“I hope I by no means see this automobile once more,” Lewis Hamilton stated of his 2022 racing automobile, the W13, on the World Championship remaining in Abu Dhabi. Now he runs it at Le Castellet.
We have a break from testing till the beginning of winter testing on the Bahrain International Circuit on February twenty third. There are exceptions to each rule: groups are allowed to run their 2023 race automobiles as a part of so-called movie days for preliminary useful checks (over a most of 100 kilometers) and, after all, the work of sequence tools provider Pirelli continues. .
About two months in the past, Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton wrote about his Mercedes W13 Silver Arrow Diva: “I hope I by no means see this automobile once more.” Now it is time to catch up with the previous as Pirelli and Mercedes take to the south of France for 2 days.
The Milanese – with the blessing of world motorsport’s governing physique the FIA - have requested racing groups for assist in growing the 2023 and 2024 tyres.
On bettering curler intermediates and moist tires for the approaching season; The 2024 tires are prototypes of the following however one tire era.
On moist roads, Formula 1 drivers complained that the Pirelli tires cooled too rapidly and displaced too little water. However, the moist race at Suzuka additionally confirmed that spray is the largest drawback on a moist observe. The transition to winged autos in early 2022 has compounded this drawback.
For this purpose, makes an attempt are made to make use of aerodynamic aids to cut back the turbulence of the air and thus the spray and to redirect it in a different way. We’re speaking about wheel covers in unhealthy climate, the person on the road could be speaking about mud flaps.
At the identical time, the tire producer Pirelli is engaged on the manufacturing of rollers appropriate for unhealthy climate. This is why Ferrari labored on Fiorano in December 2022 – as a result of the Italian check observe could possibly be artificially flooded.
Rain tire testing with AlphaTauri follows the work of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and George Russell on February third and 4th, because the southern French circuit may be flooded.
Pirelli check program 7./8. February continued in Jerez de la Frontera (Andalusia) with Aston Martin, Fernando Alonso. Mercedes will even take part on this check. The check in Spain is once more about testing dry cage rollers.
Formula 1 2023
February 3: Red Bull Racing in New York
February 6: Williams on-line
February 7: Alfa Romeo in Zurich
February 11: AlphaTauri in New York
February 13: McLaren at Woking
February 13: Aston Martin at Silverstone
February 14: Ferrari at Maranello
February 15: Mercedes at Silverstone
February 16: Alpine in London
February 23-25: Bahrain International Circuit
Formula 1 World Championship calendar
05.03. Bahrain GP, Bahrain International Circuit, Sahir
19.03 Saudi Arabian GP, Jeddah Corniche Circuit, Jeddah
02.04. Australian GP, Albert Park Circuit, Melbourne
04/30 Azerbaijan GP, Baku City Circle, Baku *
07.05. Miami GP, Miami International Speedway, Miami
21.05 Emilia Romagna GP, Autodromo Enzo and Dino Ferrari, Imola
28.05 Monaco GP, Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo
04.06. Spanish GP, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalonia, Montmelo
18.06 The Canadian Doctor, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
02.07. Austrian GP, Red Bull Ring, Spielberg *
09.07. British GP, Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone
23.07. Hungarian GP, Hungary, Budapest
07/30 Belgian GP, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa*
27.08 Netherlands GP, Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort
03.09. Italian GP, Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza
17.09 Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore
24.09 Japan GP, Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka
08.10. Qatar GP, Losail International Circuit, Doha *
22.10. Austin GP, Circuit of the Americas, Austin *
29.10. Mexican GP, Autodromo Herman Rodriguez, Mexico City
05.11. Brazilian GP, Autodromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos *
18.11. Las Vegas GP, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
26.11 Abu Dhabi GP, Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island
* Sprint format