Ferrari drivers end one-two-three at remaining F1 take a look at of 2022

Ferrari completed the 2022 season because it began it, with its workforce setting the quickest time of a take a look at session.

Carlos Sainz led the way in which on a 1:25.245s, with Charles Leclerc and junior driver Robert Schwartzman each ending with 0.1s throughout their respective runs within the automotive.

Ferrari’s early promise did not materialise right into a championship problem this 12 months and it gained simply 5 races throughout the season.

Leclerc secured runners-up spot within the championship simply 48 hours earlier than the ultimate take a look at of the 12 months.

The instances set throughout an finish of season take a look at usually must be taken with a pinch of salt, with a lot occurring throughout the day.

Pierre Gasly was one in all six drivers familiarising himself along with his 2023 automotive. Gasly raced for AlphaTauri on Sunday however was driving for Alpine on Tuesday and he accomplished 130 laps, setting the fourth quickest time.

Max Verstappen dominated the season with 15 victories, together with at Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and completed fifth for Crimson Bull, forward of former teammate Alex Albon within the Williams.

Logan Sargeant, who will be part of Albon at Williams subsequent 12 months, accomplished 82 laps for his new workforce.

Nyck de Vries was the busiest driver of the day and accomplished 151 laps for brand new workforce AlphaTauri.

Crimson Bull junior Liam Lawson completed tenth and accomplished 111 laps — Lawson changed Juri Vips as Crimson Bull and AlphaTauri’s reserve driver earlier this season, a job he’s anticipated to maintain subsequent season.

Jack Doohan, son of bike racing legend Mick, did the identical variety of laps for Alpine. Doohan was thought of an out of doors wager for the race seat which ultimately went to Gasly however will doubtless be a contender for an F1 seat in 2024.

Fernando Alonso completed twelfth for Aston Martin, finishing 97 laps.

After the take a look at, Alonso stated he expects massive issues from his new workforce.

“I solely proceed [in F1] as a result of I imagine we can have an opportunity,” Alonso stated. “Subsequent 12 months to shut the hole is unrealistic, however we have to put the baseline for future vehicles and to work higher than the individuals round us.

“This can be a very aggressive atmosphere and to turn into a champion it’s essential ship one thing particular. I’m able to ship one thing particular from my facet and I count on the identical from them.”

McLaren’s new arrival Oscar Piastri accomplished 123 laps whereas Nico Hulkenberg, who will return in 2023, did 110 laps for the Haas workforce.

Lewis Hamilton, Lando Norris and George Russell additionally had stints behind the wheel on the remaining monitor session of the 12 months.

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