Cycle six of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship is at the end of the week at Spain’s Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
The Spanish Grand Prix is one of the works of art on the F1 schedule, and as has frequently been the situation in past seasons, the race this year will see a few groups present overhauls in light of their discoveries from the previous rounds.
The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya is one group and drivers know well, as it has been on the schedule beginning around 1991 and is additionally where the first of the colder time of year tests happens. The 2.9-mile track went through a few minor changes last year and highlights a blend of high, medium and low speed corners, shifts in course, undulations and a long beginning completion straight. There’s a smidgen of everything, which makes it an optimal spot for testing.
Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, home of the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix
There are two DRS zones, one on the vitally straight prompting the principal chicane and one more after turn nine, on the back straight prompting turn 10. As consistently at this circuit, drivers should manage shifts of twist course, which significantly affects the equilibrium of the vehicles, which clears up the mechanism for high downforce levels utilized here. Taking a gander at the climate, we ought to have fine circumstances during both Saturday’s passing and Sunday’s race. Pirelli has named its hardest mixtures: the C1 as the White hard, the C2 as the Yellow medium, and the C3 as the Red delicate.
It will be fascinating to perceive how 2022’s upgraded vehicles will charge in Spain, particularly because of the standard changes that see the arrival of ground impacts. The progressions are pointed toward creating nearer hustling and additional overwhelming open doors, however Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya isn’t the most straightforward spot to make an effective pass.
Going into the end of the week, Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc drives the 2022 Drivers’ Championship with 104 places. Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen is second with 85 places and individual Red Bull driver Sergio Perez is third with 66 places. In the Constructors’ Championship, Ferrari leads with 157 places, versus the 151 of Red Bull and 95 of Mercedes-Benz AMG. Last year’s victor in Spain was Lewis Hamilton driving for Mercedes.
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