F1 2024: Brembo presents the Miami Grand Prix

Brembo presents the Miami Grand Prix, the sixth seasonal event for the 2024 Formula 1

Formula 1 returns to Miami for the sixth round of the season, the first of three annual events in the United States. The circuit was set up at the Hard Rock Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins, an American football team. This layout was selected among 35 others proposed by the designers and is characterized by 19 curves and 3 straights, with significant variations in altitude, especially between turns 13 and 16.

F1 2024: Brembo presents the Miami Grand PrixF1 2024: Brembo presents the Miami Grand Prix

The details provided by Brembo on the Miami Grand Prix

According to the evaluations of Brembo technicians, the Miami International Autodrome, 5,412 meters long, it is considered a medium demanding circuit for the braking systems. On a scale of 1 to 5, it scored a difficulty rating of 3, mainly due to the 7 braking sections that require approximately 14.2 seconds per lap. The overall braking power rating for the entire race is the lowest among the top 10 Grands Prix, and pedal loads are generally modest, with the exception of 3 specific corners.

The most challenging corner at the Miami International Autodrome in terms of braking is number 17. In this corner the single-seaters reduce speed from 320 km/h to 73 km/h in just 2.95 seconds, covering a distance of 126 metres. This corner requires significant effort from the drivers after the previous straight: they experience a maximum deceleration of 4.7 g and must apply a load of 148 kg on the brake pedal. The braking power in this curve is 2,505 kW.

A total of 76 Formula 1 Grands Prix have been held in the United States valid for the World Championship, including 11 events of the Indianapolis 500, held between 1950 and 1960. One of the most curious events occurred in 2005 in Indianapolis: only 6 single-seaters started because the other teams, using tires of a particular brand, received the I recommend not competing for safety reasons. The 6 cars that participated completed the race, with the third and fourth classified cars separated by one lap, while the fifth and sixth by two laps. All 6 cars used Brembo braking components.

Other info provided by Brembo regarding the Miami GP

Miami is famous for its supercars racing through the streets, often personalized with eye-catching colours. During a rally last March, over 120 supercars gathered on the Miami Bridge, with a total value of over 50 million dollars. This event showcased a variety of horsepower and a striking array of colors, both on the bodywork and brake calipers. Increasingly used to express the owner's personality. Brembo offers car calipers in over 150 different color shadesincluding a new “pink” color for a special customer.

Miami is not only famous for its nocturnal charm and its breathtaking sunsets. But also for being the city where in 2018 David Beckham and other investors founded the Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami. The club's distinctive colors are pink and black, the same colors that distinguish the Maserati MC20 Fuoriserie Edition, created especially for Beckham. For this supercar, Brembo has produced pink monobloc calipers that match perfectly with the black carbon ceramic discs.

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