F1 Snippets

23 February 2023

❖ Pre-season testing has been cut from six days down to just three. 

❖ The only pre-season test is in Bahrain, at the Bahrain International Circuit, on February 23-25

❖ The F1 2023 season begins at the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix on March 3-5.

❖ The F1 2023 calendar will deliver a record-breaking 23 races.

❖ The FIA has given the green light for six sprint races in 2023 – an increase from three in 2022.

❖ Just four teams have kept the same driver pairing from last year for 2023

❖ Injured Lance Stroll to miss Bahrain F1 pre-season test after cycling accident 

❖ Honda is considering a formal return to coincide with new engine regulations

❖ Wolff wants last season’s disastrous W13 F1 car to remind Mercedes to be bold

❖ FIA nets $27m from 2023 F1 driver and team entry fees