Motorsport 2022, all the most important automotive events of the season

The 2022 season of Motorsport and motoring is full of events and news, starting with Formula 1, which is being extended and renewed. But the other competitions are not far behind, from Formula E to the World Endurance Championship up to the GT World Challenge Europe. Rich calendars that promise great emotions to all four-wheel enthusiasts.

Formula 1: between new arrivals and flashbacks, it will be the longest (and most exciting) season ever

The Formula 1 World Championship will start on March 20, 2022 and will be the longest in history, with 23 races . Many returns, after a few years of absence, as in the case of the Australian Grand Prix , to be held in Melbourne, the Canadian Grand Prix , which will be held at the Villeneuve in Montreal , the Japanese Grand Prix and the Singapore Grand Prix. . In addition, 2022 will also see the debut of a new track, that of Miami .

The news of Formula 1 , however, will not only concern the calendar. In fact, there will also be many technological innovations , designed to make the competition more exciting. The most significant are the return of the ground effect and the change in tire size . The first will involve significant changes to the aerodynamics of the single-seaters, to increase the importance of the road surface in driving. The novelty will be accompanied by the inclusion on the vehicles of a fin system that will preserve the general stability of the car. In tires, on the other hand, the diameter will increase, while the width will remain intact. This variation should result in greater precision in direction changes.

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Formula E, double appointment for Italy

The 2022 season of Formula E , that is the world championship dedicated to electric single-seaters , also promises to be exciting and full of novelties. There are 16 Grands Prix that make up the calendar, with the start taking place last January 28 in Diriyah (Saudi Arabia) and the conclusion scheduled for August 14 in Seoul (South Korea). In between, Italy will celebrate the doubling of the Rome stage . The capital, in fact, will host the Formula E cars on 9 and 10 April, for rounds 4 and 5 of the season.

Below, the complete Formula E calendar :

  • January 28 and 29: Rounds 1 and 2, Saudi Arabia (Diriyah)
  • February 12: Round 3, Mexico (Mexico City)
  • 9 and 10 April: Rounds 4 and 5, Italy (Rome)
  • April 30: Round 6, Principality of Monaco (Monte Carlo)
  • 14 and 15 May: Rounds 7 and 8, Germany (Berlin)
  • June 4: Round 9, Indonesia (Jakarta)
  • July 2: Round 10, Canada (Vancouver)
  • July 16 and 17: Rounds 11 and 12, United States (New York)
  • 30 and 31 July: Rounds 13 and 14, UK (London)
  • 13 and 14 August: Rounds 15 and 16, South Korea (Seoul)

World Endurance Championship (WEC), 6 unmissable stages to celebrate the tenth season

In 2022, the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC , that is the World Championship of endurance races, celebrates its tenth edition . An important milestone, celebrated with a rich calendar: six events plus a prologue , the latter scheduled for mid-March, on the Sebring circuit in Florida.

Here is the complete WEC calendar :

  • 12-13 March: Sebring Prologue – Sebring International Circuit (Florida, United States)
  • March 18: Sebring 1000 Miles – Sebring International Circuit (Florida, United States)
  • May 7: 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps – Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps (Spa, Belgium)
  • 11-12 June: 24 Hours of Le Mans – Sarthe Circuit (Le Mans, France)
  • July 10: Monza 6 Hours – Monza National Circuit (Monza, Italy)
  • September 11: Fuji 6 Hours – Fuji Oyama Circuit (Shizuoka, Japan)
  • November 11: Bahrain 8 Hours – Bahrain International Circuit (Sakhir, Bahrain)

GT World Challenge Europe, the competition for Gran Turismo cars

The GT World Challenge Europe is one of the most important international competitions for Gran Turismo cars. The 2022 calendar includes 10 stages in as many circuits . All appointments:

  • Test: Paul Ricard (March 7-8)
  • 1 – Imola, Italy (April 1-3)
  • 2 – Brands Hatch, GB (April 30 – May 1)
  • 3 – Magny-Cours, France (May 13-15)
  • 4 – Paul Ricard, France (June 3-5)
  • 5 – Zandvoort, The Netherlands (June 17-19)
  • Test: Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium (21-22 June)
  • 6 – Misano, Italy (July 1-3)
  • 7 – Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium (July 28-31)
  • 8 – Hockenheim, Germany (September 2-4)
  • 9 – Valencia, Spain (September 16-18)
  • 10- Barcelona, Spain (September 30-October 2)

 

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