with New York and Las Vegas as well.
    Lonny

    Offline lkjohnson1950

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #19 on: May 16, 2018, 07:06:39 PM »
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  • The city passed a resolution refusing to let the organizers use a piece of city land. If the proposal goes forward, the track will have to be redesigned.

    https://www.racefans.net/2018/05/16/proposed-miami-grand-prix-track-faces-changes-due-to-land-dispute/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+f1fanatic+%28RaceFans+-+Independent+Motorsport+Coverage%29
    Lonny

    Online Robem64

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #20 on: May 16, 2018, 07:57:31 PM »
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  • and looks like a current driver on the grid wants to design the track - hardly fair. No prizes for guessing who  ::)

    http://www.f1i.com/news/303157-miami-gets-go-ahead-hamilton-wants-design-track.html
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    Offline Jericoke

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #21 on: May 16, 2018, 08:16:25 PM »
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  • and looks like a current driver on the grid wants to design the track - hardly fair. No prizes for guessing who  ::)

    http://www.f1i.com/news/303157-miami-gets-go-ahead-hamilton-wants-design-track.html

    Schumacher was consulted on the design of Malaysia.  I'm surprised that Hamilton wouldn't know that.  I do agree with him that current F1 drivers should have input into F1 tracks.  Things that SEEM like great passing zones just never seem to work out that way.

    Online Scott

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #22 on: May 16, 2018, 08:59:46 PM »
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  • Not much to play with when you design a city course.  "Should we turn at this street or the next?"
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    Offline Jericoke

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #23 on: May 16, 2018, 10:26:49 PM »
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  • Not much to play with when you design a city course.  "Should we turn at this street or the next?"

    A metropolitan area with large avenues provides some flexibility for curve layout.

    Offline Alianora La Canta

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #24 on: May 17, 2018, 07:56:12 AM »
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  • Schumacher also had input into the modern Hockenheim layout, and got a Schumacher Kurve in thanks. Ironically he had less success with the redesigned venue than with the original version...
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    Online Scott

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #25 on: May 17, 2018, 08:06:57 AM »
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  • Not much to play with when you design a city course.  "Should we turn at this street or the next?"

    A metropolitan area with large avenues provides some flexibility for curve layout.

    Granted, but building a city track is nothing like using a blank sheet of paper like Malaysia.  It here are so many considerations regarding local access, track access, view-ability, safety (of community AND competitors.  No WAY would a driver have anywhere near the credentials to make any of those decisions.
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    Online Robem64

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #26 on: May 17, 2018, 02:35:17 PM »
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  • Hey, whatever the track if it materialises then I'll certainly be in attendance at this one :)
    "I'm not a pessimist, I'm an optimist with experience"

    Offline Jericoke

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #27 on: May 17, 2018, 05:10:38 PM »
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  • Not much to play with when you design a city course.  "Should we turn at this street or the next?"

    A metropolitan area with large avenues provides some flexibility for curve layout.

    Granted, but building a city track is nothing like using a blank sheet of paper like Malaysia.  It here are so many considerations regarding local access, track access, view-ability, safety (of community AND competitors.  No WAY would a driver have anywhere near the credentials to make any of those decisions.

    Presumably it would be akin to an architect working with an engineer, someone has the vision, and the real work is done by the guy who actually has to make sure it can be built.

    Offline Calman

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #28 on: May 17, 2018, 06:08:53 PM »
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  • So, going with the same approach ... if they let Romain or Max provide their "input" and put their ideas forward towards a new track design, would it turn into an indoor stock car arena???  :DD

    All the best,
    Cal :)
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    Offline cosworth151

    Re: Miami Proposal set for October 2019!
    « Reply #29 on: May 17, 2018, 11:04:51 PM »
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  • Count me out. Miami is a fine city. But it's a so-so racing circuit at best. Fine for a feeder series like Formula E but no where near F1 standards.

    Miami Beach, on the other side of the Intercoastal, is a wonderful city.
    “You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
    ― Bob Dylan