Subsequent 12 months’s F1 calendar to be confirmed in October, 24 races probably

Within the round-up: Method 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali expects to substantiate particulars of subsequent 12 months’s calendar “round early October”, together with two extra races than this 12 months’s 22-round schedule.

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Most 24 race cap more likely to be hit in 2023, suggests Domenicali

Method 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali expects to substantiate particulars of subsequent 12 months’s schedule “round early October”, he instructed a name to Liberty Media buyers yesterday.

Domenicali indicated the 2023 F1 calendar is more likely to function the utmost permitted 24 races. The collection is endeavouring to reorganise a few of its rounds to scale back the quantity of journey and due to this fact minimize prices and emissions.

“We want to hold the suitable circulate when it comes to effectivity world wide, to think about the wants of a calendar to be unfold out from March to November all world wide,” he stated.

“The demand could be very, very excessive,” for races, he added. “We can not [say] something greater than what we’re saying as a result of we’re, after all, finalising all the small print. However we for positive count on to have a few races greater than this 12 months, however lower than 25, that’s for positive.”

Nato replaces injured Hen for Seoul season finale

Jaguar Method E driver Sam Hen will miss the season finale double-header in Seoul, South Korea, after fracturing his hand early within the second London EPrix final weekend.

Norman Nato will step into Hen’s automotive for each races in Seoul, which will probably be internet hosting the all-electric championship for the primary time. Nato beforehand competed within the collection with Venturi final 12 months, taking one race victory within the second Berlin EPrix.

It is going to be the primary Method E races with out Hen on the grid, leaving Lucas di Grassi as the one driver to have began each Method E race. He and the collection will attain their centenaries of begins on Sunday.

Method Regional Asian Championship provides Kuwait to 2023 schedule

The Method Regional Asian Championship and the Method 4 UAE Championship will each compete on the Kuwait Motor City circuit for the primary time throughout subsequent 12 months’s season.

The 5.6-kilometre grade one venue was opened in 2019 however has by no means beforehand held a spherical of the FRAC earlier than. The Kuwait circuit will type one among 5 rounds in a 15 race schedule, starting in Dubai in mid-January and shutting in Abu Dhabi in mid-February.

This 12 months’s FRAC drivers’ title was received by Ferrari academy driver Arthur Leclerc, youthful brother of Ferrari F1 driver Charles Leclerc.

Grid penalty for Castroneves

Helio Castroneves has been given a six-place grid penalty for this weekend’s IndyCar race in Nashville after his group fitted his fifth engine of the season, exceeding his most restrict of 4. The Meyer Shank driver was twenty third out of 26 rivals within the opening apply session, which was led by Christian Lundgaard.

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