Formula 1 returns to Europe with the celebration of the Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz will enjoy the support of a crowd that will fill the Catalan track as in the best of times.
The Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix 2022 is here and promises strong emotions. And it is that, on the one hand, we will have the fight for the championship between Ferrari and Red Bull, which after five exciting previous confrontations, will live a new chapter in Catalan lands.
On the other hand, Spain will once again have a contender for victory in Carlos Sainz, who after achieving the third podium of the season in Miami, hopes to put an end to his losing streak with his first win in Formula 1, with Ferrari and ahead of his hobby
The activity in the Montmeló circuit will begin this Friday at 2:00 p.m. in Spain
The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya He already saw the new single-seaters run last February during the pre-season tests, but the conditions will be very different this time. To begin with, much higher temperatures are expected and, in addition, the cars have received and are receiving notable modifications this weekend that have changed their performance.
Friday hours in Barcelona
The activity in the Montmeló circuit in Barcelona will start this Friday at 2:00 p.m. local time, with the holding of the first free practice session. The second will be played 3 hours later, at 5:00 p.m. in mainland Spain.
In the following table you can check the schedules for Spain and some Latin American cities:
How to follow and where to watch the Formula 1 Spanish GP
In Spain, DAZN deals with broadcasting the queen category of motorsports through its platform streaming on the DAZN F1 channel, which can also be seen on the service of the exclusive rights holder for our Formula 1 country, 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 on the Miami street circuit. To do this we have our direct from each session provided with 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.
Finally, and as a novelty this year, we have expanded our information offer with programs dedicated to Formula 1 in our new twitch channelin which David Moreno reviews all the news accompanied by guests related to the motor world.
Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz in Barcelona
The Spanish Grand Prix is the event of the year for the two Spanish drivers: Fernando Alonso and Carlos Sainz. But both will approach the home race in front of their fans in a very different way.
Carlos Sainzwho this year has a very competitive Ferrari with which his teammate is leading the drivers’ championship, will start the weekend with the clear aspiration of obtaining his first victory of the season and of his career in Formula 1.
The rider from Madrid has achieved two podiums, but has also added two retirements and has not yet stepped on the highest step, so he will seek to take advantage of the motivation of racing on the home circuit to put an end to his losing streak at the start of the season .
For its part, Fernando Alonso will aim to lead the pack of chasing Ferrari and Red Bull teams. The Asturian Alpine driver needs to leave behind the episodes of bad luck and breakdowns that keep him with only two points in the general classification, in order to start transforming his excellent performance into tangible results.
If all this is true, we will begin to know today Friday from 2:00 p.m. (CEST), do not miss it!