After three days in Bahrain we all know somewhat extra about what F1 might appear to be in 2023. A few of what we discovered from testing was pretty predictable – Purple Bull appears spectacular and Ferrari seems within the ballpark – however a few of it was extra shocking, such because the tempo and confidence from Fernando Alonso and Aston Martin.
On this week’s 108-page particular, our F1 crew delves into the small print from testing earlier than operating by among the large themes to look out for because the paddock prepares to get the actual 2023 motion beneath approach in Bahrain this weekend. We hear from Lewis Hamilton, key figures at Alpine and the three (full-time) rookies of the 12 months. There’s additionally our conventional team-by-team information.
It’s not simply F1 that kicks off this weekend. Each the F2 and F3 championships will likely be in Bahrain as properly. Megan White talks to the 2 British stars at single-seater powerhouse Prema, Ollie Bearman (F2) and Zak O’Sullivan (F3), in addition to highlighting their doubtless title rivals.
The aggressive IndyCar Sequence additionally will get moving into St Petersburg. David Malsher-Lopez picks out the principle storylines, plus ponders the championship’s troubles with its future hybrid engine rules.
Already properly beneath approach is the primary season of Formulation E’s Gen3 period. Jake Boxall-Legge was in South Africa to observe Antonio Felix da Costa storm by from eleventh to win one of many best races within the championship’s historical past.
Because of the Traditional Sports activities Automobile Membership, the UK racing season obtained going sooner than common. Marcus Pye was at Silverstone to see the gamble repay, plus we’ve protection of the Pomeroy Trophy and common round-up of membership information in our Nationwide part. Stephen Lickorish additionally investigates the most recent problem going through grassroots racers in a particular function…
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