“I hope I by no means see this automotive once more,” Lewis Hamilton mentioned of his 2022 racing automotive, the W13, on the World Championship last 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 vehicles as a part of so-called movie days for preliminary useful exams (over a most of 100 kilometers) and, in fact, the work of sequence gear 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 automotive 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 creating the 2023 and 2024 tyres.
On enhancing curler intermediates and moist tires for the approaching season; The 2024 tires are prototypes of the following however one tire technology.
On moist roads, Formula 1 drivers complained that the Pirelli tires cooled too shortly and displaced too little water. However, the moist race at Suzuka additionally confirmed that spray is the largest downside on a moist monitor. The transition to winged automobiles in early 2022 has compounded this downside.
For this purpose, makes an attempt are made to make use of aerodynamic aids to scale 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 dangerous climate, the person on the road can be speaking about mud flaps.
At the identical time, the tire producer Pirelli is engaged on the manufacturing of rollers appropriate for dangerous climate. This is why Ferrari labored on Fiorano in December 2022 – as a result of the Italian check monitor might 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