The first taste of Formula 1 action in 2022 arrives on Wednesday (7pm AEDT) as cars take to the track for the first of three days of running at Spain’s Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
Lando Norris topped the timesheets on the first day of F1’s new era in a positive sign for Daniel Ricciardo’s McLaren, while Red Bull’s Max Verstappen completed the most laps to brush aside any early reliability concerns.
McLaren unveiled their car for the 2022 season on Friday with team principal Andreas Seidl hoping the MCL36 can “further close the gap to the front of the pack”.
Australian Jack Miller has declared the potential of Ducati’s GP22 bike is “greater” than the 2021 Desmosedici after finishing 22nd in the opening day of MotoGP testing at Sepang.
Haas has become the first Formula 1 team to unveil its 2022 car, via a digital render, as the sport enters a brand new era that is hoped will shake up the grid.
Aussie MotoGP champion Casey Stoner has revealed that he was haunted by undiagnosed anxiety throughout his career and said: “the better weekend I had, the more I wanted to die”.
The 2022 Formula One season is already almost upon us and promises to usher in an era for the category that will look like never before.