In the round-up: Mick Schumacher admits it took him a number of races to get the most effective out of his automobile in the beginning of the 2022 season
Schumacher ‘got lost with car set-up’ early in season
After a disappointing second season in Formula 1 which ended with him shedding his drive at Haas, Mick Schumacher admitted it took him a number of races to get the most effective out of the automobile.
“Looking back, my approach was probably wrong,” he told Auto Motor und Sport. “We got lost with the car set-up at the beginning, but then caught on relatively quickly and made the right decisions.
“We started again from scratch. From the Canadian GP onwards I had a car that suited me and that we have continuously improved.”
Schumacher was on target to attain his first factors of the season in Montreal when he retired with a technical downside. He delivered on his promise by taking factors within the subsequent two races, however didn’t return to the highest 10 once more over the remainder of the 12 months.
IndyAutomotive documentary sequence detailed
IndyAutomotive may have its personal six-part tv documentary sequence specializing in subsequent 12 months’s Indianapolis 500 broadcast on The CW Network and VICE early subsequent 12 months.
The sequence, titled ‘100 Days to Indy’, will been produced by VICE and will likely be proven on CW earlier than being re-aired quickly after on VICE TV. It will discover the early a part of the IndyAutomotive season and observe drivers and groups within the construct as much as subsequent 12 months’s Indy 500.
Penske Entertainment CEO Mark Miles stated the brand new present will present followers an “unprecedented front row seat as the racing season begins and the countdown to Indy accelerates.”
Andretti unveil Gen3 Formula E automobile
Andretti Formula E staff have revealed their new Gen3 automobile for the 2023 version of the all-electric championship.
The American staff have modified powertrain suppliers from BMW to Porsche for subsequent 12 months’s championship. Jake Dennis will stay on the staff however will likely be joined by Andre Lotterer for the brand new season, which begins subsequent month in Mexico.
French F4 champion Giusti strikes to FREC for 2023
French Formula 4 championship Alessandro Giusti will compete in subsequent 12 months’s Formula Regional European Championship for G4 Racing, the staff introduced.
Giust took two race wins, 12 podium finishes and 6 pole positions all through the 21 race championship en path to the title.
Advert | Become a RaceFans supporter and
Motor racing hyperlinks of curiosity:
Australian Grand Prix tickets sell-out within hours (The Age)
“Next year’s Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park is on track for a record attendance after tickets for the Sunday race day sold out in three-and-a-half hours on Tuesday. But general admission tickets and grandstand spot for next April’s event went on sale at 10am on Tuesday and organisers were surprised by the rapid take-up.”
Ricciardo planning 2023 American motorcycle journey (Speedcafe)
“Just taking more time for me to do things, prioritise some other things but also I’m trying to plan a ride across America. That’s something that I know will be yes, exciting, fun, but I’ll also just get so much self-reflection time.”
FIA creates e-library to preserve its motor sport and mobility heritage (FIA)
“In order to preserve its rich heritage for future generations, the FIA will digitise its archives, creating an e-library that will be accessible to all in 2024, when the FIA celebrates its 120th anniversary. Today, a beta version of the e-library was presented for feedback to the FIA Member Clubs at the FIA Annual General Assembly in Bologna, Italy.”
REVEALED: The move you voted as the best overtake of the 2022 F1 season (F1)
“Sebastian Vettel’s last-gasp pass on Kevin Magnussen at the United States Grand Prix has been voted as the best move of the 2022 season, earning the retiring F1 star the overall Crypto.com Overtake King crown.”
Chip Ganassi Racing and The American Legion Announce Multi-Year Partnership Extension (Chip Ganassi)
“Chip Ganassi Racing and The American Legion announced a multi-year partnership extension today that features primary sponsorship of the No. 10 Honda driven by 2021 IndyCar Champion Alex Palou. The American Legion will be featured prominently across Chip Ganassi Racing’s IndyCar program, including 2022 Indianapolis 500 Winner Marcus Ericsson, as well as development driver Kyffin Simpson in the Indy NXT Series.”
Tech download: IndyCar fuel saving strategies (Racer)
“Welcome to the first installment of a new series of IndyCar technical deep-dives that we’ll be running through the winter. Over the coming weeks we’ll be shining the spotlight onto all sorts of topics related to making an IndyCar go fast, many of which are rarely discussed in detail outside of engineering debriefs.”
Top 10 F2 Moments (F1 via YouTube)
“The 2022 Formula 2 season gave us no shortage of memorable moments! Here are our top ten…”
We at all times endeavour to credit score unique sources. If you will have a tip for a hyperlink regarding single-seater motorsport to function within the subsequent RaceFans round-up please send it in via the contact form.
Advert | Become a RaceFans supporter and
Happy birthday to Myles Woerner, Samuel Tatipamula and Julien!