Hamilton Eager to Expand US Fanbase: Growth Achieved

The Miami Grand Prix set a new TV audience record in the U.S., with Lewis Hamilton expressing his delight over the growing support for Formula One, highlighted by celebrity appearances, a surprise win by Lando Norris, and controversy, all contributing to the sport’s increasing popularity in the country.


‣ The Miami Grand Prix broke a new record for TV audience in the United States, indicating growing support for Formula One.

‣ High-profile appearances by NFL and NBA stars, a surprise victory by Lando Norris, and controversy surrounding Kevin Magnussen‘s penalties and crash contributed to the event’s success and visibility in the USA.

‣ Lewis Hamilton expressed his happiness about Formula One reaching more people in the United States, highlighting the welcoming atmosphere, the vibrant energy in Miami, and the increasing love for the sport among Americans.

After the Miami Grand Prix, ESPN dropped a bombshell. The race shattered U.S. TV audience records. Lewis Hamilton, with seven world titles under his belt, couldn’t hide his excitement about the surge in fans cheering them on.

The event was a hit, through and through. NFL and NBA stars like Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce, and Jimmy Butler were spotted in the crowd. Then, Lando Norris took everyone by surprise. He snagged his first-ever Formula One win, creating an unforgettable moment. Amidst all this, Kevin Magnussen stirred up some drama. His penalties during the sprint, followed by a crash into Logan Sargeant, had everyone talking.

In the midst of the frenzy, Hamilton was over the moon. F1’s popularity in the States was soaring. “What’s this race done for you?” he mused. “I’m not from around here, so you tell me. But, Miami? Love it. The weather, the people… it’s all top-notch. And this year, the vibe, the energy? Unmatched.”

Hamilton’s passion for racing is now resonating with Americans. “Since I was four, it’s been my one true love. Initially, America didn’t get it. They had basketball, and I had racing. But now? There’s a shared buzz, a mutual love. It’s incredible to witness.”

And so, the Miami Grand Prix has left its mark. Not just as a race, but as a turning point in how Americans view Formula One. Hamilton’s joy is palpable. The sport he adores is finally getting the recognition it deserves on American soil.

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez is a senior writer at F1Highlights.com. With a passion for motorsports, Albert brings a unique perspective to the world of Formula One. With over five years of experience as a sports reporter, he has honed his skills in capturing the essence of the sport.

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