The Autodrome will have a capacity for 130,000 spectators
What was an open secret is now a reality, the Riviera Maya will have an autodrome ready to host the Formula 1 in 2024. The investment will be close to 4 billion dollars and will be carried out by Grupo Constructor Cancun led by the architect Miguel E. Gonzalez.
The Autodromo Riviera Maya will have a capacity for 130,000 thousand spectators and will be suitable for Formula 1 racing. The circuit that will be located in Puerto Aventuras will have a length of 9 km.
The project is designed to integrate a station of the Mayan Train. Also contemplated are 2 luxury hotels with 120 rooms each. Additionally, there will be a convention center, 2 golf courses of 18 holes each, an entertainment center, and a water park.
It is expected that there will also be both indoor and outdoor cenotes, a glamping area, spa, yoga, art garden. It will also have an immersive space inspired by the history of the Mayan world.
Environmental authorities are very close to approving the mega project. With construction expected to begin February 1, 2022, and finish in November 2025.
Better than Dubai
“With the technology that we will implement in the project, we will have the world’s best automobile complex, which will not be compared to those of Dubai and Qatar,” said Mario E. Gonzalez Gonzalez, who commented that the track is designed to be modifiable.
The complex will be a series of buildings organized along the main avenue. This will allow people to enter the building on foot or with transportation to the stands.
The area will be highlighted by a tower that will be visible from the federal highway.
The final layout of the circuit is not yet defined as they are awaiting approval from the FIA (International Automobile Federation).