- Address: 501 Marlins Way, Miami
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 36,000
- Opened: 5 March 2012
- Main use: Baseball
- Tenants: Miami Marlins (baseball)
Extra stadium info – loanDepot park
The construction of the Major League Baseball stadium started in 2009 and its construction costs were $634 million. The loanDepot park, which opened as the Marlins Park, has a retractable roof. It is known as a venue for several events, like American football, baseball, concerts, football, monster truck events and the Race of Champions. On 14 november 2012, the stadium hosted its first-ever non-baseball event. It was a match between the national football teams of Nigeria and Venezuela. Nigeria, nicknamed Super Eagles, won the game 3-1. 13,000 spectators showed up for the football match.
The Race of Champions
The loanDepot park also became a venue for the Race of Champions, an international motorsport event featuring some of the best drivers in the world. In 2017, the Colombian driver Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán, who was born in the city of Bogotá in 1974, won the first edition at the loanDepot park. He became the CART Rookie of the Year, the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year and the NASCAR Rookie of the Year.
The Miami Marlins, formerly known as the Florida Marlins, moved to the venue named loanDepot park in 2012. They drew an average attendance of 27,000 in 81 home games in their first MLB season at the venue. In 1993, the Marlins finished sixth place in the East Division of the National League in their inaugural Major League Baseball season. They won 64 MLB games and 98 MLB games ended in a loss. In 1997, the Marlins won the World Series for the first time in their history after defeating the baseball club which is currently known as the Cleveland Guardians. In 2003, the Miami Marlins won their second World Series title after beating the New York Yankees.