F1 Snippets

24 November 2022

❖ Toto Wolff says it’s ‘irrelevant’ that George Russell beat the seven-time world champion, Lewis Hamilton, in their first year as Mercedes teammates in 2022.

❖ Chinese Grand Prix will be dropped from the 2023 calendar

❖ Fernando Alonso lays down title ambitions as he prepares for new Aston Martin chapter

❖ Toto Wolff admits Daniel Ricciardo is poised to sign a contract with Red Bull for 2023.

❖ Ferrari forced to ‘lower’ engine power to safeguard reliability in 2022

❖ Williams announces Logan Sargeant as F1 2023 racer

❖ Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto ‘relaxed’ over future amid sacking speculation

❖ Charles Leclerc has not ruled out ditching Ferrari for Mercedes in a hint that he could replace Lewis Hamilton.

❖ Lewis Hamilton’ glad’ 2022 is over after first winless F1 season

❖ Hamilton said, ‘Ultimately, I think we started with a car we didn’t want, and we finished with a car we didn’t want.’