The Piastri earthquake and its aftermath

The Piastri earthquake and its aftermath

4:18 p.m

Area of drivers in 2023

Here’s a abstract of which drivers have already been confirmed for subsequent season. And with that, we lastly say goodbye. Sorry!

Picture gallery: Formulation 1 drivers 2023

4:08 p.m

Capito: Albon “well-liked and dependable group member”

Workforce principal Jost Capito says: “Alex is a good driver and a valued member of Williams. We’re delighted to verify our long-term relationship with him. Alex brings an excellent mixture of expertise and perception that can be of nice worth to the group. He’s a fierce competitor, he has confirmed himself to be an excellent group member. well-liked and dependable and we sit up for him offering a steady basis for our additional growth on this new period of Formulation 1 automobiles.”

4:07 p.m

Albon is saying one thing!

In the meantime there are studies within the press: “It is actually thrilling to remain at Williams in 2023 and I am wanting ahead to seeing what we will obtain as a group in the remainder of the season and subsequent yr,” mentioned Albon. “The group is working arduous to develop and I’m very motivated to proceed this journey and develop our studying collectively.”

4:03 p.m

A operating gag

Properly, a operating gag shouldn’t be missed lately 😉

“I perceive that Williams Racing issued a press launch this afternoon, with my permission, that I’ll drive for them subsequent yr. That’s right and I’ve signed a contract with Williams for 2023. I’ll drive for Williams subsequent yr.” he writes.

A transparent reference to Oscar Piastri yesterday.

4:01 p.m

Williams confirms Albon

The place we will: William confirmed Alexander Albon in 2023 “and past”. Thai have signed a brand new ‘multi-year settlement’. Who will sit within the second cockpit remains to be open.

2:05 p.m

Time to shut for now

With that we are saying goodbye to the ticker session forward this summer time break. Nonetheless, we’re monitoring William’s announcement and can re-announce on the ticker if the group pronounces one thing. It must be 4 pm

Till then, Norman Fischer says goodbye and needs you a pleasant remainder of the day. Tomorrow my colleague Ruben Zimmermann will begin the ultimate scoring session for now. Sorry!

1:43 p.m

summer time trip? ADAC GT Masters on the Nürburgring!

Are you bored throughout summer time break and miss the automobile? It would not must be! As a result of even when Formulation 1 is just not operating, there may be one other sequence. The ADAC GT Masters takes place on the Nürburgring this weekend – another excuse to sing. As a result of we do not have the German Grand Prix in Formulation 1.

Races seven and eight of the ADAC GT Masters can be held within the Eifel area on Saturday and Sunday. As at all times, unique TV accomplice NITRO can be stay and close by, broadcasting each ADAC GT Masters races stay on TV.

All data and occasion occasions on the Nürburgring may be discovered right here!

1:16 p.m

Alpine sticks to it: They’re good in Piastri!

Alpine insists that his contract with Oscar Piastri is legally void in 2023, though the Australian insists he is not going to run the group. Which means the occasion can attraction to the Formulation 1 Board of Contracts Recognition if there are any authorized disputes with the opposite occasion.

The panel, made up of unbiased attorneys, will then examine the phrases of Piastri’s contracts and determine who may have rights to him subsequent yr.

Earlier than Piastri’s announcement on Tuesday, group boss Otmar Szafnauer mentioned he had no doubts about Alpine’s proper to his providers subsequent yr: “We’ve the fitting to take him,” he mentioned. “We’ve significance.”


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