Ferrari locked-out the front row at the inaugural Miami Grand Prix but Red Bull took victory at Hard Rock Stadium last year. Here’s everything you need to know about each team’s history at the Miami Grand Prix!
WINS: 1, POLES: 0, PODIUMS: 1 | 2022 RESULT: VERSTAPPEN 1st, PEREZ 4th
Max Verstappen won the 2022 Miami Grand Prix from third on the grid. Verstappen did not have the easiest of starts to the weekend, with steering and mechanical issues seeing him sit out most of the running in Free Practice 2. Neither Verstappen nor Sergio Perez were able to challenge the Ferrari drivers for a front row start, instead both lined up on the second row of the grid.
Verstappen went on to seal the win, while Perez was engaged in a battle with Carlos Sainz over the final podium step. Despite a valiant effort, Sainz was able to hold off Perez, meaning the Mexican finished just off the podium in fourth place.
WINS: 0, POLES: 1, PODIUMS: 2 | 2022 RESULT: LECLERC 2nd, SAINZ 3rd
Ferrari locked out the front row at the 2022 Miami Grand Prix, with Charles Leclerc taking pole position after topping the timesheet in all three qualifying sessions. Carlos Sainz had crashed out on Friday afternoon in Free Practice 2, but recovered well to set the second fastest time.
Despite their front row lock-out, Ferrari failed to win the inaugural Miami Grand Prix. Charles Leclerc finished as runner-up to Max Verstappen, while Carlos Sainz stood on the final step of the podium.
WINS: 0, POLES: 0, PODIUMS: 0 | 2022 RESULT: RUSSELL 5th, HAMILTON 6th
George Russell missed out on reaching Q3 at the 2022 Miami Grand Prix by just 0.045s in a tight battle to make it into the top ten shootout. Lewis Hamilton did progress, qualifying in sixth place. On Sunday, both drivers finished in the top six, with Russell overtaking Hamilton for fifth in the closing stages.
WINS: 0, POLES: 0, PODIUMS: 0 | 2022 RESULT: OCON 8th, ALONSO 11th
Esteban Ocon was unable to compete in qualifying at the 2022 Miami Grand Prix after a heavy crash in Free Practice 3. On the other side of the Alpine garage, Fernando Alonso did not reach Q3, missing out by mere hundredths of a second and qualifying 11th,
Despite his Saturday misfortunes, Esteban Ocon scored Alpine’s only points at the Miami Grand Prix in 2022 with an eighth place finish. Team-mate Fernando Alonso was classified three places behind despite having finished ahead on track. Originally crossing the line eighth, Alonso was handed two five-second time penalties: one for causing a collision, the other for leaving the track and gaining an advantage.
WINS: 0, POLES: 0, PODIUMS: 0 | 2022 RESULT: RICCIARDO 13th, NORRIS DNF
McLaren left the Miami Grand Prix point-less in 2022. Daniel Ricciardo originally crossed the line 11th but was demoted to 13th having picked up a time penalty. Lando Norris crashed out following contact with Pierre Gasly’s AlphaTauri. Norris had reached Q3 on Saturday, qualifying in eighth place. Ricciardo was out in Q2, qualifying 14th.
WINS: 0, POLES: 0, PODIUMS: 0 | 2022 RESULT: BOTTAS 7th, ZHOU DNF
Valtteri Bottas showed impressive pace at the 2022 Miami Grand Prix, qualifying in fifth place. Zhou Guanyu could not replicate his team-mate’s efforts and was eliminated in Q1, qualifying a lowly 17th. Come race day, Zhou completed only six laps of the race before a water leak forced him out of proceedings. Bottas lost positions to the two Mercedes drivers in the race but scored points, finishing in seventh place.
WINS: 0, POLES: 0, PODIUMS: 0 | 2022 RESULT: STROLL 10th, VETTEL DNF
Disaster struck Aston Martin ahead of the 2022 Miami Grand Prix. Due to a fuel issue, both cars were required to start the race from the pit lane. Lance Stroll had originally qualified in the top ten for the race, while Sebastian Vettel was due to line up 13th on the grid. Both started from the pit lane due to fuel issues
Despite starting from the pit lane, Sebastian Vettel challenged for points and was involved in a late race scrap with Mick Schumacher. It resulted in contact, which saw Vettel retire from the race. The duo’s collision and penalties for other drivers promoted Lance Stroll into the final points-paying position.
WINS: 0, POLES: 0, PODIUMS: 0 | 2022 RESULT: SCHUMACHER 15th, MAGNUSSEN DNF
Mick Schumacher was running within the points in the closing stages of the 2022 Miami Grand Prix but late race contract with friend Sebastian Vettel saw him drop out of the points and finish only 15th. It was a fruitless weekend for Haas, with Kevin Magnussen retiring from the race in the final laps following a collision with Lance Stroll – for which the Dane picked up a penalty.
In qualifying, Mick Schumacher progressed to Q2 and qualified 15th while Kevin Magnussen narrowly missed out on a spot in the second stage of qualifying and was eliminated in Q1.
WINS: 0, POLES: 0, PODIUMS: 0 | 2022 RESULT: TSUNODA 12th, GASLY DNF
Both Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda reached Q3 with AlphaTauri at the 2022 Miami Grand Prix, with the pair qualifying in seventh and ninth respectively. Neither driver scored points in the race however. After a wide moment, Gasly re-joined the track and collided with Lando Norris’ McLaren on Lap 46, eliminating both drivers. Meanwhile, Tsunoda lost three positions over the course of the race and could finish no higher than 12th.
WINS: 0, POLES: 0, PODIUMS: 0 | 2022 RESULT: ALBON 9th, LATIFI 14th
A technical issue in Free Practice 2 certainly didn’t help Nicholas Latifi’s Miami Grand Prix in 2022. The Canadian lined up on the back row of the grid – but his team-mate Alex Albon was unable to do much better, qualifying only 18th.
Both drivers made progress in Sunday’s race. Latifi was able to move forward to 14th, while Albon made up an impressive eight positions and finished the race in ninth place, scoring rare points for Williams in 2022.