In the round-up: Formula 1 world champions Max Verstappen and Red Bull marked their historic 2022 season with an indication run in Milton Keynes, the place their manufacturing unit is predicated.
Red Bull have a good time titles with Milton Keynes demo run for 30,000
Formula 1 world champions Max Verstappen and Red Bull marked their historic 2022 season with an indication run in Milton Keynes, the place their manufacturing unit is predicated.
Verstappen efficiently defended his drivers’ championship in 2022 whereas Red Bull took their first constructors’ crown for 9 years, with the group profitable 17 of the 22 races. The group held a celebration occasion in Milton Keynes with an estimated 30,000 watching Verstappen and group mate Sergio Perez exhibit the group’s RB7.
“To be able to bring both the drivers’ and the constructors’ trophies home to our city of Milton Keynes, after such an incredible season, is a very proud moment,” stated group principal Christian Horner.
“What better way to celebrate these achievements than with the city that’s been our home since the very beginning. We would like to thank all of the council and authorities in Milton Keynes for everything they have done to make today possible but most importantly, we would like to thank the fans.”
Australian GP boss eager on fourth DRS zone
The head of the Australian Grand Prix company Andrew Westacott says the occasion promoters are eager for a fourth DRS zone deserted for the 2022 race can be lively for subsequent season.
A fourth DRS zone was initially added for 2022 between the exit of flip eight on the revised again straight and into the quick chicane of turns 9 and ten. However, the zone was deactivated forward of qualifying following security considerations raised by drivers.
Speaking to Speedcafe, Westacott says it’s supposed for the fourth DRS zone to be lively in 2023.
“With the circuit modifications at Albert Park, there were meant to be four DRS zones,” Westacott stated. “There was meant to be a DRS zone around Lakeside, the fourth one that Fernando Alonso made some safety comments to the FIA Race Director [about].
“We’re optimistic, highly optimistic, that we will get that fourth DRS zone back for 2023, which is a wonderful addition to the competitiveness of the racing, and the overtaking in the racing.”
Michel welcomes return of F2 veterans Nissany and Boschung
Formula 2 CEO Bruno Michel welcomes the return of collection veterans Roy Nissany and Ralph Boschung to the championship for 2023.
Nissany will compete in his fifth season in Formula 2 in 2023 at age 28 with the PHM Racing by Charouz group. Boschung, 25, may also compete within the championship for the fourth time having first competed in Formula 2 again in 2017. Michel says the return of each drivers will not be an issue for the collection.
“We’re always happy to welcome drivers like Roy or Ralph,” Michel stated. “They left, they came back, they left. They love the series. They are quite experienced. It’s good for the young drivers arriving in the category to compare themselves with those guys as well.
“I’m not going to say ‘no, leave space to the young people’. I think it’s good to have a little bit of everything in the category, and they’re part of it as well.”
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