Lewis Hamilton talks the upcoming Formula One race in Miami this Weekend
Formula One fans are gearing up for the inaugural Miami Grand Prix this weekend - but the sporting event has already sparked memes due to the circuit's fake marina.
The upcoming race weekend in Magic City is the first of two in America this season, with a second taking place in Austin Texas later this year in October.
It appears the Miami circuit design - which includes parked yachts on fake water sticker flooring - is aimed at channeling the historic Monaco Grand Prix with its seafront views known for oozing glamour and prestige.
Sky Sports F1 present Craig Slater looked like he had a whale of a time giving viewers a tour of the fake marina and even jumped into the fake water himself.
"It's not real water at all, they didn't get the permission to run the track around the bay so they've come up with a solution," Slater said which he called "enhanced reality" with "spectacular imagery of a marina without actually having one."
"My problem was always the backstroke but here I can manage it," the presenter joked as he lay on the floor and demonstrated his swimming skills to viewers.
Nothing to see here, just Craig Slater having a swim at the #MiamiGP's fake harbour pic.twitter.com/LB48SQgedq
American fans of F1 can expect more racing in the future as a new race is set to be added to the calendar in Las Vegas from the 2023 season onwards, as the sport has grown in popularity in the States in recent years.
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