MIAMI, FL – Brightline, the only provider of modern, eco-friendly, intercity rail in America, celebrates the highly-anticipated inaugural Formula 1® Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix. As the Miami Grand Prix weekend approaches, Brightline will display an official Formula 1® race car inside its lobby and host a series of festivities for fans at the MiamiCentral station in partnership with Red Bull. Brightline will also provide transportation to race-related events happening throughout the Miami area leading up to the main event.
Starting April 21, fans can get up close and personal for a photo moment with a Red Bull F1 race car, last year’s championship winning team. The Red Bull F1 car will be staged at the lobby of MiamiCentral through Sunday, April 24. Once at the MiamiCentral, it’s lights out to meet the official racer of Miami Speed Week, Zing Racer, as he stays on the move throughout the station. The #RacetoMiami energy continues over the weekend with activations by Red Bull and E11even at the MiamiCentral lobby featuring a pop-up bar serving Red Bull Vodka, Tropical Tequila and Watermelon Mojito specialty cocktails accompanied by light bites provided by local food partners.
During Miami Grand Prix Week, Brightline will be a transportation partner for Racing Fan Fest Miami 2022 in Wynwood and Miami Speed Week at Bayfront Park. From May 5-8, Formula 1® fans can take Brightline to MiamiCentral and jump on Brightline+ to all the action with rides to and from Racing Fan Fest Miami 2022 for four days of free activities, live music and more for kids and adults. On May 7 and 8, Brightline+ will also get fans to Miami Speed Week, the biggest and best celebration converging everything racing and entertainment.
“Brightline is excited to partner with Red Bull and enhance the Formula 1® race-weekend experience by bringing an official racing car into MiamiCentral,” said Patrick Goddard, president of Brightline. “Brightline and Brightline+ will make it seamless and speedy for race fans to travel to F1 events in Wynwood and downtown Miami.”
For more information about Brightline and its service during the Miami Grand Prix, and to book tickets including 10-pack of one-way tickets, visit www.gobrightline.com.
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Brightline is the only provider of modern, eco-friendly, intercity rail in America. The company currently serves Miami, Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and West Palm Beach with its Orlando station beginning service in 2023. Brightline was recognized by Fast Company as one of the Most Innovative Companies in travel, offering a guest-first experience designed to reinvent train travel and take cars off the road. Brightline plans to bring its award-winning service to additional city pairs and congested corridors across the country that are too close to fly and too long to drive, with immediate plans to connect Las Vegas to Southern California. For more information, visit www.gobrightline.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
About the Formula 1® Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix
Scheduled to make its debut on 6-8 May, 2022, the Formula 1® Crypto.com Miami Grand Prix is the sport's newest race on the Formula 1® calendar. Located in Miami Gardens, Florida, the world's top drivers are set to compete on a brand-new circuit located within the complex of the Hard Rock Stadium, the home of the legendary Miami Dolphins NFL team. The 5.41km Miami International Autodrome features 19 corners, three straights and has an estimated top speed of 320km/h.
The race will also provide an additional tourist boost and economic impact to local businesses in the greater Miami region. Formula 1® and South Florida Motorsports are working closely with the local community to provide an allotment of discounted tickets for the residents of Miami Gardens, ensuring they have the opportunity to experience the thrill of the sport. Additionally, South Florida Motorsports have launched a programme to support both local businesses and the community to ensure they get the full benefits of the race being held in Miami Gardens. This includes a STEM education programme through F1 in Schools, as well as the opportunity for local restaurants to be part of the race weekend.