Miami GP 2024: Schedule and F1 Start Times

Find out when the 2024 Miami Grand Prix takes place, including the F1 session times for practice, Spring Qualifying, the Sprint Race and Sunday's Grand Prix


The 2024 Miami Grand Prix sees Formula 1 make a splash in the vibrant city of Miami, attracting fans from around the world to the state-of-the-art Miami International Autodrome, so make sure you know the F1 schedule in Florida for the Miami GP weekend.

The Miami GP not only captivates die-hard F1 enthusiasts but also draws in newcomers eager to experience the thrill of motorsport at its finest, offering a distinctive mix of high-octane racing, glamorous settings, and a lively atmosphere, solidifying its status as a must-see event on the F1 calendar.

As teams and drivers prepare to tackle the unique challenges of the Miami International Autodrome, fans are keenly anticipating the drama that will unfold on the track. With this in mind, here is a comprehensive guide to the schedule and start times for the 2024 Miami GP, ensuring F1 fans across the globe don’t miss a moment of the action.

F1 2024 Miami GP Session Times and Dates

The F1 season advances with the 2024 Miami Grand Prix. Below, find the complete schedule for the race weekend, including session times for viewers in the USA, the UK, Australia, as well as local time in Miami.

SessionDayUK (BST)US (ET)US (PT)Aus. (AEST)
Practice 1Fri, May 317:30 – 18:3012:30 – 13:3009:30 – 10:3002:30 – 03:30*
Sprint QualifyingFri, May 321:30 – 22:1416:30 – 17:1413:30 – 14:1406:30 – 07:14*
SprintSat, May 417:00 – 18:0012:00 – 13:0009:00 – 10:0002:00 – 03:00*
QualifyingSat, May 421:00 – 22:0016:00 – 17:0013:00 – 14:0006:00 – 07:00*
RaceSun, May 521:0016:0013:0006:00*
*Next Day
Miami International Autodrome | Formula 1

Friday, May 3 – Practice Sessions Begin

  • Practice 1: The weekend kicks off with the first practice session, running from 12:30 to 13:30 local time in Miami, allowing drivers to familiarize themselves with the Miami International Autodrome.
  • Sprint Qualifying: Later in the day, the sprint qualifying takes place from 16:30 to 17:14 local time, setting the grid for the sprint race.

Saturday, May 4 – Sprint and Qualifying

  • Sprint: The sprint race is scheduled from 12:00 to 13:00 local time, adding an exciting element to the weekend as drivers battle for crucial championship points.
  • Qualifying: The high-stakes qualifying session is from 16:00 to 17:00 local time, determining the grid positions for Sunday’s main race.

Sunday, May 5 – Race Day

  • Race: The main event of the Miami Grand Prix is set to start at 16:00 local time, where drivers will compete on the challenging Miami International Autodrome circuit to claim victory.
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