America has certainly taken to F1 and the atmosphere is palpable around this NFL stadium-surrounding circuit.
The other reason, of course, this is an eagerly anticipated shootout is because the battle at the front is compelling, with Mercedes – while slow in final practice – seemingly in with a shout of the top positions with Ferrari and Red Bull.
That being said, you’d still have to make Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen favorites.
It’s still extremely hot and humid in Miami but the wind is picking up while there is also a small chance of rain, with thunderstorms never too far away from Miami. That would certainly spice up qualifying even further!