F1 Snippets

10 November 2022

❖ Aston Martin F1 Team has announced a new partnership with Brazilian investment management company, XP. From this weekend, XP’s branding will appear on the top-chassis and rear-wing endplates of the AMR22, Aston Martin Formula 1 car.

❖ Valtteri Bottas making Race of Champions Rally debut in 2023 alongside Mika Häkkinen.

❖ Red Bull’s Helmut Marko believes budget cap saga is not over: ‘Six teams above’ 2022 limit.

❖ F1 sees Q3 revenue rise 7%. The decision to abandon the Russia race was the reason given for the slightly lower income figure compared to Q2.

❖ Formula One’s 16th April 2023 Chinese Grand Prix is unlikely to go ahead due to the extension of the country’s zero-Covid policy.

❖ F1 is looking at Colombia for the future Grand Prix. Caribbean Grand Prix could be a replacement for South Africa in 2024.

❖ Mercedes urged to tear up Daniel Ricciardo’s contract amid the misogyny scandal.

❖ Lewis Hamilton has been appointed an honorary Brazilian; he dedicated this honour to Ayrton Senna, to Ayrton’s family, friends, and fans.