Formula 1 returns to Barcelona to celebrate the 52nd Spanish Grand Prix. On this occasion, the stands will be full to cheer on Carlos Sainz and Fernando Alonso, who will defend the colors of Ferrari and Alpine respectively.
The Formula 1 party in Spain returns with as much intensity as in the years when the blue tide followed a young Fernando Alonso. On this occasion, the one who has more chances of victory is Carlos Sainz, who with his Ferrari will aspire to everything in the home race.
But before it gets to that point, the Italian team must show that it can beat a Red Bull team that has had two wins in a row. Both one and the other team they plan to introduce aerodynamic innovations in their respective single-seaters this weekend in Barcelona, so we will have to pay attention to the progress that both formations make.
The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will be a very demanding test for the entire grid, especially with the high temperatures expected this weekend on the Catalan track. Fernando Alonso He hopes to take advantage of the demanding circumstances to once again offer an exhibition to the Spanish fans, something that he has accustomed us to every time he competes on the Spanish circuit.
The schedules of the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix
The one in Spain will be the sixth Grand Prix of the season and the 32nd in the history of the Montmeló circuit in the Formula 1, also marking the continuity of the European season after the brief break marked by Miami.
In Barcelona, as usual for European races this season, track activity will start at 14:00 (CEST). Already on Saturday, the classification will start at 4:00 p.m. and the race on Sunday will start an hour earlier, at 15:00.
SCHEDULES OF THE GRAND PRIX OF SPAIN 2022 OF FORMULA 1
How to follow and where to watch the Formula 1 Spanish 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 Barcelona circuit and the rest of the events of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship. For this we put at your disposal our direct, 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.
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The calendar of the Formula 1 World Championship
The 2022 season intends to become the longest in history hosting 23 Grand Prix Formula 1, although after the cancellation of the Russian Grand Prix it is not yet clear if this wish will come true.
The start of the season was again celebrated in Bahrain, but the second race was held in Saudi Arabia, a circuit that debuted at the end of 2021 and has been moved to the beginning of the calendar. The category has also visited Australia, Imola and Miami, therefore visiting the fourth continent in five Grand Prix.
After the appointment in Miami, a novelty in Formula 1, the protagonists of the World Cup visit Spain and Monaco this same month of May, as usual, to continue advancing in the calendar. A calendar that, in addition to hosting Australia again, once again includes Canada, Singapore and Japanabsent in previous seasons as a result of the effects of the pandemic.
OFFICIAL SCHEDULE FOR THE 2022 FORMULA 1 SEASON
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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 finally get his first victory and beat again a very fast Charles Leclerc?
LIST OF ENTRIES IN THE 2022 F1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Remember! The Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix begins this Friday at 14:00 CEST with the dispute of the first free practice session.