Formula 1 does not rest after the intense weekend in Belgium and moves to Zandvoort, where Max Verstappen will have more support than ever in the stands. Will Ferrari know how to recover from the setback at Spa-Francorchamps?
The second of the three consecutive Grand Prix that Formula 1 will face after the summer break is held at the home of Max Verstappen. circuit Zandvoort It will be filled with orange fans who will expect to witness a show similar to the one we saw at Spa-Francorchamps this past weekend.
And it is that everything aligned in favor of Red Bull Racing for the Anglo-Austrian team to achieve a double firmly commanded by Max Verstappen. Now, in the championship leader’s home race, Ferrari will try to recover from a new post that leaves him practically dead in the face of his aspirations in the championship.
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Schedules of the Formula 1 Dutch GP
Despite being one more of the European Grand Prix of this long season, the one in the Netherlands is going to have some slightly different hours to the other events held in the Old Continent.
On Friday, free practice will take place at 12:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. in mainland Spain, respectively, with Saturday’s qualifying session scheduled at 15:00 and the race on Sunday also at the same time.
In the following table you can see the schedules for Spain and some Latin American cities:
SCHEDULES FOR THE 2022 FORMULA 1 NETHERLANDS GRAND PRIX
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This is the circuit: Zandvoort
The Dutch Grand Prix will be held at the renovated Zandvoort circuit, for which Pirelli has chosen the harder compounds available: C1, C2 and C3 as hard, medium and soft respectively.
This is due to the requirement of this circuit, which has cambers of approximately 18º in curves 3 and 14. Compared to other routes, the inclination of the mythical Sopraelevata de Monza goes to 30 degrees, Indianapolis to 9 and Jeddah to 12.
Zandvoort generates significant g-forces along its 4.2 km route. Particularly noteworthy are the braking steps at turns 1 and 11, where 5g can be reached. Identical acceleration figure, in this case lateral, that is experienced in turn number 7.
As its name suggests, Zandvoort can be affected by the sand of the adjoining beaches, which is often deposited on the surface. In addition, the coastal location of the route causes the wind to change direction very often.
Do you want to know more about the characteristics of Spa-Francorchamps? Do not miss this article, in which we analyze it in depth.
How to follow and where to watch the Formula 1 Dutch GP
As usual, DAZN deals with broadcasting the queen category of motorsports through its platform streaming in Spain on the DAZN F1 channel (which can also be seen on Movistar). However, residents of countries whose retransmission rights have not been acquired exclusively by any national channel have the option of contracting F1TVthe platform of streaming Formula 1 official.
Regardless of all this, in Motor.es We will tell you everything that happens at the Zandvoort circuit and the rest of the events of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship. To do this, we make our live broadcasts available to you, in which we include comments, time tables and results in real time. In addition, we inform you of everything related to current affairs through news, reports and analysis in our section especially dedicated to the category.
The calendar of the Formula 1 World Championship
The 2022 season was intended to become the longest in history hosting 23 Formula 1 Grand Prix, although after the cancellation of the Russian Grand Prix it was not yet clear if this wish would be fulfilled. In the end it will not be like that and, once again, the championship will remain in 22 events.
Regardless of that, this year’s calendar has brought back classic events that were absent during the pandemic. We talk about racing Australia, Canada, Singapore and Japan. The first was already played during the month of April and the second did the same in June. The Asians will have to wait until the fall to certify their return.
OFFICIAL SCHEDULE FOR THE 2022 FORMULA 1 SEASON
The drivers and teams of the Formula 1 World Championship
But without a doubt the great protagonists of the 2022 Formula 1 Championship, as every year, are the participants: 10 teams and 20 drivers willing to complete the longest season in history touring four continents and 21 countries.
On this year’s grid we have three world champions, Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel, as well as a rookie driver: the Chinese Guanyu Zhou, who forms a couple with Valtteri Bottas at Alfa Romeo. We also see the return of Alexander Albon with Williams and Kevin Magnussen with Haas.
One more season, Spain is represented by Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz, both framed in the same team as in 2021. The Spaniard defends the colors of Alpine and is in charge of executing THE PLAN to the best of his ability, which, however, does not include fighting for the title or for victories.
On the other hand, the man from Madrid could reach that point, as Ferrari has improved even more this year and already aspires to important things with Red Bull and Mercedes as main opponents. can Carlos Sainz beat again a very fast Charles Leclerc?
LIST OF ENTRIES IN THE 2022 F1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Remember! The Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix begins this Friday at 12:30 CEST with the dispute of the first free practice.
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